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Grace J. Malgwi

Assistant Professor
English Language and Literature
American University of Nigeria


Ph.D English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Federal University of Technology, Yola. Grace Malgwi obtained a Bachelors degree in English Language from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She has a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) from the Moray House College, University of Edinburgh, UK. She has been involved in training English Language teachers in Nigeria for over 25 years and has been resource person on several capacity building programmes for English Language teachers in North East of Nigeria. She served as Curriculum and Pedagogy Lead on two USAID funded projects implemented by the American University of Nigeria (AUN) - Technology Enhanced Literacy for All (TELA) project and the Read to Reach Enabling Writers project. Grace Malgwi holds a Ph.D in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) from the Federal University of Technology, Yola. Her research interests are Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Emergent Texture and Early Grade Reading Development.

Research Interest

Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Emergent Texture and Early Grade Reading Development.


  • Malgwi, G. J. (2010) Women Matter in the Matter of the MDGs: Towards En-gendering MDG Implementation in Nigeria. Journal of Women in Colleges of Education North East Zone Vol1 no. 6&7

  • Malgwi, G. J. (2015) Report on the Study of Reference Cohesion in Texts of Nigerian ESL Students: Implication for the Classroom. International Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 3, No 5. European – American Journals

  • Malgwi, G. J. (2016) A Study of the Character of Lexical Cohesion in ESL Texts. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ) Special Issue Vol. 4/1

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