Yoruba Paper 2,Nov/Dec.. 2014  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Main
General Comments

Candidates' Weakness

 The candidates’ weaknesses include:

(1)       Inability to write extensively on the chosen essay topics as some candidates wrote far below the required 300 words;
(2)       Inability to approach argumentative essay properly. They did not balance their arguments;
            (3)       Improper use of punctuation marks;
            (4)       Lack of in-depth knowledge on the use of tone-marks;
            (5)       Inability to write good Yoruba and correct spellings of terms;
            (6)       Lack of in-depth knowledge of some recommended textbooks;
            (7)       Lack of in-depth knowledge or poor background in phonology;
            (8)       Appalling handwriting;
(9)       Inability to indicate the question numbers attempted and in some cases they were wrongly written. 


(1)       The use of Yoruba as a means of communication should be encouraged;
(2)       Candidates should prepare and equip themselves well with the knowledge and correct use of punctuation marks;
(3)       Parents and students should be encouraged to buy the recommended textbooks;
(4)       Candidates should imbibe the habit of studying the set texts thoroughly.

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