When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Ideraoluwa Shittu
  • Course Code W21LUSG03A

What you will learn

You will continue to build on your knowledge of the Yoruba language, a tonal language and one of Africa’s most widely spoken languages. This will include communicating in everyday situations (e.g. telling the time and expressing likes and dislikes) and developing the skills to get your message across.

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

  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Give general directions and talk about places in town (e.g. police station, hospital, restaurant, museum etc.)
  • Use different tones to convey meaning


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    • Practising 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

    Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e. progression to an advanced-level course. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress your individual learning aims will be established during the course. It is important that you are committed to regular attendance. You will have regular and constructive feedback from your tutor.

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for those wishing to consolidate their knowledge of the basics of the language. (Level A1-A2) If you are unsure of your level, please contact the languages department at: languages@morleycollege.ac.uk, tel: 020 7450 1836 for an assessment

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Regular work is given to be done at home, to support and consolidate your learning. You should therefore dedicate some time for this on a weekly basis. The tutor uses Moodle/VLE to post material for the lesson, and help you prepare for the coming lesson. It is important that you have access to a computer, for the duration of the course, and that you consult Moodle at least once a week. There is also full computer access in the library. The course will be delivered online. It is important that you have access to a computer for the duration of the course.

    What you need

    Please bring our own device, and a notebook for each lesson. Your tutor will advise you on suitable study materials

    What you can do next

    You can enroll on the Yoruba Stage 1 Unit 3.