Name: Dr Babatunde S. T
Status: Senior  Lecturer
Department: English

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMAS (With Dates)
i.    Ph.D. (English Language) University of Ilorin         -     1998
ii.    M. A. (English Language) University of Ilorin    -     1987
iii.    B. A. (Hons.) English, University of Ibadan        -     1983
iv.    G.C.E. Advanced Level, Cambridge, London    -     1980

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED PROFESSIONAL   SOCIETIES (Starting with the latest)
i.    Member, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA)
ii.    Member, Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN)
iii.    Member, International Reading Association (IRA)
iv.    Member, Nigerian English Studies Association (NESA); Current Chairman, Kwara State Chapter and National Auditor of NESA.
v.    Member,  Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of Nigeria (ANFAAN)

 

 


His Publications are:

 

  1. Babatunde S. T and J. A. Bamiduro, " Prospects And Challenges For Nigerian Industrial And Socio- Economic Emancipation: Another Look At Needs"
  2. Babatunde S. T., Alabi V. A., Oloruntoba-Oju O. O. and Dunmade O.I (eds.) (2001) Viewpoints: A Tribute. Ilorin; Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
  3. Babatunde S. T. (2001) (ed.) Issues in Contemporary English Usage. Ilorin:  Haytee Press and Publishing Company.
  4. Babatunde, Sola T. and Adeyanju, Dele S. (2002) Language, Meaning and Society. Ilorin: Haytee Press and Publishing Company.
  5. Obafemi, Olu and Babatunde Sola (2003) Studies in Discourse in English Language Ilorin: Haytee Press and Publishing Company.
  6. Alabi, V. A. and Babatunde, S. T. (eds.) (2005) Basic Communication Skills for Students of   Science and Humanities. Ilorin: Department of English, University of Ilorin.
  7. Alabi, V.A. and Babatunde, S.T. (eds.) (2009) The Use of English in Higher Education, Ilorin: General Studies Division, University of Ilorin.
  8. Babatunde, Sola, Odebunmi, Akin,  Adetunji, Akin and Adedimeji, Mahfouz (eds.)( 2010) Studies in Slang and Slogans. Muenchen: Lincom GmbH

Chapters in Books
  1. Babatunde S. T. (1994) “The Grammatical Patterns of English” In Obafemi O. (ed.) New Introduction to English Language. Ibadan: Y. Books, (pp. 109-130).
  2. Babatunde, S. T. (1996) “Extensive Reading for MESTA Students” In E. E. Adegbija and A. Ofuya (eds.) English Language and Communication Skills for MESTA Ilorin:  The English Language Outer Circle, (pp. 52-62).
  3. Babatunde S. T. (1997) “Linguistic Realism in Emergent Nigerian Dramatic Literature” In Lawal R. A. (ed.) Stylistics in Theory and Practice. Ilorin: Paragon Books (pp. 119-131).
  4. Babatunde S. T. (1997) “Persuasion in Christian Religious Speeches: A Speech Act Analysis.” In Studies in Stylistics and Discourse Analysis Vol. 1. Yola: Paraclete Publishers, (pp. 45-55).
  5. Babatunde S. T. (1997) “Axes to the Roots: A Lexico – Semantic Analysis of Tunde Olusunle’s Fingermarks.” In Lawal R. A. (ed.) Stylistics in Theory and Practice Ilorin: Paragon Books. (pp. 174-183).
  6. Babatunde S. T. (1998) “Towards Defining the Scope of Meaning in ESL in Nigeria". Adegbija E. E. (ed.) English Language and Literature in English: An Introduction, Ilorin: Department of Modern European Languages, Unilorin. (pp. 70-80).
  7. Babatunde S. T. (1998) “Creativity in Arts: Inspiration or Perspiration?”  E. E. Adegbija (ed.) English Language and Literature in English: An Introduction Ilorin: Department of Modern European Languages, Unilorin (pp. 292-246).
  8. Babatunde S. T. (1998).  "A Functional View of the Teaching and Testing of Writing Skills in Large Classes” In E. J. Otagburuagbu (ed.) Common Frontiers in Communication Skills:  Focus on the Nigerian University System.  Abuja: NUC (186 – 193).
  9. Babatunde S. T. (1998) “Developing Effective Writing Skills: Basic Requirements” In E. E. Adegbija (ed.) Effective Communication in Higher Education: The Use of English, Ilorin: General Studies Division, University of Ilorin (pp 185-196).
  10. Babatunde S. T. (1998) “Writing Correspondence” In E. E. Adegbija (ed.) Effective Communication in Higher Education: The Use of English, Ilorin: General Studies Division, University of Ilorin.  (pp 205 – 210).
  11. Babatunde S. T. (2000) “The Rhetoric of Mass Protest: Persuasive Strategies in Olu Obafemi’s Plays" In Duro Oni & S. E. Ododo (eds.) Larger than His Frame: Critical Reflections on Olu Obafemi, Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts & Civilization (pp. 147-164).
  12. Babatunde, S. T. (2000) “The Attitude of Women to Reading and the Implications for Reading in the Family” In Chima Ezeomah, Effiong U. U. Akpan & Timothy O. Oyetunde (eds.) Innovative Approaches to Education and Human Development, Jos: Lecaps Publishers (pp. 450-457).
  13. Babatunde S. T. (2001) "Learning to Write by learning to read in an English for specific purposes classroom" S. T. Babatunde et al (eds.) Viewpoints: A Tribute. Ilorin: Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. (pp 61-68).
  14. Babatunde S. T. (2001) “English in A Changing World” in Babatunde S. T. (ed.)     Issues in Contemporary English Usage. Ilorin: Haytee Press and Publishing Company (pp 41-56).
  15. Babatunde S. T. (2002) “World Englishes and the Paradox of English Language Teaching in Nigeria" In Babatunde S. T. and Adeyanju D. S. (eds.) Language, Meaning and Society. Ilorin: Haytee Press and Publishing Company Chapter 7 (pp. 69-95).
  16. Babatunde S. T. (2002) “The Structure of Language with special reference to Nigerian Languages and the implication for National Development” In Leading Issues in General Studies: Humanities and Social Science. Unilorin: The General Studies Division. (pp. 92-101).
  17. Babatunde S. T. (2003) “The State of English in Nigeria” in Adebayo Lawal, Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanike, and Isaac Nnam Ohia (eds.) Perspectives on Applied Linguistics in Language and Literature . Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers (pp. 129-142).
  18. Babatunde  S. T. and Olujide T. M.  (2003) “National Development in a Multilingual Context: The Example of  Nigeria”  in Olu Obafemi and Sola Babatunde (eds.) Studies and Discourse  in English Language . Ilorin: Haytee Press and Publishing Company.
  19. Babatunde S. T. and Shobomehin, T. O. (2007) “A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Selected Nigeria English Metaphors”.  Sociolinguistics in the Nigerian Context, Ibadan: Department of English, University of Ibadan (145-176).
  20. Babatunde, Sola (2007) “ A Speech Act Analysis of Christian Religious Speeches” in Akin Odebunmi & Adeyemi O. Babajide(eds.) Style in Religious Communication in Nigeria.  Die Deutsche Bibliothek: LINCOM GmbH. (pp. 48-89)
  21. Babatunde, Sola T. and Odepidan, Oluwatomi (2009) “Pragma-Rhetorical Strategies in Selected Speeches of Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo” in Akin Odebunmi(Nigeria) Arua E. Arua (Botswana) and Sailal Arimi (Indonesia) (Eds.) Language, Gender and Politics: A Festschrift for Yisa Kehinde Yusuf. Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) (pp 297-312).
  22. Babatunde, S. T. (2009) "The English Language and the Use of English Texts in the Nigerian Universities: A Case of Conflicting Interests? In Reinventing the English Language in Nigeria in the Context of Globalization and Decolonization Refereed Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA) held at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria from October 31-November 4, 2006 (pp. 232-242).
  23. Babatunde, Sola T. (2009) “The Problem of Language in West Africa and the implications for National Integration” in Adeyanju, Dele (Ed.) The Sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages. Germany: LINCOM GmbH.urs (pp. 14-29)
  24. Babatunde, Sola T. (2009) “English Language in the Modern World” in Alabi, V.A. and Babatunde, S.T. (eds.) (2009) The Use of English in Higher Education, Ilorin: General  Studies Division, University of Ilorin (pp. 1-7).
  25. Babatunde, Sola T. (2009) “Vocabulary Development” in Alabi, V.A. and Babatunde, S.T. (eds.) (2009) The Use of English in Higher Education, Ilorin: General Studies Division,  University of Ilorin (pp. 86-92).
  26. Babatunde, S. T. (2009) “Communication: The Nucleus of National Development” in Lasisi, R.O. and Fayeye, J. O. (eds.) Leading issues in General Studies: Humanities and Science. Ilorin: General Studies Division, University of Ilorin (pp.100-107).
  27. Babatunde, Sola and Ayodele, S. Folorunsho (2010) “Students’ Slang in the University of  Ilorin” in Babatunde, Sola, et al eds. Studies in Slang and Slogans. Muenchen: Lincom GmbH, (pp.133-142)

    Journal Articles
  28. Babatunde S. T. (1991) “Discourse Strategies of Olu Obafemi’s Plays.” Ilorin Monographs on Language, Literature and Criticism. Vol. 1 No. 1 (pp. 29-48).
  29. Babatunde S. T. (1995) “The Portrayal of Women in Osofisan’s Plays and the Pedagogic Implications. “Ilorin Journal of Education vol. 16 (pp. 1-13).
  30. Babatunde S. T. (1996) “Change and the World: Implications for the ESL Classroom in Nigeria” In Nigeria Journal of Sociology of Education Vol. 1, No. 1, (pp. 118-123).
  31. Babatunde S. T. (1997) “Towards Improved Functional Literary for Rural Dwellers: An Evaluation of the Mass Literacy Programme in Kwara State” In Literacy and Reading (RAN Journal) vol. 7, (pp. 113-122).
  32. Babatunde S. T. (1997) “Strategies for Teaching Writing Skills in Large ESL Classes” In Ilorin Journal of Education, Vol.17 (pp. 65-75).
  33. Lawal, R. A., Babatunde S. T., and Kawu A. N. (1999) “The Rhetorical Structure and Pragmatic Features of Obituaries in Nigeria Newspapers” In ISSUES: International Journal of African Studies Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1999 (44 – 55).
  34. Babatunde S. T. (2001/2002) “The Context of Teaching the Use of English in the Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria”, in CENTERPOINT. Vol. 10   No.2 (1-9)
  35. Babatunde S. T. (2003) “An Integrative Approach to Analysing the ESP Needs of Circulation Desk Supervisors: The Report of a Pilot Study.” ALORE: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 13 (80- 98).
  36. Babatunde S.T. (2007) “A Systemic-Functional Analysis of Cigarette Advertisements” in Zaria Journal of Liberal Arts (ZAJOLA), Vol. 1, No. 2, September, 2007: Faculty of Arts, A.B.U. Zaria. (pp. 179-191)
  37. Babatunde, S. T. and Adedimeji, M. A. (2008) “The Theory and Practice of Politeness   Phenomena in a Nigerian University”.in Issues in Intercultural Communication. Volume 2, Issue 1 (77-95).
    Creative Writing (Poetry)
  38. Babatunde S. T. (1992) (a) “ The Valley of Vision” (p.6)  (b) “Drops of Dew” (p.52)  (c) “Conversation with a Chameleon” (p.67) In Rising Voices: An Anthology of New Nigerian Poetry David Cook, Olu Obafemi and Wumi Raji (eds.) Ibadan: Kraft Books.
  39. Babatunde S. T. (1993) “After the Sapped Package” and “Oya” in Kwanascope (Journal of the Kwara State Chapter of ANA) Vol.1, No1 pp.11-12.
  40. Babatunde, Sola (1999).  The Valley of Vision: a collection of Poems.  Ilorin: Haytee Publishing Company.
  41. Babatunde, S.T. and Josiah, U. E. (2010) “Standard Nigerian English phonemes: the crises of   modeling and harmonization” in World Englishes