We all know the importance of English language in jamb, it is a compulsory subject for all candidates who are to sit for the examination. It doesn’t matter if your course is this or that, or if you are in any department, be it science, arts or commercial, English is still compulsory for you.
Using the wrong textbooks to study and prepare for English in jamb can lead you to scoring low marks. That is why this list is available for you.
Note: The recommended novel to read by the candidates for jamb examination would be decided by board, it can be changed anytime.
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In this post, I would be sharing with you, the recommended textbooks by jamb for English.
You should know that it is not really necessary to get all of these textbooks, but try to purchase one or two of it. Never try to use the wrong textbook when preparing for jamb.
These textbooks below have been recommended by Jamb when preparing to sit for the examination. When buying any of these textbooks, always ask for the latest edition of the textbook.
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Check the name of the author and publisher if it corresponds with the ones here. Avoid buying fake textbooks. Don’t just buy the textbook, read and understand what you have read, also make sure that you use your jamb syllabus when reading.
These textbooks are:
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 Sox for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Banjo, A. Ayodele, S. and Ndahi, K. S. (1997) Exam Focus: English for WASSCE and SSCE, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Caesar, O. J. (2003) Essential Oral English for Schools and colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
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.
Igwe, S. O. Atoye, R. O. and Olayiwola, B. A. (2005) JAMB success: English Language for UME, PCE, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1987) Use of English: JAMB Practice Tests, Lagos: Longman.
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 Suns Enterprises.
Oluikpe, B. O. A, nnaemeka, B. A, Okay, T. Y, Otagburuagu, E. J. Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998) Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher.
Tomorrow, 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.
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