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Àgbọnnìrègún November 29, 2021

Course Description

Learning how to speak Yorùbá confidently is a bit more difficult than picking up a few words and phrases. For those who are trying to learn how to speak Yorùbá easily in conversations, you’ll need to get beyond vocabulary lists and memorization and into studying how to speak Yorùbá in context. Practicing speaking Yorùbá daily and getting feedback on your pronunciation is also essential.

General Course Purpose

To provide aspiring priestesses and priests with the mandatory skill of Yorùbá Language in order to improve listening technique and immersion activities with the intent of fluency.  

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites


Course Objectives

  • Comprehend simple text or short sections of longer text.
  • Read and answer basic greetings.
  • Understand the main idea from the text.
  • Expand vocabulary by learning morphemes & elusions.
  • Become competence in vocabulary.

Major Topics to be Included

  • Reading for pleasure
  • Responding to basic greetings
  • Identifying main ideas
  • Basic grammar and sentence structure