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Anana Mariam Emmanuel Dr., Department of Languages

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Discourse Analysis Phonetics and Phonology Sociolinguistics


Dr Anana Mariam is a lecturer in the Department of Languages, Mountain Top University, Kilometer 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Prayer-City, Ogun State, Nigeria. Her areas of specialisation are Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics and Phonetics and Phonology. As a researcher, she has published scholarly articles in local and international journals (especially in Classroom Discourse). she has also written books in English Language for students in tertiary institutions. She is an Examination Officer, Department of Languages Mountain Top University, a Chairman: Hostel Management Committee ( Female), a Coordinator, Diploma programme in Spoken English and Communication Skill Development, Coordinator, Proficiency in French, and a member of other communities in Mountain Top University. Dr Anana Mariam is a Fellow: Society for Research and Academic Excellence (SRSE) a Member, English Language Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (ELTAN), a Member, National Association of Teachers and Researchers in English as a Second Language (NASTRESL), a Member: International Association of Language Educators (IALE) and a member of other academic organisations.

Academic Credentials

B.A. English, 1994; M. A. English, 2000 and Ph.D English, 2015

Professional Association

Member, English Language Association of Nigeria Member, Language Educators Member, Society for Research and Academic Excellence


1 Phonological Dilemma of Nigerian Lecturers in a Pluralistic Society in Ife Journal of Languages. Vol2, No1, June 2016, 189 –200
2 Syntactic Errors in the Written Essays of 100 level students in a Tertiary Institution in “ Revitalisation of African Languages, A Festschrift in Honour of OzoMekuriNdimele, Festschrift series No, 15, 2017, 411 –421,
3 The Teachers, Environment and the Role of Language Skills in Harnessing Diverse Cultures in a Multicultural L2 Classroom in Nigeria in International Journals of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS) , Vol 10, Nos. 1 &2, 2017, 206 –226
4 Relationship between English Discourse Patterns and Students’ Performance: An Explorative Study of Selective Vocational Centres in Lagos State in Alore, Ilorin Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 28, 2017, 89 –107
5 A Study of Students’ Attitude towards Oral English in Selected Secondary Schools in the Lagos Metropolies. Ilorin Journal of Linguistics, Literature & Culture. Vol 7, 2017 PP 89 – 101
6 Redefining the Teaching of Oral English in Nigerian Universities. . Ilorin Journal of Linguistics, Literature & Culture. Vol 8, 2018 PP 119-137
7 The Interdependency of Direct and Indirect Speech Acts in Classroom Discourse in International Journals of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS) ,Vol 11, Nos. 2018, 246 –255
8 Coarticulation on Staff’s Speeches in a Meeting in MTU Journal of Humanities,Management and Social Sciences, Vol.1 No.1, 2018 , 87 –105
9 An Analysis of Classroom Discourse in English in Journal of Studies in Humanities (JOSIH). Vols. 8 & 9, 2018 & 2019, 129 –147
10 English Discourse Patterns for Entrepreneurial Sustainability in Vocational Centres in Lagos. MTU Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development (MTUJESD)Vol 1 (1), 2019, 168 –179
11 English Discourse Patterns in Selected Conventional and Unconventional Educational Institutions in Lagos State, Nigeria. Journal of Studies in Humanities, 10, 2019, 142—153
12 Classroom Discourse in E-Teaching and Learning During Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria. Journal of International Association of Language Educators. (JIALE), 1(1) 2020, 17 –29
13 Repositioning a Girl-Child for Social Responsibility through Effective Communication in a Plural Society: A Sociolinguistic Approach. International Journal of Humanitatis Theoreticus 4(2) 2020 , 175-184
14 The Dichotomy of Specialisation: Is a Literature Teacher Necessarily a Language Teacher? Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities.Vol21, No.2, 2020. 108-133
15 Revitalisation and sustainability to Annang proverb through its Usability . AMA: Journal of Theatre and Cultural Studies .Vol14 (1) , 2020, 177-195
16 Academic distancing of academic activities in Nigerian universities during Covid-19 pandemic : A Discourse Analysis Approach. Gombe Savannah Journal of Language, Literature and Communication Studies. Vol 2 (1) 2021, 72 –90
17 Insecurity on Classroom Discourse in Nigerian Institutions of Higher learning. Jos Journal of the English Language Vol4 (1), 2021, 219 –230
18 Let’s Get it Right First: An Analysis of E-Classroom Discourse in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. International Journal of Integrative Humanism, 13 (1) 2021. 141 –155
19 A discourse analysis on the English of English classroom assessment and evaluation on students’ performance in English grammar examination in a university in Ogun State. Humanus discourse. Vol 2 (1) 2022