Faculty & Staff

School of Arts and Sciences


Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature


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.

  • WRI 101
  • WRI 102
  • CDV 201

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

  • TESOL International;
  • International Literacy Association;
  • Association of Nigerian Authors;
  • Nigeria English Studies Association


  • 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
  • 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. (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. , M. Mahmud & E. S. Takoba (2009) Developing Reading Culture in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges. Journal of General Studies Education Vol4
  • Malgwi, G. J. & E. S. Takoba (2008) Empowering Women for Political Leadership: The Education Question. Journal of General Studies Education Vol3
  • Malgwi, G.J. (2004) The Changing Faces of the African Woman: A Look at Achebe’s Novels. In Emenyonu E.N. & Iniobong I.U. (eds) Emerging Perspectives on Chinua Achebe Vol 2. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press
  • Malgwi, G. J.  (2003) Building a Class Library Using Local Folktales English Teaching Forum Vol 41 no 4 U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Malgwi, G. J. (2003) Mechanics and Methodology of Teaching Reading. In Nzeribe, A. C. (ed). Yola: AMS Publication.
  • Malgwi, G. J.  (2009) Increase your Word Power: A Vocabulary Development Course for Schools and Colleges. Yola: Paraclete Publishers.
  • Malgwi, G. J. (1999) (ed)  Effective English Language Teaching at the Primary Level. Yola: Paraclete Publishers.
  • Malgwi, G. J. (1995) Child of the Forest. Essex: Longman Group.



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