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  1. Anonymous
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    English

    We were ask to mention and discuss five inevitable differences between the English spoken in Nigeria and Englad.And i want you to give the differences under the following points
    1 syntax
    2lexis
    3semantics
    4phonetics.
    Ten copies.

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    I'm a British English speaker, but I'm not very familiar with Nigerian English; my knowledge being confined to authors like Chinua Achebe. I'll have to look around first and then come back to you.

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    Re: English

    These look interesting. (I might even take a closer look at them myself.) There are a surprising number of websites where they discuss both Nigerian and British English. Go to: http://ms101.mysearch.com/jsp/GGmain...h+AND+Nigerian

    (What do you think, TDOL?)

    8)

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    A very useful site- just what the person seems to be looking for. Good googling there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    A very useful site- just what the person seems to be looking for. Good googling there.
    Thanks. I learned how to do that at the who2.com website. They have a tutorial on web searches there. (Their quizzes are fun. Go to: www.who2.com ).

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    I hadn't seen that site before.

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