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Wolof Overview & Courses

wolofmasque1Wolof is offered through the 202 level, and may be used to complete the GEP language 201 requirement.
Courses offered Fall Semester 2014 are highlighted; details can be found in the Class Schedule.
Wolof 101
Elementary Wolof I
An introduction to Wolof, a major lingua franca of West Africa, through a communicative approach. Listening comprehension and basic speaking skills are emphasized, but reading and composition also will be introduced.
Wolof 102
Elementary Wolof II
Continuation of WOL 101. Emphasis is on extending skills in spoken Wolof within the context of real-life situations. A greater amount of reading and writing is included in this course.
Wolof 201
Intermediate Wolof I
Further development of listening comprehension and speaking skills and increased emphasis on reading, writing and cultural knowledge.  Focus on everyday life in Senegalese society.
Wolof 202
Intermediate Wolof IIliens
Reading, writing and oral use of Wolof, with an emphasis on contemporary Senegalese society.


For further information about Wolof courses, please consult department chair 
Dr. Omar Ka.