Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Elementary Wolof - Fall 2007

Elementary Wolof (F101 Elementary African Languages)

This course is the first part of a two-semester course. Open to undergraduates and Graduates.
The course is an introduction to Wolof language and culture. Wolof is the major language of Senegal and Gambia.

The course will cover basic grammatical structures and vocabulary focusing on all language skills with special emphasis on spoken language - oral and listening comprehension, language use in specific social settings like the market, school, hospital, doctor's office, among others. Important cultural points like food, clothing, marriage, etc will be integrated in the course. Videos and internet resources will be used.

To get authorization to register for the Wolof course in Fall 2007, interested students need to contact Jan Cobb ( at the Department of Linguistics.

For more information on the course please contact Professor Samuel Obeng at