Dr Ogunsiji O.A.


Personal data

Dr. Opoola Ayotunde Ogunsiji

Lecturer I

Department of English

Faculty of Arts

University of Ibadan

Contact

Telephone number: +2348033939032

E-Mail address: ogunsijioa@yahoo.com

Education

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (WITH DATES)

  • University of Jos, Jos. 1979-1983
  • University of Ibadan, Ibadan . 1988-1990
  • University of Ibadan , Ibadan. 1996-2002

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Ed English, 1983, University of Jos.
  • M.A English Language, 1990, University of Ibadan.
  • PhD English Language, 2002, University of Ibadan.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMAS

  • Teachers? Grade II, 1978
  • B.Ed English, 1983

Publications

Books already published:

  • Ogunsiji, Ayo and Olasunkanmi, Yemi (2000) Functional English for Schools and Colleges. Ibadan:Hope Publications. 153pp.
  • Alo, Moses and Ogunsiji, Ayo (2004) English Language Communication Skills for Academic Purposes (eds) University of Ibadan: General Studies Programme (GSP) Unit. 326pp.

Chapters in Books already published:

  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2000) ?Introductory Semantics?. In Babajide, A. (ed) Studies in English Language Ibadan: Enicrownfit Publishers. Pp 43-59.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2001) ?Utilitarian dimensions of language in Nigeria?. In Igboanusi, H (ed) Language Attitude and Language Conflict in West Africa. Ibadan: Enicrownfit Publishers. Pp 152-164.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo and Adeoye, Yinka (2005) ?Language and Communication in the Traditional African Society: The Yoruba Example?. In Ajayi S. Ademola (ed) African Culture and Civilisation. Ibadan: Atlantis Books in Association with Ibadan Cultural Studies Group, pp 332-344.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo and Osundina, Tawa (2005) ?Greetings in Nigerian English: A Sociolinguistic Overview.? In Dada, A; Abimbade, A and Kolawole, O (eds) Issues in Language, Communication and Education (A Book of Reading in Honour of Caroline A. Okedara) Ibadan: Counstellation Books, pp. 125-138.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2002) ?A Speech Act Analysis of Soyinka?s ?ETIKE REVO WETIN?? In Babatunde, S and Adeyanju, D (eds) Language, Meaning and Society. Ilorin: Haytee Press pp 209 ? 223.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2003) ?Developing EL2 Learners? Communicative Competence through Literature in English?. In Oyeleye, L and Olateju, M (eds) Readings in Language and Literature. Ile ? Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press pp 127 ? 136.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2004) ?(Con)Textual Meaning in Wole Soyinka?s ?Faction??. In Owolabi, K and Dasylva, A. (eds) Forms and Functions of English and Indigenous Languages in Nigeria (A Festchrift in Honour of Ayo Banjo). Ibadan: Group Publishers. Pp 646 ? 669. (10.) Ogunsiji, Ayo (2004) ?Status, Features and Functions of English in Nigeria and their Implications for EL2 Teaching/Learning?. In Oyeleye, Lekan (ed) Language and Discourse in Society. Ibadan: Hope Publications. Pp 83 ? 97.

Articles that have already appeared in Learned Journals:

  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (1990) ?The Effects of the Present Economic and Political Situation on the English Language in Nigeria?. In Journal of the Nigeria English Studies Association (JNESA) 10(2), PP 51-57.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (1992) ?Lexical Clues to Thematic Development in Adebowale?s The Virgin?. In OYE: Ogun Journal of Arts, 5 pp45-52.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (1994) ?Prestige and Communicative Competence in Nigerian English?. In Ekpoma Journal of Language and Literary Studies (EJOLIS). 7 pp 1-10.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (1998) ?The English Language in Nigeria and the Issue of National Integration and Stability?. In Arts and Social Sciences Forum Journal 1(3), pp 28-32.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (1999) ?Aspects of the Lexical Designs of the Language of the Nigeria Police?. In Context: Journal of Social & Cultural Studies 3 (2), pp 34-46. (This is the 6th issue of the Journal and the Journal has now reached volume 6).
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2001) ?Aspects of Phono-Graphological Design in Wole Soyinka?s ?Faction??. In IRORO (Journal of Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma) 8 (1&2), pp 269-279.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2004)?Soyinka, Wole 1934 ??. In Encyclopedia of African History. New York: Taylor & Francis Books Inc.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2004) ?Developing the Basic Language Skills for Communicative Competence in Learners of English as a Second Language in Nigeria.? In Ibadan Journal of English Studies vol. 1. pp. 19-34.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2005) ?Apposition and Transitivity as Narrative Strategies in Soyinka?s Ake, Isara and Ibadan?. In Journal of the Nigeria English Studies Association 11(1) pp 24-37.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo (2006) ?Attitudinal Meaning in Soyinka?s Ake, Isara and Ibadan?. In De Taalkundige Le Linguiste vol. 52.

Books, Chapters in Books and Articles already accepted for publications:

  • Ogunsiji, Ayo ?Teaching English as Communication in an EL2 Context: An Overview.? Accepted for Publication in Papers in English and Liguistics vol. 5 (forthcoming) Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
  • Ogunsiji, Ayo ?The Lexico-Semantics of Nigerian English: A Revisit?. Accepted for publication in Ife Studies in English (forthcoming), Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Awards

SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND PRIZES.

  • Federal Government of Nigeria Academic Merit Award, 1981/82; 1982/83.
  • Professor Lassa?s prize for the best student in the Faculty of Education, University of Jos, Jos. 1983.
  • University of Jos Prize for the best student in the Faculty of Education, University of Jos, Jos. 1983.

HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.

  • Member, Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA).
  • Member, National Association of Lecturers of English for Academic Purposes (NALEAP).
  • Member, National Association of Teachers of English in Colleges of Education and Polytechnics (NATECEP).
  • Member, National Association for the Promotion of Studies in Arts and Social Sciences (NAPSASS).
  • Supervisor, GES 101: Use of English (2003 to May 2006).
  • Member, Senate Committee on General Studies Programme (2003 to May 2006).
  • Member, University of Ibadan Senate (2006 - ).

References

Prof. Lekan Oyeleye,

Dept. of English,

University of Ibadan,

Ibadan.

Prof. Segun Ladipo,

Dept. of Philosophy,

University of Ibadan,

Ibadan.

Dr. Wole Oyetade,

Dept of African Languages and Linguistics,

University of Ibadan,

Ibadan.