Peace Corps - Acholi Language Lessons

We made using the Peace Corps - Acholi Language Lessons material easier to use and more effective. You can now read the ebook (in the pane on the left), listen to the audio (pane to the right) and practice your pronunciation (use on the Pronunciation Tool tab on right) all at the same time.

The Peace Corps - Acholi Language Lessons material can be used both as a self-guided course or with the assistance of a qualified Acholi tutor.

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US Peace Corps Acholi  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
The Acholi course is specifically prepared for Peace Corps Volunteers. Therefore, lessons are organized in a chronological order of a Peace Corps trainees' needs especially as they go through their Pre-Service Training. There is a glossary at the end of the manual arranged in an alphabetical order. The glossary comprises the vocabulary used in the manual. Having it both in English and Acholi will be found very valuable by the learners. The recorded activities on audios will help in comprehension as well.

The course has a workbooks which has very comprehensive practice activities. The course has an answer section, thus making it more user friendly for the learner.

Enjoy your learning.


Uganda: 1964-1972, 1991-1999, 2001-present

Uganda: Education, Community Development, Health

Acholi is a Southern Luo dialect spoken by the Acholi people in the districts of Gulu, Kitgum and Pader (a region known as Acholiland) in northern Uganda. It is also spoken in the southern part of the Opari District of South Sudan. Acholi, Alur, and Lango have between 84 and 90 per cent of their vocabulary in common and are mutually intelligible. However, they are often counted as separate languages because their speakers are ethnically distinct.

Acholi is spoken in: South Sudan, Uganda

Acholi is also called: Acoli, Acooli, Akoli, Atscholi, Dok Acoli, Gang, Log Acoli, Lwo, Lwoo, Shuli

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