ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF PIDGIN ENGLISH AND STANDARD BRITISH ENGLISH ON RAVE FM

  ABSTRACT The research analysed the use of pidgin English and standard British English on Rave f.m, Osogbo. It was observed that pidgin English otherwise known as broken English is now gaining popularity in Nigeria society particularly in Osun State as Rave F.M leading other broadcasting stations in using the language for programmes. Survey research method was employed while 150 copies of questionnaires were administered to the selected respondents who were selected based on convenience within Osogbo and its environs from which 140 copies of questionnaires were returned for analysis. However, the frequency and percentage method of data analysis was …READ MORE …

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF PIDGIN ENGLISH USAGE IN BROADCAST MEDIA

ABSTRACT  The research examined audience perception of Pidgin English usage in broadcast media ( A case study of WASOBIA TV and WASOBIA FM. It was observed that pidgin English otherwise known as broken English is now gaining popularity in Nigeria society particularly in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, Aba, Onisha, Enugu, Owerri, Uyo, Edo and most of the cities in Nigeria. Although, Pidgin English is still considered as a language of the uneducated and there will be declined in pure English language if Pidgin English continues to thrill in broadcast media. But today is been used in both formal and informal setting …READ MORE …