Grammar Clinic: Finite and non-finite clauses

 Grammatical Structures: Revision on finite and non-finite clauses What is the structure of the following sentence? Deterred by the lack of future job prospects, many Nigerian secondary school students avoid science subjects. The sentence contains two clauses, and what follows the comma is the main clause. But what about the clause preceding the comma, 'Deterred... [...]

Social Issues – Illiteracy

JSS 2 Civic Education First Term Week 7 Topic: Social Issues (Illiteracy) Contents Meaning of social issues Meaning of illiteracy Causes of illiteracy Social Issues are social problem that influences and it is opposed by a considerable number of individuals within a society. Some social issues in Nigeria are Illiteracy, Drug abuse, child abuse, child trafficking, [...]

Classwork Series and Exercise {Civic Education – JSS1}: Promoting National Unity

JSS 1 Civic Education First Term Week 8 Topic: Promoting National Unity Content - The means of promoting national unity How individuals can promote national unity Promoting National Unity Promoting national unity is the work of everybody in the country, the government and individual should be involved in the means of promoting national unity. Establishment [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Civic Education- SS 2}: How Employment Can Alleviate Poverty

Topic: How Employment Can Alleviate Poverty Content- Meaning of employment Ways by which employment can alleviate poverty Employment Employment is a situation where a person who is willing and able to work gets a befitting work to do. It is the act of been gainfully employed either by public, private parastatals or by one-self (self [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Government – SS2}: Non-Alignment

Government, SS 2, Week 4 Topic: NON-ALIGNMENT Contents: Meaning of Non-alignment Origin of Non- aligned movement Aims and objectives of non aligned movement Factors that stimulate the formation of non-aligned movement Non- Alignment Non alignment is defined as non-commitment of a nation to either the west or the east bloc usually on international issues. It [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS3}: Reproductive Health

Week 1 Topic: Reproductive Health Meaning of Reproductive Health Reproductive health is the ability of people to have a satisfying and safe sex life and the capability to reproduce as well as the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. Significance of Reproductive Health Reproductive health is significant because it promotes [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Commerce – SS3}: Credit

SS 3 Commerce Topic: Credit Contents : Meaning of Credit, Basis for Credit sales, Advantages and Disadvantages of Credit sales. Credit Credit can simply be defined as the process by which goods and services are transferred to a buyer from the seller with the aim that the buyer will pay later in the future. Credit occurs when [...]

Government – Military Rule In Nigeria

Military Rule In Nigeria Content: Characteristics of Military Rule Reasons for Military Intervention In Nigeria The Structure of Military Rule in  Nigeria Achievements of Military Rule in Nigeria The Weakness or Failure of Military Regime in Nigeria Introduction Nigeria's first military junta began following the 1966 Nigerian coup d'état which overthrew Prime Minister Alhaji Sir [...]

Language Structure: How To Make Requests

How to Make Requests Language Structure: Requests 1. Making Requests Very often we use language to request something from other people - for example, when we want to borrow something. The table below shows some common ways of making requests. Situation Request Common responses Very informal, common within classmates Can I borrow your pen? Sure. [...]