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Dr. John Nkpot Tanyi


English & Literary Studies


Lecturer II


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About Dr. John Nkpot Tanyi

Born at Old Ndebiji village, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, Dr John Nkpot Tanyi attended Government Primary School Out and Government Secondary School, Eyumojok in the English speaking South West Region of the Republic of Cameroon. He was with the Cross River College of Education, Akamkpa, Cross River State where he took his Interim Joint Matriculation Examination in 1993. Dr Tanyi holds a BA.(Ed), M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English and Literary Studies awarded by the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria in 1998, 2005 and 2014 respectively. He took up an appointment with the University of Calabar as Lecturer II in the Department of English and Literary Studies in 2014. Before then, he had lectured at Veritas University, Abuja (The Catholic University of Nigeria) as Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer II respectively. John Nkpot Tanyi has been teaching various English Languages courses in the University. He also researches and mentors students. He has served the Department and by extension, the University in various capacities including Examinations Officer between 2017 and 2019. He had attended and presented papers in many local and international conferences in his area of research. He has successfully published some articles in reputable academic journals. He is a member of Readers Association of Nigeria and Teachers’ Registration Council.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateGovernment Primary School, Otu, South West Region, Cameroon19761983
GCE O'LevelGovernment Secondary School, Eyumojock, South West Region, Cameroon19831988
B.A. (Ed.) English University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19941998
M.A. English SyntaxUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20012005
PhD English SyntaxUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20092014

S/N Publication
Tanyi, J.N. & S.T. Okune (2020). Implications of contemporary English usage for teaching and learning of English as a second language. in LWATI: A journal of contemporary research, 17.4, 19-40.
Tanyi, J.N. (2020). Pluralization in Ejagham morphosyntax: Implications for material development in the teaching of English Language of Ejagham students. LWATI: A journal of Contemporary research, 17.2, 107 – 121.
Bassey, E. & Tanyi, J. N. (2020). The structure and functions of the English nominal group within the English grammar structure. LWATI: A journal of contemporary research, 17.3, 37-50.
Bassey, E. & Tanyi, J. N. (2019). A stylistic analysis of Nigerian states’ slogans: A Syntactic approach. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 16(3), 36-49.
Tanyi, J. N. (2016). Tense and negation patterns in English and Ejághám: Implications for bilinguals. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication, 1, 144-157.

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