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2016/2017 Yoruba Language JAMB SYLLABUS

Yoruba



YORUBA GENERAL OBJECTIVES
The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Yoruba is to prepare the candidates for the Board's examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1.stimulate and sustain their interest in Yoruba language, literature and culture;
2.acquire pasic knowledge and skill in Yoruba language, literature and material and non-material aspects of culture.

STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMINATION
The test will be of an objective type, candidates will answer fifty (50) multipie-choice questions covering all aspects of the syllabus:
1. LANGUAGE

(a) Comprehensive (1 prose and I verse) 10 items
(b) Sound system                                     05 items
(c) Grammar                                             06 items
(d) Current orthography                             02 items
(e) Translation                                           02 items

2. LITERATURE
(a)Oral                                                      06 items
(b)Written                                                 09 items

3. CULTURE                                           10 items
    TOTAL                                                 50 items

SECTION A
TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
1. LANGUAGE

(a) Comprehension
(i) Prose
(ii)Verse


OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.  identify central issues in a passage and draw appropriate
conclusions;
ii.  determine basic assumptions and express ideas;
iii.  identify the meanings and functions of given phrases and sentences.
TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
(b) Sound System
       (i)  Production of sounds (consonants and vowels)
       (ii)  Tones, tone change and tonal transfer
       (iii)  Syllabe structure
       (iv)  Sound process (vowel harmony and co-occurrence, etc.) elision and contraction)
        (v)  Loan-word integration

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

ia.   identify organs of speech and speech sounds;
i.   determine their correct usages;
ii.   detect linguistic errors ; (pronunciations and wrong usages);                     
iii.  determine the syllable; components of words;
iv.  demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles underlying the relationship between sounds;
vi.demonstrate knowledge of word adaption.


TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
c. Grammar
i.Morphology -  Word formation
ii.Word Classes û nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, conjunctions, prepositions, etc.
iii.Phrases and clauses û types and functions.
iv.Sentences û types, structures and functions

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Demonstrate good knowledge of word derivation;
ii.Determine the appropriate use of words;
iii.Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Yoruba syntax;
iv.Identify the types and functions of sentences;
v.Demonstrate good knowledge of vocabulary.


TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
d.     Current Orthography

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Detect linguistic errors;
ii.Present ideas in acceptable  modern form, (oral and written);

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
e.     Translation

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.vocabulary;
ii.Interpret sentences and ideas in accordance with acceptable principles.

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
2. LITERATURE

(a)Oral Literature:

i.Prose Yemitan, O. ati Ogundele O.
(1970) Oju Osupa (Apa keji), Ibadan: Oxford University Press. Itan 1 û 21

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Identify central issues, problems, the component parts of an idea presented in a work;
ii.Draw appropriate conclusions
iii.Identify the figurative and idiomatic expressions in the text
iv.Demonstrate the knowledge of narrative techniques in the text

ii.Poetry
Raji, S. M. (1991) Ijinle Ofo Ogede ati Aasan, ONIBONOJE PRESS
Ofo Awure
Ofo Owo
Ofo Bi inu Ba ti Run
Eniyan
Ofo ta a fi n ti Ojo
Ofo Arobi
Ofo Isoye
Ofo Eni ti Ejo bu je
Ofo Ta a fi n Da eje

Ofo Arinrin Ajo
Ofo Asegbe
Ofo Ba a Ba ko Ebo Lode
Ofo Ta n pe Ti Obinrin ba n Robi


OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Deduce logical inferences from abstract relations of components of an idea in a work.
ii.Identify the figurative and idiomatic expressions in the poem.

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
(b)Written Literature:
i.Prose: Okedeji, O. (2000) Agbalagba Akan;Longman.

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Demonstrate good knowledge of ideas in works of art
ii.Draw moral lessons from the text.
iii.Identify the narrative techniques in the text
iv.identify the figurative and idiomatic expressions in the text


TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
ii.Poetry: Opadotun. O. (1982) AROFO OPADOTUN, Longman.

Ewi : Iba agba û Ododo Akanji

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.deduce the import of written works of art and games;
ii.identify the figurative and idiomatic expressions in the poem.

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
i.Drama: Owolabi Olu (2005) Agba ti n yo le da, Evans.

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to
i.Identify the central theme of works;
ii.Interpret same in accordance with acceptable principles.
iii.Identify types of drama
iv.Identify the figurative and idiomatic expressions in the drama.
v.Extract the narrative techniques in the drama.


TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES

CULTURE (ISESE)

1.Ero ati Igbagbo (Olodumare, akudaya, emere abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.Distinguish traditional practices and acceptable ways of life from modern and common sense beliefs

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
2.Eto iselu ati aabo ilu: (Egbe ati ogba, oye jije, ogun jija abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.Assess the functions and roles of individuals, chieftains, and groups in ensuring peace, stability and continuity of society.

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
3.Eto isinku, oku sise ati ogun pinpin

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:
i.Distinguish between traditional practices;
ii.Relate them to funerals and inheritance;
Suggest ways to preserve the traditional practices

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
4.Oge sise: (Ila kiko, ara finfin, tiroo lile abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:
i.Interpret graphic representation of cultural practices;
ii.Examine the processes of beautification.

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
5.Ayeye (Igbeyawo, isomoloruko, iwuye abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:
i.Demonstrate good knowledge of social activities and celebrations; Relate events to appropriate situations

TOPICS/CONTENTS/NOTES
6.Eto Iwosan: (Itoju alaisan, itoju ati igbebi aboyun abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.Determine the appropriate health care practices applicable to ailments of members of society;
Suggest the best ways of using the appropriate health care practices.

TOPIC/CONTENTS/NOTES
7. Aroko (ikilo, itufo ebe abbl)

8. Awon ounje Yoruba (Abari, iyan, ewa abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i. identify the symbolic relevance of  objects of communications;

ii. relate certain foods to symbolic  meanings

TOPICS/CONTENT/NOTES
C.  Ise abinibi: (Agbe, isona, ilu lilu abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.  demonstrate adequate knowledge  of the various traditional professions;

ii.   compare various traditional professions.

TOPICS/CONTENT/NOTES

9.   Iranra-eni-lowo: (Aaro, ebese, owo yiya abbl)

OBEJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.   examine various ways of benefitting from communal relationships.
TOPICS/CONTENT/NOTES
10.   Iwa omoluabi:
      a)  iwa eto omoluabi (Suuru, imoore, ibowo abbl)
      b)  iwa aito (Afojudi, aibikita, ole abbl)

OBJECTIVES
Candidates should be able to:

i.    identify acceptable patterns of  behaviour and attitude that conform with societal norms and values;

ii.  suggest ways of inculcating them  in society.

RECOMMENDED TEXTS
LANGUAGE
Abiodun Jibola (1995) Aroko ati Aayan ogbufo, Lagos: MAJAB publishers
Adewole L. O. Et al (2000) Exam Focus û Yoruba language for WASSCE/SSCE. Ibadan: UP Plc
Awobuluyi, O. (1978) Essentials of Yoruba Grammar, Ibadan: UP Plc
Awobuluyi, O. (1990) Yoruba Metalanguage (Ede-Iperi Yoruba) vol II, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Babalola A. (ed) (1991) Iwe Imodotun Yoruba SSI-SSIII, Longman
Bamgbose o. (ed) (1984) Yoruba Metalanguage (Ede-Iperi Yoruba) vol I, Ibadan: UP Plc
Bamgbose A. (1990) Fonologi ati Girama Yoruba, Ibadan
Mustapha O. (ed) (1988) Eko-Ede Yoruba ode-oni SSI-SSIII, Macmillian
Mustapha O. (ed) (1991) Eko-Ede Yoruba Titun SSI-SSIII, Yoruba, Ibadan UP Plc
Odetokun, Ademola (et. al) (2005) Iwe Igbaradi fun Idanwo Yoruba, Ibadan: Macmillian
Owolabi, K. (1989) Ijinle Itupale Ede Yoruba (1) Fonetiki at Fonology, Ibadan: Onibonoje Press
Owolabi O. (et. al) (1990) Countdown WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME (Iwe igbaradi fun Idanwo Asekagba Yoruba) Ibadan: Evans
Oyadeyi O. (1998) Ijinle Fonologi ati Girama ede Yoruba, Ibadan: Heinemann

LITERATURE
All the prescribed texts are reflected as applicable on the syllabus under Topics/Contents/Notes column.
CULTURE
Adeoye, C.L (1979) Asa ati Ise Yoruba, Ibadan:OUP
Adeoye, C.L (1985) Igbagbo ati Esin Yoruba, Ibadan: Onibonoje
Ladele T. A. et al (1986) Akojopo Iwadii Ijinle Asa Yoruba, Ibadan: Macmillian







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