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This instructional guide for Fulani (Fulfulde), an African language, is designed for the language training of Peace Corps volunteers and focuses on daily interactions and activities in that context. A series of 32 lessons, each based on a single language competence, are presented in ten broad theme - based units. Themes include greeting and introductions, expression of immediate needs, shopping, dealing with the tailor, health, meals, giving and getting directions, travel, daily activities, and gardening. Lessons consist of a specified competence, vocabulary list, list of related expressions, g... Read Full Description
This dictionary of Fulani (Fulfulde) is designed for Peace Corps volunteers serving in Niger, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. A brief introduction to pronouns and verb endings precedes the dictionary text. The dictionary is presented in two sections. The first lists English words alphabetically and their translations in both French and Fulani, noting the Fulani words that are verbs, and the singular and plural forms of nouns. The second section lists words alphabetically in Fulani, with French and English translations.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
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Our language training program, already proven highly effective in its ability to teach trainees language acquisition in a very short amount of time, continues to seek ways to broaden the language program the language skills needed by Volunteers. Discussions and reflections among Peace Corps Staff and Volunteers about how we can improve the effectiveness of the language program focused on the integration of language and technical skills acquisition for the purpose of improving Volunteer performance in the field. The genesis of this reflection involves the following question: "What are the knowl... Read Full Description