DEVELOPING LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR NEWS VALUE AWARENESS ON THE NIGERIA MEDIA
OLATEJU M. A.
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
OBAFEMI A WOLOW0 UNIVERSITY
ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE. NIGERIA.
This paper has tried to examine the part that some news items and translations of such items can play in the development of language skills in a multilingual society. The data for this work was gotten from recordings of news items on Osun State Broadcasting Corporation. Going through the text revealed that there is always the introduction of different lexical items both in English and in the Yoruba translated equivalents. With organized language activities by teachers in our various schools. The acquisition and usage of these different lexical items by learners can lead to improved competence in both languages.