African Language: Wolof

Summer 2014 quarter (Session II)

Taught by

French, African languages; African literature

Wolof is a language spoken in Senegal, West Africa. This class is an introduction to the Wolof language, culture and tradition. The class will put an emphasis on oral expression giving ample opportunities for student interaction through drills, exercises and role plays. Students will learn greetings, family relationships, and expressions for basic needs, as well as how to get by linguistically and culturally in various situations. Students will study the basic grammatical structure of the Wolof language and vocabulary.

This class is appropriate for students who are interested in studying linguistics, learning a new language or traveling to West Africa.


Program Details

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: Tu 6-9p, Wed 6-9p, Thu 6-8p


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25


Course Reference Number

Second Session (4 credits): 40003

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