2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

African Language: Pulaar (Fulani/Peul)


Summer 2013 quarter

Amadou Ba

Pulaar is a language of West Africa spoken by the Fulbe people of Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad.  Pulaar is one of the most widely spread languages in Africa.  This class is an introduction to the Pulaar language spoken in northern Senegal.  The class will focus on both language and the Fulbe tradition and culture.  Students will learn greetings, introductions, family relationship, and the expressions for basic needs, as well as how to get by linguistically and culturally in cultural situations.  Students will study standard Pulaar grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.

This class is appropriate for students who are interested in studying linguistics, learning a new language, or traveling to West Africa.

Advertised Schedule
6-9p Tue/Wed, 6-8p Thu (Jul. 30 - Aug. 29)
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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Program Revisions

Date Revision
June 17th, 2013 Cancelled due to low enrollment.