Yorùbá Yé Mi

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Fehintola Mosadomi, University of Texas, Austin

Pub Date: 2014

ISBN 13: 978-1-9379630-2-6

Publisher: COERLL

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Reviewed by Robert Sanders, Assoc. Prof. of Spanish (BA French, PhD Spanish, 10 years experience directing a large first year Spanish program), Portland State University, on 2/9/2017.

This beginning Yoruba textbook has all of the basic components I would expect: a focus on four skills and functions ranging from greetings and … read more

 

Table of Contents

Preface

Contributors

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Abbreviation of Grammatical Terms

Technology

Chapter 1 - Orí Kìíní | GREETINGS

Chapter 2 - Orí Kejì | MY CLASSROOM

Chapter 3 - Orí Kẹta | MARK THE DATE

Chapter 4 - Orí Kẹrin | WHAT TIME DO WE MEET?

Chapter 5 - Orí Karùnún | MY FAMILY TREE

Chapter 6 - Orí Kẹfà | SHOP WITH

Chapter 7 - Orí Keje | LET’S FIND SOMETHING TO EAT!

Chapter 8 - Orí Kẹjọ | ARE YOU FEELING GOOD TODAY

Chapter 9 - Orí Kẹsànán | MY WORK PLACE

Chapter 10 - Orí Kẹwàá | HOME SWEET HOME!

Chapter 11 - Orí Kọkànlá | NICE STYLE!

Chapter 12 - Orí Kejìlá | CAMPUS LIFE

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About the Book

The Yorùbá Yé Mi textbook, combined with an open access, multi-media website at http://www.coerll.utexas.edu/yemi, is an interactive, communicative, introductory Yorùbá program. It provides college/university students with basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of language learning in Yorùbá. It exposes the learner not only to Yorùbá language in meaningful situations but also to the culture of the Yorùbá-speaking people of South-western Nigeria. It contains effective techniques for teaching and learning Yorùbá including tones, and is userfriendly in its approach.

About the Contributors

Author(s)

Fehintola Mosadomi is assistant professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies.

She holds a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary linguistics with a minor in Francophone studies from Tulane University, with two master’s degrees from the University of Delaware.

Her research interests include Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women and Creole studies.

Dr. Mosadomi is a poet, who has authored several articles in books and journals on Creole studies, African language and gender, African linguistics and pedagogy. She is completing her manuscript on Yoruba grammar.

Dr. Mosadomi was awarded the Dana-Dartmouth Fellowship, was a Fellow at the Center for Research on Women at Tulane University, and is a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. She received a grant from Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services for Yoruba technology.