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Hello and Welcome. have you been searching for JAMB 2022 Syllabus Use Of English PDF? in order to prepare ahead of your Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME exams. Well your search ends here.

In this post, I will be sharing with you the 2022 JAMB syllabus for Use Of English. This useful PDF contains all the topics you need to read to prepare very well for the upcoming JAMB UTME. You can also download this pdf for free.

JAMB 2022 Syllabus Use Of English

Is 2022 JAMB Syllabus Use Of English PDF out?

Yes, JAMB 2022 syllabus is out! Remember that you must adhere to what is stipulated in the syllabus. It will improve your performance during the mock and main Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Where Can I Download JAMB 2022 Syllabus Use Of English PDF Format

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What is JAMB Syllabus Use Of English All About?

The aim of the JAMB UTME syllabus in Use of English 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) communicate effectively in both written and spoken English;

(2) have a sound linguistic basis for learning at the tertiary level.

The syllabus consists of two sections:

Section A: Comprehension/Summary

Section B: Lexis, Structure and Oral Forms

Details Of The JAMB Syllabus

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES  OBJECTIVES 
1.Comprehension/Summary 

(a) description 

(b) narration 

(c) exposition 

(d) argumentation/persuasion 

(i) Each of the four passages to be set (one 

will be a cloze test) should reflect various 

disciplines and be about 400 words long. 

(ii) Questions on passages will test the;

following: 

The Potter’s Wheel by Chukwuemeka Ike and The Successors by Jerry Agada 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) Synthesis of ideas from the passages.

Candidates should be able to: 

i. identify main points in passages; 

ii. determine implied meaning; 

iii. identify the grammatical functions of words,

 phrases and clauses and figurative /idiomatic 

 expression; 

iv. deduce or infer the writer’s opinion, mood, 

 attitude to the subject matter, etc.

 

Structure Of The Examination

SECTION A: Comprehension/Summary

(a) 3 comprehension passages (15 questions in all, 3 marks each) = 45 marks

(b) I cloze passage (10 questions in all, 2 marks each) = 20 marks

 

SECTION B: Lexis, Structure and Oral Forms

(a) Sentence interpretation (10 questions in all, 2 marks each) = 20 marks
(b) Antonyms (opposite in meaning – 15 questions in all, 1 mark each) = 15 marks
(c) Synonyms (same in meaning – 15 questions in all, 1 mark each) = 15 marks
(d) Sentence completion (filling in the gaps – 20 questions in all, 1 mark each) = 20 marks
(e) Oral forms (15 questions in all, 1 mark each) = 15 marks
Total: 100 questions = 150 marks

RECOMMENDED TEXTS

Bamgbose, A. (2002). English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann

 

Banjo, A. name(s)? (2004) New Oxford Secondary English Course Book Six for Senior Secondary Schools, Thadan: UP Plc.

 

Banjo, A. Ayndele, S and Ndahi, K S. (1997) Exam Focus: English for WASSCE and SSCE, Ibadan UP Plc

 

Caesar, O. J. (2003). Essential Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited

 

Egbe, D. (1996). Mastering English Usage and Communication Skills, Lagos: Tisons

 

Elugbe, B. (2000). Orai English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann

 

Grant, N. J, H. Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998). Senior English Project 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman

 

Idowu, O. O, Sogbeson, T. S. Adofo, A. K. Burgess, D. F and Burgess, L. J. (1998). Round-up English: A Complete Guide, Lagos: Longman

 

Idris, U. (2001). Oral English at Your Fingertips for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Young brain Publishers

 

Igwe, S. O. Aloye. R. O. and Olayiwolu, B. A. (2005). JAMB Success: English Language for UME, PCE, Ibadan: UP Plc

 

Nnamonu, S. and Jowit, D. (1987) Use of English: JAMB Practice Tests, Lagos: Longman. Nnamonu, S. and Jowit, D. (1989). Common Errors in English. Lagos: Longman

 

Obinna, M. F. (2001). University Matriculation Use of English (Fourth Edition) Port Harcourt; Sunray Books Limited

 

Ogunsanwo, O. Duraku, A, B.C, Ezechukwu, J and Nwachukwu, U. I (2005). Countdown English

 

Language, (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Evans: Olatoye. S. (2006). The Silent Teacher, Ado-Ekiti; Segun and Sons Enterprises

 

Oluikpe, B. O. A, nnaemeka, B. A., Obah. T. Y. Otagburuagu, E. J. Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998).

 

Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher.

 

Tomori, S. H. O (2000). Objective Tests for School Certificate english: Practice in Lexis, Structure and idiom (Reprinted Edition), Ibadan; Heinemann

 

Ukwuegbu, C, Okora, O., Idris, A. U., Okehukola, F. O. and Owokade, C. O. (2002). Catch-up English for SSCE/UME, Ibadan: Heinemann.

 

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Well, that is the JAMB syllabus for Use Of English. In case of any confusion or questions, do not hesitate to use the comment section below. You can also send us your questions and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


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