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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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YORUB 2110 - Intermediate Yoruba I


(GB) Satisfies Option 1.      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: YORUB 1109 .

A. Ademoyo.

The intermediate course extends the development of the main language skills-reading, writing, listening, and conversation. The course deepens the development of correct native pronunciation, the accuracy of grammatical and syntactic structures; and the idiomatic nuances of the language. Students who take the course are able to (1) prepare, illustrate, and present Yoruba texts such as poems, folktales, advertisements, compositions, letters, (2) read Yoruba literature of average complexity, (3) interpret Yoruba visual texts of average difficulty, (4) comprehend Yoruba oral literature and philosophy-within the context of African oral literature and philosophy-of basic complexity. Through the Yoruba language students appreciate African oral literature and philosophy. The primary textual media are Yoruba short stories, poems, short plays, films, songs, and newspapers.



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