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Title:
THE PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH THE LEARNING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LAGOS NIGERIA

Authors:
Afolabi Blessing Iyinoluwa

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Afolabi Blessing Iyinoluwa
Bachelor of Arts, Department of English, National Open University of Nigeria, 14/16, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria

MLA 8
Iyinoluwa, Afolabi Blessing. "THE PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH THE LEARNING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LAGOS NIGERIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 2703-2714, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=183. Accessed 2018.
APA
Iyinoluwa, A. (2018, June). THE PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH THE LEARNING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LAGOS NIGERIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(6), 2703-2714.
Chicago
Iyinoluwa, Afolabi Blessing. "THE PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH THE LEARNING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LAGOS NIGERIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 6 (June 2018), 2703-2714. Accessed , 2018.

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Abstract:
English Language learning is faced with myriads of challenges ranging from mother tongue interference, Lack of adequate language specialists, parental contribution and even student's attitude to the language. The study adopted descriptive survey to collect the data on the problem at hand. Questionnaires on the Learning of English Language were used to gather the data. The highlighted problems are not only common scenarios of the government owned schools but also exist in private institutions although with little variance. To solve these and many other problems, the paper opines that English learners must be extensive readers, learn to appreciate and react favourably to the qualities and charm of English, teachers should get frequent improve themselves. In addition, parents also have great role to play by communicating with their wards in English language aid effective learning.