Peace Corps - Jola Language Lessons

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Jola Lesson 1 - General Greetings

Jola Lesson 10 - Transportation

Jola Lesson 11 - Adjectives

Jola Lesson 12 - Weather and Weather Words

Jola Lesson 13 - Tailoring

Jola Lesson 14 - General Complements

Jola Lesson 15 - Family and Friends Vocab

Jola Lesson 16 - Noticing if Someone is Sick

Jola Lesson 17 - Common Phrases

Jola Lesson 18 - Question Words and Responses

Jola Lesson 19 - Offering Prayers

Jola Lesson 2 - Morning and Afternoon Greetings

Jola Lesson 20 - Expressing Needs

Jola Lesson 21 - Location

Jola Lesson 22 - Credits

Jola Lesson 3 - Leave Taking

Jola Lesson 4 - Personal Identification

Jola Lesson 5 - Introducing Someone

Jola Lesson 6 - Counting

Jola Lesson 7 - Shopping

Jola Lesson 8 - Common Conversation

Jola Lesson 9 - Verbs and Tenses


US Peace Corps Jola  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
This Peace Corps survival course is designed to teach you the basic survival level of the Jola language when traveling in Gambia or Guinea Bissau. The lesson cover the following subjects:

Lesson 1: General Greetings
Lesson 2: Morning and Afternoon Greetings
Lesson 3: Leave Taking
Lesson 4: Personal Identification
Lesson 5: Introductions
Lesson 6: Counting
Lesson 7: Shopping
Lesson 8: Common Conversation
Lesson 9: Verbs and Tenses
Lesson 10: Transportation
Lesson 11: Adjective
Lesson 12: Weather and Weather Words
Lesson 13: Tailoring
Lesson 14: General Compliments
Lesson 15: Family/Friendly Vocabulary
Lesson 16: Noticing Someone is Sick
Lesson 17: Question Words and Responses
Lesson 18: Common Phrases
Lesson 19: Offering Prayers
Lesson 20: Expressing Needs
Lesson 21: Location

PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Gambia: 1967-present
Guinea Bissau: 1963-1966, 1969-1971, 1985-present

PROGRAM SECTORS
Gambia: Education, Health, Environment
Guinea Bissau: Education, Health, Environment

Jola or Diola is the name for a dialect cluster spoken in Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea Bissau. It belongs to the Bak branch of the NigerCongo language family. The primary branches of Jola proper and to some extent Central Jola are not mutually intelligible.

Jola is spoken in: Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea Bissau

Jola is also called: Ediamat, Ejamat, Feloup, Felup, Felupe, Floup, Flup, Fulup, Jola-Felupe

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