TOPIC: Intermarriage


By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1 explain the concept of intra-ethnic marriage.

2 explain the concept of inter-ethnic marriage.

3 state the advantages of inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic marriages.

4 identify relevant values of intermarriage.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: A chart showing couples getting wedded.


Meaning Intermarriage

An intermarriage is one in which people from different groups marry. They may be from different social, racial, ethnic or religious groups.


Intra-ethnic marriage

An intra-ethnic marriage is the union between a man and a woman from the same ethnic group. Examples are when an Igbo man from Anambra State marries a woman from another Igbo-speaking place (e.g. Imo State), a Yoruba man from Ogun State getting married to a Yoruba woman from Oyo State, and.... View More

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