Peace Corps - Wolof Introductory Course

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Audios

Survival Wolof 1 - General greetings

Survival Wolof 10 - Weather

Survival Wolof 11 - Noticing if Some one is Sick

Survival Wolof 12 - Common Conversation

Survival Wolof 13 - Adjectives

Survival Wolof 14 - Common Phrases

Survival Wolof 15 - Common Phrases

Survival Wolof 16 - Question Words and Responses

Survival Wolof 17 - Expressing Sympathy and offering prayers

Survival Wolof 2 - Specific Greetings

Survival Wolof 3 - Leave Taking

Survival Wolof 4 - Personal Identification

Survival Wolof 5 - Introducing Some one

Survival Wolof 6 - Counting

Survival Wolof 7 - Shopping

Survival Wolof 8 - Transportation

Survival Wolof 9 - Tailoring


US Peace Corps Wolof  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
This Wolof courses teaches you basic phrases you may need in your day to day interactions as a Peace Corps Volunteer. These 10 pages of phrases are accompanied with audios to help you practice your understanding and pronunciation.

PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
The Gambia: 1967-present
Senegal: 1962-present
Mauritania: 1966-1967, 1971-2011; Currently Inactive

PROGRAM SECTORS
The Gambia: Education, Health, Environment
Senegal: Agriculture, Environment, Health, Business
Mauritania: Currently Inactive

Wolof is a language of Senegal, the Gambia, and Mauritania, and the native language of the Wolof people. Like the neighbouring languages Serer and Fula, it belongs to the Senegambian branch of the NigerCongo language family. Unlike most other languages of Sub-Saharan Africa, Wolof is not a tonal language. Wolof originated as the language of the Lebou people. It is the most widely spoken language in Senegal, spoken natively by the Wolof people (40% of the population) but also by most other Senegalese as a second language[citation needed].

Wolof dialects vary geographically and between rural and urban areas. "Dakar-Wolof", for instance, is an urban mixture of Wolof, French, and Arabic. "Wolof" is the standard spelling, and may refer to the Wolof people or to Wolof culture. Older French publications may use the spelling Ouolof, and some English publications Wollof, predominantly referring to (anglophone) Gambian Wolof. Prior to the 20th century, the forms Volof and Olof were used.

Wolof is spoken in: Senegal,The Gambia,Mauritania

Wolof is also called: Gambian

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