YORUB 2110

YORUB 2110

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

The intermediate course extends the development of the main language skills-reading, writing, listening, and conversation. The course deepens the development of correct native pronunciation, the accuracy of grammatical and syntactic structures; and the idiomatic nuances of the language. Students who take the course are able to (1) prepare, illustrate, and present Yoruba texts such as poems, folktales, advertisements, compositions, letters, (2) read Yoruba literature of average complexity, (3) interpret Yoruba visual texts of average difficulty, (4) comprehend Yoruba oral literature and philosophy-within the context of African oral literature and philosophy-of basic complexity. Through the Yoruba language students appreciate African oral literature and philosophy. The primary textual media are Yoruba short stories, poems, short plays, films, songs, and newspapers.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: YORUB 1109.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4999YORUB 2110  LEC 001

    • MTWRFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Ademoyo, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will be taught from Cornell University to Columbia University using videoconferencing technology.