The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is the body responsible for the conduction of both Junior and Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) in Nigeria and all countries within the Western region of Africa. For the sake of this post we will be concentrating on the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Here i will be listing the WAEC recommended text books for English language for senior secondary certificate examination as this will be very helpful for candidates participating in the examination this year.
Candidates are always in need of the WAEC recommended text book for their respective subjects since this keeps them a step ahead and helps in answering questions in ways and manner the examiner wants it hence it guarantees full marks when properly answered.
What you stand to gain from this post:
- WAEC recommended text books for English language examination.
- NECO recommended text books for English language examination.
- Link to WAEC syllabus for English language.
- List of subjects offered in Senior secondary school.
Every candidate wants to score high in English language because it is the most important subject requirements for gaining admission into any university of their choice aside other subjects offered in Senior secondary schools. Upon preparing for your senior secondary school certificate examination.
Candidates preparing for WAEC and NECO senior secondary school examination are to make use of WAEC recommended syllabus for English language, there you would see that the text books listed here are equally listed there.
WAEC Recommended Text Books for English Language – SSCE
Below are the list of text books for preparing for English language in the Senior secondary certificate examination. Candidates are advised to make use of them when preparing. Please note that this text books does not in any way replace your note books prepared by your teachers because the note books are a summary of all in the list of text books below.
Attah, M. O. (2013) Practice in Spoken English for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, Maiduguri: University of Maiduguri Press
Bamgbose, A. (2002) English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann
Banjo, A. et al (2004) New Oxford Secondary English Course Book Six for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Caesar, O. J. (2003) Essential Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited
Daniel Jones (2011) Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Egbe, D. I (1996) Mastering English Usage and Communication Skills, Lagos: Tisons
Elugbe, B. (2000) Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann
Grant, N. J. H, Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998) Senior English Project 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman
Idowu, O. O, Sogbeson, T. S, Adofo, A. K. Burgess, D. F and Burgess, L. J. (1998) Round-up English: A Complete Guide, Lagos: Longman
Idris, U. (2001) Oral English at Your Fingertips for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Youngbrain Publishers
Igiligi, E. C. and Ogenyi, S. O. (2010) Grammar and Composition in the G.S.M. Age, Enugu: Joe Hills Production Services
Jauro, L. B. (2013) Oral English for Schools and Colleges: A teaching and Learning Approach, Yola: Paraclete Publishers.
Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1989) Common Errors in English, Lagos: Longman
Obinna, M. F. (2001) University Matriculation Use of English,(Fourth Edition) Port Harcourt: Sunray Books Limited
Ogunsanwo, O. Duruaku, A. B.C, Ezechukwu, J and Nwachukwu, U. I (2005) Countdown English Language, (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Evans
Olatoye, S. (2006) The Silent Teacher, Ado-Ekiti: Segun and Sons Enterprises
Oluikpe, B. O. A, nnaemeka, B. A, Obah, T. Y, Otagburuagu, E. J. Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998) Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher.
Tomori, S. H. O (2000) Objective Tests for School Certificate English: Practice in Lexis, Structure and Idiom (Reprinted Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann
Ukwuegbu, C, Okoro, O., Idris, A. U., Okebukola, F. O. and Owokade, C. O. (2002) Catch-up English for SSCE/UME, Ibadan: Heinemann.
The above are the list of WAEC recommended text books you can make use of in preparing for English language in your West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. Please note that you can make use of a combination of different text books in your preparation. There are a list of many books here, you can make use of but if you have any of the above, say 2 or 3 of them, you are good to go.
Hope this is properly understood? You can achieve an A (distinction) or B (Very good) in English Language in WAEC or NECO if you study hard, follow the syllabus for English language as well as making use of the recommended text book for the subject.
If you have any questions as regards the above, you can reach me through the comment section below and I will reply all accordingly.