Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    Oct 24, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WOLOF 1117 - Elementary Wolof I


     
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

This course is taught via videoconferencing from Columbia University.

M. Sy.

Wolof is an African language. It is widely spoken in West Africa in countries such as Senegal, The Gambia and Mauritania. Wolof is the most widely spoken language in Senegal.  There are strong historical and contemporary links between the African American experiences and West Africa. Senegal and Wolof are important links in these experiences.   Wolof has some influence on some West European languages. Banana is a Wolof word and it is also an English word! Study Wolof, Know Africa and Know the world!This course is taught via videoconference from Columbia University. Wolof is an African language. It is widely spoken in West Africa in countries such as Senegal, The Gambia and Mauritania. Wolof is the most widely spoken language in Senegal.  There are strong historical and contemporary links between the African American experiences and West Africa. Senegal and Wolof are important links in these experiences.   Wolof has some influence on some West European languages. Banana is a Wolof word and it is also an English word! Study Wolof, Know Africa and Know the world!



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