YORUB 2110

YORUB 2110

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4790 YORUB 2110   LEC 001

    • MTWRF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ademoyo, A

      Britton, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative (SCI) and at times may include students from Columbia and/or Yale Universities using videoconferencing technology. Meetings will occur in one of Cornell’s distance-education classrooms at Stimson Hall. Questions relating to the SCI may be directed to Emma Britton, erbritton@cornell.edu.