JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD (JAMB) SYLLABUS FOR YORÙBÁ

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

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JAMB Syllabus for Yorùbá

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Yorùbá is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination.  It is designed to test their  achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

  1. Stimulate and sustain their interest in Yorùbá language, literature and culture;
  2. Acquire basic knowledge and skill in Yorùbá language, literature and material and non-material aspects of culture.

STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMINATION

The test will be of an objective type, candidates will answer forty (40) multiple-choice questions covering all aspects of the syllabus:

1.      LANGUAGE:

1. stimulate and sustain their interest in Yorùbá language, literature and culture

2. acquire basic knowledge and skill in Yorùbá language, literature and material and non-material aspects of culture.

STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMINATION

The test will be of an objective type, candidates will answer forty (40) multiple-choice questions covering all aspects of the syllabus:

1. LANGUAGE:

(a) Comprehension     

(1 prose and 1 verse)       08 items

(b) Essay writing             01 item

(c) Sound system           04 items

(d) Grammar                  05 items

(e) Current orthography   02 items

(f) Translation                 01 item

2.LITERATURE:

(a) Oral                        04 items

(b) Written                   06 items

3. CULTURE                09 items

TOTAL                         40 items

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RECOMMENDED TEXTS

LANGUAGE

  1. Abíọ́dún, J. (1995). Àròkọ àti Aáyan Ògbufọ̀, Lagos: MAJAB Publishers.
  2. Adéwọlé, L. O. et al. (2000). Exam Focus – Yorùbá Language for WASSCE/ SSCE, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  3. Awóbùlúyì, O. (1978). Essentials of Yorùbá Grammar, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  4. Awóbùlúyì, O. (ed.). (1990). Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá) Vol. II, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  5. Awóbùlúyì, O. (2008). Ẹ̀ kọ́ Ìṣẹ̀ dá-Ọ̀ rọ̀ Yorùbá, Akurẹ: Montem Paperback.
  6. Awóbùlúyì, O. (2013). Ẹ̀ kọ́ Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Oṣogbo: Atman Ltd.
  7. Babalọlá, A. (ed.) (1991). Ìwé Ìmọ́dọ̀tun Yorùbá SSI – SSIII, Ìbàdàn: Longman.
  8. Bámgbóṣé, A. (ed.) (1984). Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá) Vol. 1, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  9. Bámgbóṣé, A. (1990). Fọnọ́lọ́jì àti Gírámà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn.
  10. Mustapha, O. (ed.). (1988). Ẹ̀ kọ́-Èdè Yorùbá Òde-òní SSI – SSIII Ìbàdàn, Macmillian Publishers.
  11. Mustapha, O. (ed.). (1991). Ẹ̀ kọ́-Èdè Yorùbá Titun SSI–SSIII, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  12. Ọdẹ́tókun, A. et al. (2005). Ìwé Ìgbáradì fún Ìdánwó Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillan Publishers.
  13. Owólabí, K. (1989). Ìjìnlẹ̀ Ìtúpalẹ̀ Èdè Yorùbá (1): Fónẹ́tíìkì àti Fọnọ́lọ́jì, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnòjé Press.
  14. Owólabí, O. et al. (1999). Countdown WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME (Ìwé Ìgbáràdi fún Ìdánwò Àṣekágbá Yorùbá) Ìbàdàn: Evans.
  15. Ọyádèyí, O. (1998). Ìjìnlẹ̀ Fọnọ́lọ́jì àti Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Heinemann.

LITERAURE

All the prescribed texts are reflected as applicable on the syllabus under Topics/Contents/Notes column.

CULTURE

  1. Adéoyè, C. L. (1979). Àṣà àti Ìṣe Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: OUP.
  2. Adéoyè, C. L. (1985). Ìgbàgbọ́ àti Ẹ̀ sìn Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnọ̀jé Press.
  3. Ládéĺé, T. A.A. et al. (1986). Àkójọpọ̀ Ìwádìí Ìjìnlẹ̀ Àṣà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillian Publishers.

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