ERIC Number: ED210923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: N/A
Peace Corps Yoruba Course.
Awobuluyi, A. Oladele
The materials in this course are designed to be taught by an instructor who speaks Yoruba as her/his first language and, in addition, has a good knowledge of English. The mimicry, manipulation, and memorization phase consists of three parallel columns: Column A lists the lexical items to be introduced, Column B gives the pronunciation of some sentences in which the items under A occur, and Column C gives the uncontracted or the unassimilated versions of the sentences appearing under B. The other phases include conversation, comprehension, communication, and greetings. Major grammatical points are covered in the following topics: (1) personal introductions -- name, nationality, and residence; (2) food; (3) profession; (4) buying and selling; (5) time; (6) weather; (7) directions; (8) travel; (9) kinship terms; and (10) bodily ailments. Extensive directions for use of the course are included throughout the text. (JK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers College.