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Travelling to Senegal, West Africa?

Learn Wolof online with Wolof101. Wolof101 provides online Wolof language lessons for speakers of English.

Suitable for tourists and volunteers travelling to Senegal. Learn with our Wolof teacher Alioune on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

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Welcome to Wolof101

 

Senegal, West Africa

Wolof

Wolof is a large ethnic group in the West African nations of Senegal and The Gambia.

Senegal is a former French colony and The Gambia is a former British colony.

Wolof refers to both the people and the language.

Wolof as a language is classified within the Northern Branch of the West Atlantic Niger-Congo language family.

There are over 7 000 000 million Wolof speakers worldwide.

Despite French remaining the official language of Senegal, Wolof has become the lingua franca.

Overview

Wolof101 provides online Wolof lessons for speakers of English.

Each program contains five lessons and a revision test.

Each lesson includes audio, text and images.

Lessons include a downloadable workbook.

Learn at your own pace.

Suitable for tourists and volunteers.

Program 1 assumes no prior knowledge.

Each additional program builds on the previous program.

Content delivered in bite-sized pieces.

Learn on your smartphone, tablet or desktop.

Teachers

Learn from experienced teachers in an online environment using the Kajabi learning management system.

Alioune

Alioune is from Senegal and is fluent in Wolof, French and English. Alioune is currently studying English at University in Senegal.

Cam

Cam is from Australia and is fluent in English and operates at an intermediate level of Wolof. Cam is a trained teacher and has previously volunteered in Senegal.

Mass

Mass is from Senegal and is fluent in Wolof, French, English and Italian. Mass has travelled extensively having lived and worked in Italy, France and the UK.

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Program 1:

Lesson 1: Basic Greetings

Lesson 2: I am / you are / he is / she is / it is + basic verbs

Lesson 3: we are / you are / they are + basic verbs

Lesson 4: to have

Lesson 5: the, plural + basic verbs

Lesson 6: Revision Test 

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PROGRAM 1: INTRODUCTORY OFFER

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Program 2:

Lesson 7: where is / where are

Lesson 8: to have / to have done / to eat / to drink / to like / to want

Lesson 9: to have / to have done / to eat / to drink / to like / to want - continued

Lesson 10: but

Lesson 11: your (singular) / your (plural)

Lesson 12: Revision Test

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Take a Look

All videos are accompanied by text within the Wolof101 learning platform.

 

Program 3:

Lesson 13: to say / to know / to see

Lesson 14: how to ask questions

Lesson 15: because

Lesson 16: or

Lesson 17: can

Lesson 18: Revision Test

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All videos are accompanied by text within the Wolof101 learning platform.

 

Program 4:

Lesson 19: mother, father, younger brother / sister, older brother / sister

Lesson 20: husband, wife, son / daughter, grandmother / grandfather

Lesson 21: how to introduce someone

Lesson 22: how to introduce someone – continued

Lesson 23: another

Lesson 24: Revision Test 

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All videos are accompanied by text within the Wolof101 learning platform.

 

Program 5:

Lesson 25 – To think, that

Lesson 26 – Counting 1 – 3

Lesson 27 – Counting 1 – 5

Lesson 28 – Counting 1 – 10

Lesson 29 – To want (alternative application)

Lesson 30 – Revision Test

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Program 6

Lesson 31 - Must / have to 

Lesson 32 - Present continuous

Lesson 33 - Present continuous continued

Lesson 34 - Adding an adjective to a noun

Lesson 35 - Adding an adjective to a noun continued

Lesson 36 - Revision test 

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Program 7

Lesson 37 - Two ways to apply verbs

Lesson 38 - His and her

Lesson 39 - Our, your, their (singular and plural)

Lesson 40 - also / too

Lesson 41 - Already

Lesson 42 - Revision Test

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Program 8

Lesson 43 - Negation (verbs)

Lesson 44 - Negation (verbs) continued

Lesson 45 - Negation (adjectives)

Lesson 46 - English, to understand a language

Lesson 47 - This, that, these, those

Lesson 48 - Revision Test

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