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of Lagos , Nigeria Nigerian English Usage and the Tyranny of Faulty Analogy III : Pronunciation

@inproceedings{Okoro2017ofL,
  title={of Lagos , Nigeria Nigerian English Usage and the Tyranny of Faulty Analogy III : Pronunciation},
  author={O. Okoro},
  year={2017}
}
  • O. Okoro
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • We define ‘faulty analogy’ as the impulsive thinking by the vast majority of L2 users of English that if B is similar to A in a certain linguistic respect, then B can be treated exactly like A in that respect on account of this similarity. The data used in the study was collected from a wide range of sources – spoken and written – over a ten-year period from 2005 to 2015. Our theoretical framework derives from the Behaviourist theory of language acquisition through the process of imitation and… CONTINUE READING
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