Use of English

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus was used to design this course. The course content is also relevant for other exams, such as the National Examination Council (NECO) exams, the West African Examination Council (WEAC) exams, and the General Certificate of Education (GCE) exams.

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Sample English CBT

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Sample English CBT

Use of English

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus was used to design this course. The course content is also relevant for other exams, such as the National Examination Council (NECO) exams, the West African Examination Council (WEAC) exams, and the General Certificate of Education (GCE) exams.

Idachaba Sunny

Idachaba Sunny

Course Instructor

We will teach you how to understand exam questions, it doesn’t matter how good your answer is if you misunderstood the question. Examiners, such as JAMB and TOEFL love to ask questions with similar answer options, it is a way they keep standards in line.  We will teach you the Use of English and we will be in the course forum to answer your questions.

Nwite Jacob Obinna

Nwite Jacob Obinna

Assistant Course Instructor

Ezeukwu Charles Ikenna

Ezeukwu Charles Ikenna

Assistant Course Instructor

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, candidates should be able to:

(i) Communicate effectively in both written and spoken English

(ii) Use the English Language for learning at the tertiary level; and

(iii) Pass the exams with ease

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, candidates should be able to:

(i) Communicate effectively in both written and spoken English

(ii) Use the English Language for learning at the tertiary level; and

(iii) Pass the exams with ease

Course Syllabus

Comprehension/Summary

(a) description
(b) narration
(c) exposition
(d) argumentation/persuasion
(i) Each of the three passages to be set (one
will be a cloze test) should reflect
various disciplines and be about 200
words long.
(ii) Questions on the passages will test the
following:
(a) Comprehension of the whole or
part of each passage.
(b) Comprehension of words, phrases,
clauses, sentences, figures of
speech and idioms as used in the
passages.
(c) Coherence and logical reasoning
(deductions, inferences, etc).
(d) The Last Days at Forcados High
School, A. H. Mohammed.
(e) Synthesis of ideas from the
passages.

Lexis and Structure

(a) synonyms
(b) antonyms
(c) homonyms
(d) clause and sentence patterns
(e) word classes and their functions
(f) mood, tense, aspect, number,
agreement/concord, degree (positive,
comparative and superlative) and question
tags
(g) punctuation and spelling
(h) ordinary usage, figurative usage and
idiomatic usage are to be tested.

Oral Forms

(a) Vowels (monophthongs and diphthongs
(b) Consonants (including clusters)
(c) Rhymes (including homophones)
(d) Word stress (monosyllabic and polysyllabic)
(e) Intonation (words emphatic stress)

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