Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Syllabus for English Language

by | Oct 15, 2020 | JAMB syllabus

JAMB Syllabus for English [PDF] is out- The Use of English Syllabus from JAMB is an official document that contains detailed information and guides on the topics you are expected to cover in Use of English for your UTME. The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Use of English is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination.

JAMB Syllabus for English - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Syllabus for English Language

JAMB Syllabus for the English Language

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Use of English is to guide the candidates in their preparation for the Board’s examination. It is designed to evaluate the candidates’ ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in both written and spoken English; and
  • Use the English Language for learning at the tertiary level.

The syllabus consists of three sections:

SECTION A: Comprehension/Summary

SECTION B: Lexis and Structure, and

SECTION C: Oral Forms

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RECOMMENDED TEXTS

  1. Attah, M. O. (2013). Practice in Spoken English for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, Maiduguri: University of Maiduguri Press.
  2. Bamgbose, A. (2002). English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann
  3. Banjo, A. et al (2004). New Oxford Secondary English Course Book Six for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc.
  4. Caesar, O. J. (2003). Essential Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited
  5. Daniel Jones (2011). Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  6. Egbe, D. I (1996). Mastering English Usage and Communication Skills, Lagos: Tisons
  7. Elugbe, B. (2000). Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: HeinemannGrant, N. J. H, Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998). Senior English Project 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman
  8. Idowu, O. O, Sogbesan, T. S, Adofo, A. K. Burgess, D. F and Burgess, L. J. (1998). Round-up English: A Complete Guide, Lagos: Longman Idris, U. (2001). Oral English at Your Fingertips for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Youngbrain Publishers
  9. Igiligi, E. C. and Ogenyi, S. O. (2010) Grammar and Composition in the G.S.M. Age, Enugu: Joe Hills Production Services
  10. Jauro, L. B. (2013). Oral English for Schools and Colleges: A teaching and Learning Approach, Yola: Paraclete Publishers.
  11. Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1989). Common Errors in English, Lagos: Longman
  12. Obinna, M. F. (2001). University Matriculation Use of English,(Fourth Edition) Port Harcourt: Sunray Books Limited
  13. Ogunsanwo, O. Duruaku, A. B.C, Ezechukwu, J and Nwachukwu, U. I (2005). Countdown English Language, (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Evans
  14. Olatoye, S. (2006). The Silent Teacher, Ado-Ekiti: Segun and Sons Enterprises
  15. Oluikpe, B. O. A, Nnaemeka, B. A, Obah, T. Y, Otagburuagu, E. J. Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998). Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher
  16. Tomori, S. H. O (2000). Objective Tests for School Certificate English: Practice in Lexis, Structure and Idiom (Reprinted Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann
  17. Ukwuegbu, C, Okoro, O., Idris, A. U., Okebukola, F. O. and Owokade, C. O. (2002). Catch-up English for SSCE/UME, Ibadan: Heinemann
  18. Okediran W. (2019) Strange Encounters. Ibadan: HEBN Publishers Plc.
  19. Adamu K.U. (2010) Hope In Anarchy. Ibadan: University Press Plc. Use of English 202
  20. Adamu K.U. (2009) The Village Tradesman. Ibadan: University Press Plc
  21. Nwaubani A. T. (2019) Buried Beneath The Baobab Tree. Lagos: Masobe Carinton A. (2017) Defend the Defenceless.

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