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Elementary Yoruba I

Elementary Yoruba I

Term
Course Number
AFRC 170 680
Course Code
AFRC170680
Course Key
74094
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
5:15pm-7:15pm
5:15pm-7:15pm
Instructor
Primary Program
Secondary Program
Course Note
Offered through Penn Language Center. New Course Abbreviation YORB 170
Course Description
The Elementary Yoruba I course can be taken to fulfill a language requirement, or for linguistic preparation to do research on Nigeria and the diaspora/Africa-related topics. The course emphasizes communicative competence to enable the students to acquire linguistic and extra-linguistic skills in Yoruba. The content of the course is selected from various everyday life situations to enable the students to communicate in predictable common daily settings. Culture, as it relates to language use, is also part of the course content. Students will acquire the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the mid-high novice level, based on the ACTFL scale. The mid-high novice level proficiency skills that the students will acquire constitute threshold capabilities of the second semester range of proficiency to prepare students for Elementary Yoruba II course materials.
Crosslistings
AFRC170680
AFST517680
Subject Area Vocab