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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Ideraoluwa Shittu
  • Course Code W22LUSI03F
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Yoruba is one of Africa’s most widely spoken languages, which is a good language to speak if you are thinking about travelling in West Africa or just to connect with families and friends or perhaps seeking employment. You will enhance your level of vocabulary and pronunciations and fluency in Yoruba language in this lively environment. (E.g. speak in the past and present tenses while using the tonal marks appropriately).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • understand Yoruba alphabet phonics, vowels and consonants for pronunciation and for developing of vocabularies and for tonal marks
  • develop fluency, in using variety of words in the past, present and future tenses to expressing themselves in everyday communication both spoken and written


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Practice speaking and reading. Learning through practical activities (individual tasks, role-plays, pair and small group work, games) Writing basic single words and short sentences, e.g. gap-filling. Listening for the gist or basic information

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for those who already have a basic knowledge of the language. (Level A2- B1). If you are unsure of your level, please contact the languages department at:, tel: 02074501836 for further information about Yoruba, and other African languages offered

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Work is given to be done at home, to support and consolidate your learning. You should therefore dedicate some time.

    What you need

    Please bring your own device, and a notebook for each lesson.

    What you can do next

    You can proceed to enroll on the Yoruba Stage 3 Unit 1 course