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Dr. Veronica Ebi Odey


Moden Languages and Translation Studies


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Veronica Ebi Odey

Dr Veronica Ebi Odey was born on December 30, 1953, at Ogoja in the then Ogoja Local Government Area, Northern Senatorial District in South-South, Nigeria. She holds the Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE), of the UNICROSS, Uyo now in Akwa Ibom State. She also studied at the University of Calabar, Calabar - Nigeria and at the Centre de Linguistique Appliquée, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon - France. She holds an MPA, an MA and a Ph.D in French Language. She is currently a Senior Lecturer with twenty-two (22) years of teaching and administrative experience in Tertiary Institutions like the Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa, the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH). She has also served as Head of Department in both Institutions and in the University of Calabar as member of the University Senate. She is a researcher and facilitator for the UBEC/ SUBEB refresher workshops for teachers in Cross River State. She has participated in several workshops organized by this body as facilitator and resource person. She has served the University in several committees and is currently the Deputy Director ICT of the University of Calabar. She has been a Vice Chairman/ Supervisor for works in Yala Local Government Council of Cross River State, as an appointee of the then Military Governor, Commander Osondu. Her research interest include: The teaching of Language with a bias for French Language; Methods of teaching French/ other Languages as a foreign Language and facilitating the teaching and learning of Languages. She is happily married with six children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Nigeria Certificate in EducationCross River State College of Eductiuon, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19811984
B.A. (Ed) FrenchUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19861990
M.A. FrenchUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20022008
PhD French LanguageUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20092014

S/N Publication
Bassey, Oben and Veronica Ebi Odey. Formes de la Protestation dans les Romans de Mongo Beti. “(AIJRHASS) American International Journal of Research in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences”,USA. 16(3), 2016, ISSN: (Print) 2328-3734, ISSN: (Online) 2328-3696, 249-252.
Ndobo Euginie,Grace Essoh Odey, Veronica E. Endong, and Floribert Patrick Calvain (2014) “Creativity Features of SMS Texts in French by Anglophone Teachers and Learners of the French Language” “(JLCES) Journal of Language and Cultural Education SlovakEdu”, Slovakia. 2(3), 2014, ISSN 1339-4045 (print) ISSN1339-4584 (on line),79-95.
Odey, Veronica Ebi. "La Problématique du Choix de la Place de l’Adjectif en français pour les étudiants Anglophones du Nigeria". “(RETFRAC) Calabar ˶Journal of Francophone Studies”, 14(15), 2016, 92-103.
Odey, Veronica E. Essoh, Ndobo E. G. and Endong, Floribert P. C. “Effects of SMS Texting on the Writing Skills of University Students in Nigeria: Case of the College of Education Akampka”. “(IJLC) International Journal of Linguistics and Communications”. USA. 2(3), 2014, ISSN 2372-479X (Print) ISSN 2372-4803 (Online), 83-96.
Queen O. Ayeni and Veronica E. Odey. “Theatre and Social Criticism in African Literature: Socio-cultural Consciousness in Alachi’s Dilemma of Oko”LWATI:A Journal of Contemporary Research. 13.3 (2016):62-74.
Moruwawon, Babatunde Samuel and Odey, Ebi Veronica.De l’équivalence à la littéralité ou au-delà de Babel : Une Etude de la Particularité Poétique d’Amos Tutuola dans ‘The Palm Wine Drinkard’. “(CAJOLIS) Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies”,19(1), 2015, ISSN: (Print) 1115-2087, 130-143.
Odey, Veronica E. “Learning French in a Multilingual Society: The Nigerian Experience”. “(AJE) Akamkpa Journal of Education” Vol. 3, 2002, 105-119.
Odey, Veronica E. “Relationship between Family Types and Academic Performance of Children in Ogoja, Cross River State.” “(AJE) Akamkpa Journal of Education” Vol. 2, 1998, 153-162.
Odey, Veronica Ebi and Moruwawon, Babatunde Samuel. "The Teaching and Learning of Intensive French at Ekiti State University: A Literacy Based Model for Second Language Acquisition in Nigeria". Currents in Teaching and Learning, USA. 9(1), 2017 ISSN:1945-3043, 33-40.
Moruwawon, Babatunde Samuel and Odey, Veronica. Dire Presque la même Chose: Quelques Remarques sur la Traduction de Titres des Œuvres Littéraires. “(AJOFARD) Ado Journal of French and Related Discipline”, 3(1), 2016, ISSN: -978-82547-0-5, 117-122.
Odey, Veronica E (2017) “L’emploi Des Elements Negatif Dans ‘Trop De Soliel Tue L’amour’ de Mongo Beti”. Degel Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, UDUS SOKOTO (DEGEL JOURNAL). Vol.15, Dec. 2017.
Odey, Veronica E. and Ayeni, Queen O. Le Choix de Documents Video et Les Fonctions Didactiques Des Documents. Accepted in International Journal of Linguistics and Communication.
Odey, Veronica E. “Faciliter L’Apprentissage de l’Impératif en classe de langue’’“(CJFS) Calabar Journal of Francophone Studies”. Vol. 12(1), 2013, 110 -126.
Odey, Veronica Ebi and Ebong, Offiong Erete. "Adjectifs Dérivés des Noms Propres: Formation et Problèmes d’Emploi". “(CAJOLIS) Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies”. 18(1), 2014,159 -176.
Odey, Veronica Ebi and Ayeni, Queen Olubukola. La Politique Générale sur l’Intégration Régionale en Afrique de l’Ouest. Accepted in Global Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
PAPER PRESENTED: “Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Cooperation”. The Role of Education as a Tool for Women Empowerment in Cross River State.Annual Conference of Cross River State College of Education School of Arts and Social Sciences. (SASSCON ʺ99). 10th-11th November, 1999, Calabar. 1999-11-101999-11-11
PAPER PRESENTED :“Le Choix des Documents Vidéos et les Fonctions Didactiques des Documents’’11th Annual National Conference of Inter-College Association of French Language Teacher. (Inter- CAFT) 7th- 10th June 2001, Owerri. 2001-06-072001-06-10
PAPER PRESENTED “A Comparative Study of French and English Auxiliary verbs in French Language in Nigeria.” 14th Annual Conference of University French Teachers Association of Nigeria (UFTAN), University of Calabar. Calabar. 8th-13th November, 2011. 2011-11-082011-11-13
PAPER PRESENTED : “Adjectives Dérivés des Noms Propres. Formation et Problèmes de l’Emploi’’15th Annual Conference of University French Teachers Association of Nigeria (UFTAN), Delta State University. Abraka. 4th- 8th November, 2012. 2012-11-042012-11-08
PAPERS PRESENTED: a.) L’Emploi des Eléments Négatifs dans “Trop de Soleil Tue l’Amour” de Mongo Beti. b.) La Problématique du Choix de la place de l’Adjectif en français par les étudiants anglophones du Nigeria.19th Annual Conference of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (UFTAN) University of Uyo. Uyo. 6th - 10th November 2016. 2016-11-062016-11-10
PAPER TO BE PRESENTED: Le Choix des Documents Vidéos en Classe de FLE The First Nigeria-Togo International Conference on African Languages, Applied Linguistics and Litterature, organized by Faculté de Lettres. Université de Lomé and Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos. 21st – 24th August 2017. 2017-08-212017-08-24