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RESEARCH QUESTION ONE:

Does spoken Lamnso outweighs spoken English in Kumbo Central Sub-Division?

The above question is meant to bring out the sociological status of English within
Kumbo Central Sub-Division. The items set under this view were answered as
presented below.

Table 11: Responses to items on the sociological status of English within Kumbo
Central Sub-Division.

NO ITEMS YES % NO %
01 Do you speak Lamnso ? 69 86.25 11 13.75
02 Do you speak Lamnso more often than 60 75 20 25
you speak English?
03 In Kumbo, do people speak Lamnso in 76 95 04 38
schools?
04 Do you prefer Lamnso to English? 49 61.25 31 38.75
05 It is not common in kumbo to see a group 71 92.20 06 07.79
of Nso. natives discussing in English.
06 IN Kumbo, English is greatly spoken only 73 91.25 07 08.75
within school settings.
07 Many parents in Kumbo prefer that their 74 92.5 06 07.5
children learn Lamnso first before English.
TOTAL 472 593.45 85 101.54
AVERAGE 67.428 84.778 12.142 14.505

RESEARCH QUESTION TWO


Does Lamnso have an influence on English morphology, phonology and
semantics?

Table 12: responses to items under research question two:

NO ITEMS YES % NO %
01 Does Lamnso have the same tone with 40 54.79 33 45.20
English language?
02 Are there some English words that 68 85 12 15
Lamnso speakers pronounced differently?
03 Do Lamnso speakers borrow words from 72 90 08 10
English?
04 Borrowed English words in Lamnso 64 80 14 20
undergo some changes.
05 Does Lamnso add some thing to the 51 63.75 29 36.25
borrowed words?
06 Does the change in pronunciation of 48 60 32 40
English words by Lamnso speakers affect
the meaning of words?
07 Lamnso speakers some times translate 69 86.25 11 13.75
directly from Lamnso to English.
TOTAL 412 519.79 139 108.2
AVERAGE 58.857 74.255 19.857 25.742
RESEARCH QUESTION THREE

Are there some strategies that can be used to lesson the influence of Lamnso
on English

Table 15: Responses to items under research question three:

NO ITEMS YES % NO %
1 I understand there are four radio stations in 69 86.25 21 26.25
Kumbo. Do you listen to any of their
programs?
2 Do they broadcast programs on aspects of 56 70 24 30
English language?
3 Do you think radio programs on the use of 66 82.5 14 17.5
good English can improve the English of the
population of Kumbo?
4 Schools in Kumbo do not have specialists or 63 78.75 17 21.25
experts teachers of English language at the
level of nursery and primary schools?
5 Most journalists employed in radio houses in 53 66.25 27 33.75
Kumbo are not fully trained journalists?
6 I have never heard of any seminar in Kumbo 54 67.5 26 32.5
on the proper use of English language?
7 Do you think such a seminar can help the 58 72.5 22 27.5
population of Kumbo to improve on the spoken
English?
8 Can the use of English language computer 51 63.75 29 36.25
programs at home ameliorate the English of the
people?
9 Do you have a computer or an android 69 86.25 21 26.25
telephone in your home?
10 English language learning programs are not 48 60 32 40
installed in my phone and in my computer.
TOTAL 587 733.75 233 291.25
AVERAGE 58.7 73.375 23.3 29.125

TOPIC: THE INLUENCE OF LAMNSO ON ENGLISH.

QUESTION

1) What is the sociological status of English within kumbo central? SAME AS: Does
spoken Lamnso outweighs spoken English in kumbo central?

OBJECTIVES

To determine the extent to which English is spoken in Kumbo central.

To determine the extent to which learners are exposed to English.

To predict what future holds for English within Kumbo central in the next fifty
years.

2) Does Lamnso have an influence on English morphology, phonology and


semantics?

OBJECTIVES

To know how and the extent to which Lamnso influences English morphology,
phonology and semantics.

3) Are there various strategies that could be used to lesson the influence of
Lamnso on English?
ONJECTIVE

To come out with correct and appropriate methods of curbing the influence of
Lamnso on English

THANKS