The Impact of Mother Tongue on Students’ Achievement in English Language in Junior Secondary Certificate Examination In North Eastern Part of Nigeria

Authors

  • Bilkisu Isah, Mohammed Abubakar

Abstract

This paper attempt to examines the impact of mother tongue on students achievement in
English Language in Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination in North Eastern part of
Nigeria. The benefit of teaching English language in our junior Secondary School can not be
over emphasized as a dominant phenomena for competent reorientation in other school subject.
English language is the common and official language of spoken and universal for all. (Hilgard
2010) elaborate the advantages of the use of English language in improving the quality and
communication within ethnic masculine and feminine in Nigerian society. Perhaps, to improve
the quality of reading, spoken and written English language among junior secondary school
pupils. (uzoagba 2002) stated that the problems and challenges of poor communication is serious
factors affecting mother tongues among junior secondary school children’s in Nigeria. The
researcher adopted a descriptive survey design to access the impact of mother tongue on
student’s achievement. Although simple random sampling techniques were employed for the
study. However, survey questionnaires were design as an instrumentations guide. The result
showed that no significant differences among demographic variables with the exception of
programs areas. The standard deviation for item 1:the educators (m=4.64) SD =53 strongly
agreed and students (m=4.38) SD=69 agree that impact of mother tongues in English language
has contributed to the national reformation in Nigeria.

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Published

2020-12-03

How to Cite

Bilkisu Isah, Mohammed Abubakar. (2020). The Impact of Mother Tongue on Students’ Achievement in English Language in Junior Secondary Certificate Examination In North Eastern Part of Nigeria. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 8743 - 8747. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2280