Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is a man known for his knowledge and experience.El-Rufai is married to three wives and his first wife, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, who is the First Lady of the state is a woman that has been praised for her zeal to always contribute to the society.
However, two English varieties are recognized out of "Englishes" in the world today as the basic standard of English. They include: The British English and the American English. As result of British colonialism, Nigeria is made to adopt the British English as her official language by default.
Hello and welcome to this article where you will learn why it is wrong to wish someone "Happy birthday in arrears" and also know the correct words to use. English Language is such a popular and interesting language widely used by many in various parts of the world for easy communication. However, despite the language's popularity, it remains some individuals' second language and thus the language is often prone to be used erroneously. It is also important to know that English Language varies in some parts of
The British actually introduced the language to the Americas when they reached these lands by sea between the 16th and 17th centuries. At that time, spelling had not yet been standardised. It took the writing of the first dictionaries to set in stone how these words appeared. In the UK, the dictionary was compiled by London-based scholars. Meanwhile, in the United States, the lexicographer was a man named Noah Webster. Allegedly, he changed how the words were spelled to make the American version different from
Nowadays it looks like everybody is studying English, and it's almost turning into the world’s most spoken language.
There are so many words that are commonly spelt wrongly due to lack of difference between British English and American English.So this are some spellings we need to take note of.This is a list of hard to spell words, showing their correct spelling with spelling advice and common misspellings. These spellings are consistent for British and American English. The table gives the correct spelling of the word, handy tips on getting it right, and also the most common misspellings that we’ve found in our research,
The British and United States of America are the Original owners of English language, but sometimes there are variations both in the way some words are pronounced, the spellings of some of words and the meaning of these words. These variations sometimes go deeper than expected that one in Britain may need to learn what an object is called in America. See schedule showing 50 words, the British VS American Words for the same thing 1. British: Trainers America: Snickers 2. British: Jumper or pullover America: Sweater
Vehicle registration plate , also known as a number plate (British English ), license plate (American English ), or licence plate ( Canadian English ), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes. All countries require registration plates for road vehicles such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Whether they are required for other vehicles, such as bicycles, boats, or tractors, may vary by jurisdiction. The registration identifier is a numeric or alphanumeric
Before we go further, please do well to click on the follow button which is on the top right corner of your page, so as to follow me and to get more updates. If you have done that, i must say a very big thank you. Now let us continue. Most pregnant women spend their time thinking of how to decorate thier unborn child's room. The color of the wall, toys, and posters have to be perfect. Kids love to move from one position to another and it is necessary for space to be made available. Wikipedia description An infant
The term "purse" originally referred to a small bag for holding coins. In many English-speaking countries it is still used to refer to a small money bag. A "handbag" is a larger accessory that holds objects beyond currency, such as personal items. American English typically uses the terms purse and handbag interchangeably. The term handbag began appearing in the early 1900s. Initially, it was most often used to refer to men's hand-luggage. Women's bags grew larger and more complex during this period, and the
Varieties of English. In different parts of the world , the English Language has come in contact with genetically and culturally unrelated languages . Hence , different regional varieties of the language have developed with variations existing at virtually all levels of language analysis . i.e ., Phonological, grammatical, syntactic , semantic , lexical ,etc. While regional differences in pronunciation and lexicon are often tied to sociolinguistic factors such as difference , variation at the syntactic level
Snacks are small foods often eaten between meals. They are usually sweet and delicious. Most snacks are products of flour. Below are some of the most commonly eaten snacks in Nigeria. 1. Meat Pie: This is a pie that is usually filled with meat and savoury ingredients. Meat pie is popular in Nigeria amongst other countries. It is yummy, crusty and tastes delicious. Meat pies often go with soft drinks or fruit juice in restaurants. 2. Doughnut: The doughnut is a type of fried dough that is commonly eaten as snack
These is how to use these words in Standard English Thanks for clicking on this article. This article will briefly explain two words that are confusing in usage. There is no shortcut to know them than to master the rules that guild their use. The two words are: 1. Cannot vs can not. In terms of meaning, they mean the same thing in one sense but they are still different in another sense. Both mean that something can not be done. As in: I can not open the door. It means one doesn't have strength to open the door
. English language belongs to the Germanic group of languages of the Indo-Europian language family. It was brought into England by the Germanic tribes about the 5th and 6th centuries. English language has developed from old English and middle English to modern English. Modern English language has been subjected to a number of varieties, the differences are manifest in speech, written and spoken by the various users. Not only can the differences be distinguished between the native speakers and others, they exist
English belongs to the Germanic group of languages of the Indo-European Language family. Modern English Language has been subjected to a number of varieties. By varieties, we mean the different kinds of a language. We all know that the American English is slightly different from British English. Although there is a tendency these days in Nigeria to use both American and British English in our spellings and writing. Nigeria uses the British English since we were colonised by them. There is need to distinguish
Most Nigerians don't really know the difference between American English and Britain English. Some people don't even know the reason why we are to speak one English and not the other. Some don't even know why we speak Britian english and not French or American English. The Main difference between countries that speak English and French is that, countries that are colonized by French men speak French while those colonized by British rulers speaks English. The following are the correct English words to be used
Every Nigerian Must Take Note of these English Words Spellings to Avoid Bloopers in Formal Writings.
Credit: Google. Historically, Nigeria was colonised by the British and so therefore our educational system is a replica of that of the British. In the sense that the official language permitted by the Nigeria Constitution to be communicated in schools (by both administrators, teachers, and students) is the British English. Especially in writing. It is widely known today all over the world that Americans have their own english which reportedly is a birth from the British English - Britain is the original english
Nigerians are a blessed people with vast sense of humour when it comes to evaluating some particular situations. Nevertheless, they are well cultured and posses high impact of humour. The lively things about Nigerians is that they can make funny situations out of less serious things. In a social gathering of about five people its likely difficult to go around without fishing out someone that will make you burst into laughter especially the those with comical attitudes. Anyways this article has been packaged
Chamomile (American English) or camomile (British English)spelling is the common name for several white petal and yellow centered like plants of the family Asteraceae.
The British are the main owners of English Language. They brought it to America, but there is remarkable differences between British English and American English. Some of these differences are spelling difference. The Americans though inherited English from British decided to spell some words differently in order to make their language indigenous. There are also difference in the vocabulary between the Americans and the british. Now let's look at the spelling and vocabulary differences between British English