African Studies: West African Languages: Akan Twi, Wolof

First-Semester Wolof

CAS LW 111 (4 credits)

For beginners. Develops proficiency in oral expression, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Uses the communicative approach to cover the three main varieties of Wolof as spoken in the Senegambian region.

2016FALLCASLW111 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Wolof 2

CAS LW 112 (4 credits)

This four-skill African language course in second-semester Wolof leads toward proficiency in oral expression, listening comprehension, reading, cultural understanding, and writing (using both the Latin alphabet and the Arabic-based script known as Wolofal or Ajami).

2017SPRGCASLW112 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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Wolof 3

CAS LW 211 (4 credits)

This third semester four-skills Wolof course develops communicative competence and confidence in the use of Wolof in speaking, reading, writing, and listening in culturally appropriate ways. Students learn to communicate with native speakers at an intermediate mid level of proficiency.

2016FALLCASLW211 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Wolof 4

CAS LW 212 (4 credits)

This fourth semester Wolof course develops communicative competence, cultural literacy, and confidence in the language in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students learn to communicate at an intermediate high level of proficiency.

2017SPRGCASLW212 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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Akan Twi 3

CAS LW 215 (4 credits)

Third-semester four-skill Akan Twi course emphasizes oral expression, listening, reading and writing skills, focusing on the culture and the day-to-day life of Akan people. In-class discussions are learner- centered, drawing on experiences of both urban and rural speakers.

2016FALLCASLW215 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Akan Twi 4

CAS LW 216 (4 credits)

Fourth-semester four-skill Akan Twi course continues emphasis on oral expression, listening, reading and writing skills, focusing on the culture and day-to-day life of both urban and rural Akan people.

2017SPRGCASLW216 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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Wolof 5

CAS LW 311 (4 credits)

Study and discussion of various contemporary issues in Wolof society and culture, including traditional and contemporary Wolof literature (folk tales, stories, proverbs, etc.) written in both Latin and Ajami scripts.

2016FALLCASLW311 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Wolof 6

CAS LW 312 (4 credits)

Study and discussion of various contemporary issues in Wolof society and culture, including traditional and contemporary Wolof literature (folk tales, stories, proverbs, etc.) written in both Latin and Ajami scripts.

2017SPRGCASLW312 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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Wolof 7

CAS LW 411 (4 credits)

Develops students' proficiency at the advanced-high level in oral expression, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in both Ajami and Latin scripts. Students apply their language skills to professional fields, the humanities, and social sciences.

2016FALLCASLW411 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Wolof 8

CAS LW 412 (4 credits)

Continues to develop students' proficiency at the advanced-high level in oral expression, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in both Ajami and Latin scripts, and enables students to apply their language skills to professional fields, the humanities, and social sciences.

2017SPRGCASLW412 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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Directed Study: Wolof

CAS LW 491 (Var credits)

Directed study in Wolof.

2016FALLCASLW491 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
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Directed Study: Wolof

CAS LW 492 (Var credits)

Directed study in Wolof.

2017SPRGCASLW492 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
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