publications

Professor Bassey Okon has published extensively across local and international fora.
Those publications have featured in Journals, Books, Book Chapters and more. Some of them are open access below:.




BOOKS


2008

Udoh, Imelda Icheji Lawrence & Okon, Bassey A.

The Languages of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

Lagos. Concept Publications

pp. 1-122. ISBN 978-978 - 8406-61-7.

2013

Omojuwa, J; Nta, E. G; S.A. Ansa & B.A. Okon

Revision English for Schools and College: An Integrated Approach (Revised Edition)

ISBN: 978-8073-76-0.



BOOK CHAPTERS


2019

Okon, B. A. & Ekpe, M. B.

Phonological Analysis of Resyllabification in Chris Nwamuo’s The Wisdom of the King.

In S. Iyorza, N. Irek, C. Effiong & L. Okoro (Eds) Creativity & Development: Selected Essays on Nwamuo’s Intellection.

Calabar: Optimist Press pp. 328 -344, ISBN: 978-2503 – 66-5.


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2009

Okon, B.A.; E.L. Ekpe; S.A. Ansa & M.E. Udoinyang.

A Documentation of Ibibio Oramedia

In G.S.K. Adiku, F.A. Fabunmi & S.A. Salawu. (Eds) Current Perspectives in Phono-Syntax and Dialectology

Accra: Black Mask, pp.309-324.

2009

Okon, Bassey A.

Language as Vehicle for the Assertion of Power In: Nwamuo’s The Prisoners

In: Andrew, Esekong H. & Babson Ajibade (Ed.) The Dramaturgy of Liberation and Survival. Festschrift Essays on Chris Nwamuo’s Scholarship.

Calabar: University of Calabar Press. pp. 83 – 90. ISBN 978-007-172-5.


1990

Okon, Bassey A.

Portrait of Women in Contemporary Literature

In: R. N. Edet, & M. A. Umeagudosu, (Ed.) Life, Women and Culture. Theological Reflections.

Lagos. African Heritage Research & Publication. pp. 24 – 36.ISBN 978-31341-2-4.


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1995

Okon Bassey A.

Research Method 1 “ Use of the Library”

In: D. Orisawayi (Ed.) Integrated Use of English for Academic Purpose 2. Research Methods.

Ibadan: Stirling – Horden Publishers (Nig) Ltd, pp. 239-247 ISBN 970-2063-27-4

1995

Okon, Bassey A.

Research Method VI: Documentation

In D. Orisawayi (Ed.) Integrated Use of English for Academic Purpose 2. Research Methods.

Ibadan: Stirling – Horden Publishers (Nig) Ltd. pp. 297-313. ISBN 970-2063-27-4.


1998

Okon, Bassey A.

Study Skills III. Improving Reading Skills

In J. U. Obot and D. Orisawayi(Eds.) Integrated Use of English for Tertiary Institutions.

Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers (Nig) Ltd. pp. 84-89. ISBN 970-2063-40-1

1998

Okon, Bassey

Study Skills V: Preparing and writing a Summary

In: J. U. Obot and D. Orisawayi (Eds.) Integrated Use of English for Tertiary Institutions.

Ibadan: Stirling –Horden Publishers (Nig.) Ltd. pp. 110-119. ISBN 970-2063-40-1.

2002

Okon, Bassey A. & Stella Ansa

The Techniques of Teaching ‘Been’ and ‘Being’ in a Second Language Situation.

In: A. Lawal, I. Isiugo-Abanihe & I. N. Ohia (Ed.) Perspectives on Applied Linguistics in Language & Literature.

Ibadan: Stirling – HordenPublishers (Nig.) Ltd. pp. 479 – 487. ISBN 978-032-041-5 (Also published in Journal of English Studies, 2005a Vol. IX pp. 90 – 97).


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2004

Okon, Bassey A.

Advertising in the Nigerian Pidgin.

In: Ozo-Mekiri Ndimele.(Ed). Language & Culture in Nigeria: A Festschrift for Okon Essien.

Aba: NINLAN pp. 693- 711. ISBN 978-2891-07-1

2009

Okon, Bassey A.

Language as Vehicle for the Assertion of Power in: Nwamuo’s The Prisoners.

In: Andrew, Esekong H. & Babson Ajibade (Ed.) The Dramaturgy of Liberation and Survival. Festschrift Essays on Chris Nwamuo’s Scholarship.

Calabar: University of Calabar Press. pp. 83 – 90. ISBN 978-007-172-5.

2009

Okon, B.A.; E.L. Ekpe; S.A. Ansa & M.E. Udoinyang.

A Documentation of Ibibio Oramedia

In G.S.K. Adiku, F.A. Fabunmi & S.A. Salawu. (Eds) Current Perspectives in Phono-Syntax and Dialectology

Accra: Black Mask, pp.309-324.





JOURNAL ARTICLES


2005

Okon, Bassey A. & G. N. Ntamu.

The Nigerian Pidgin as a language of Praise, Worship and Spirituality

Studies in Sikhism and Comparative Religion

Vol. XXIV. No. 11 pp. 133 – 146.

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2013

Offiong, A. Offiong & Bassey A. Okon

Of Efik and English: Code Mixing.

Theory and Practice in Language Studies

Vol 3. No. 5 pp. 728 – 735. http/www.academypublisher.com


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2013

Offiong, A. Offiong & Bassey A. Okon.

Code Switching as a Countenance of Language Interference: The Case of the Efik Bilingual.

International Journal of Asian Social Science

pp 899 – 912. http:/www.aessweb.com.


2014

Okon, B.A.; E.L. Ekpe & S.A. Ansa

Documenting of the Significance of the Ibibio Traditional marriage gift items: A Communicative approach

International Journal of Language & Linguistics

2/3 ISSNI 134-245., pp. 181.189.

2014

Ansa, S.A & B.A Okon.

Names as Index of Social History; The Efik Example

Journal On Humanities and Social Sciences

Vol. 4. No. 28 pp.83-92

2014

Ekpe, E.L.; I.J. Offong & B.A. Okon.

De-mystifying the Spelling of the Exclamation Wow!

Journal of Arts and Humanities

Vol.3. No.9. pp 50-56.


2018

Etim, V. E., Okon B. A. & Okon, M. M.

First language attrition of lexical structures in a contact situation with English: A study among Anaan bilingual children.

Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal

Vol. 5, No. 6. pp555-566.

2018

Etim, V. E., Dada, O.A., & Okon, B. A.

A prevalence of Phonological disorder in children with specific language impairment.

International Journal of Cognitive and language sciences.

Vol 12, No. 6. Pp 263-266.

1991

Okon, Bassey A.

The teaching of English Pronunciation in the Senior Secondary School in Calabar South Local Government Area: Problems and Prospects

Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies.

Vol. 3 No. 1 pp. 26 – 35


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2001

Okon, Bassey A.

Sociolinguistic Aspect of Gender Disparity in: Emecheta’s ‘The Joys of Motherhood’ and Nzekwu’s & Crowder’s’ Eze Goes to School.

The Paragon: A Journal of National Association of Women Academics, Calabar Branch

Vol. 1 No. 1 pp. 191 – 206.

2001

Okon, Bassey A.

Communicative Competence and Intonation Among Nigerian Speakers of English.

West African Journal of Educational Research

Vol. 1 pp. 34 - 40

2002

Okon, Bassey A.

A Sociolinguistic Analysis of a Speech Event.

Journal of Language and Communication.

Vol. 2 No. 2 pp. 27 – 44.

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2003

Nta, Eno, Okon, Bassey A., Sarah Oden & Suzanna Umoh

Inculcating Information Transfer Skills: From Oral to Written Communication.

Journal of Applied Literacy and Reading (JALR).

Vol. 1 No. 1 pp. 28 - 31.


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2003

Okon, Bassey A.

The Intonation of Nigerian English

Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS)

VI. Pp. 130 – 149.


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2003

Nta Eno, Suzanna Umoh, Okon, Bassey A. & Stella A. Ansa.

Drama Sketch as a second Language Acquisition Strategy

(JONEL).

Vol. 4 pp. 191 – 200.


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2004

Nta, E. G., S. A. Ansa, & Okon, Bassey A.

Phonological Variation in Nigerian English: Problems and Prospects.

Currents in African Literature and the English Language (CALEL)

2004d Vol. 2 No. 2 pp. 205 – 215.


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2004

Ansa, Stella A. & Okon, Bassey A.

Names as Cultural Identity: A Sociolinguistic Investigation of the Ibibio.

International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC)

Vol. 1 pp 182 – 190.

2007

Okon, Bassey A; Stella A. Ansa & Mfon E. Udoinyang.

Linguistics & Mother – Tongue Education: Problems and Prospects.

International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC).

Vol. 1 Nos. 1 & 2 pp. 35 – 44.


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2009

Ansa, Stella A. & Okon, Bassey A.

Language Use in the Qua Clans in Calabar: Implications for the Maintenance of Ekin

Journal of Linguistic Association of Nigeria. No. 12 pp. 109 – 117.

(Also published in USEM Vol. 2 pp. 17 – 25).


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2011

Ekpe, Edemekong L. & Okon, Bassey A.

The Need for the Establishment of Community Radio in Northern Cross River State.

Ndunode – Calabar Journal of the Humanities

Vol. 9 No. 2 pp. 100 – 114.


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2018

Okon, Bassey A. & Mathias Oshie.

New Media of Communication A Paradigmatic. Approach to Issues and Prospects.

Journal of Humanities, Management and Social Science (JOHMASS).

Maiden ed. No. 1.

contact me

Bassey Andian Okon

Professor of Linguistics & Nigerian Languages at University of Calabar, Nigeria.

phone

07085292383

email

baokon@unical.edu.ng