Wolof (WLOF)

WLOF Class Schedule

Courses

WLOF 201   Elementary Wolof I   credit: 5 Hours.

Introduction to Wolof; emphasizes grammar, pronunciation, reading, and conversation in standard Wolof. Same as AFST 241. Participation in language laboratory required.

WLOF 202   Elementary Wolof II   credit: 5 Hours.

Continuation of elementary Wolof, with introduction of more advanced grammar; emphasizes more fluency in speaking, reading, and writing simple sentences in standard Wolof. Same as AFST 242. Prerequisite: WLOF 201. Participation in language laboratory required.

WLOF 403   Intermediate Wolof I   credit: 4 Hours.

Survey of more advanced grammar, with emphasis on increasing conversational fluency, composition skills, study of written texts in standard and Dakar Wolof, and discussion of grammatical variations. Same as AFST 443. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 202.

WLOF 404   Intermediate Wolof II   credit: 4 Hours.

Continuation of WLOF 403. Emphasizes ability to engage in reasonably fluent discourse in Wolof, comprehensive knowledge of formal grammar, and ability to read ordinary texts in standard and Dakar Wolof. Same as AFST 444. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 403.

WLOF 405   Advanced Wolof I   credit: 3 Hours.

Third year Wolof with emphasis on conversational fluency and on increased ability in reading and comprehending texts, including newspaper prose and West African cultural materials. Course will also deal with the advanced level grammar found in such texts. Same as AFST 445. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 404 or equivalent.

WLOF 406   Advanced Wolof II   credit: 3 Hours.

Continuation of WLOF 405 with increased emphasis on conversational fluency and comprehension of advanced level grammar in the reading of a variety of prose tests on current cultural issues. Same as AFST 446. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 405 or equivalent.

WLOF 407   Topics Wolof Lang & Lit I   credit: 3 Hours.

Selected readings from modern Wolof authors, with a focus on novels, plays, and basic poetry illustrative of West African cultural issues and advanced level Wolof grammar, as well as development of expository writing skills. Same as AFST 447. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 406.

WLOF 408   Topics Wolof Lang & Lit II   credit: 3 Hours.

Continuation of WLOF 407 with increased emphasis on the reading and comprehension of literary texts exemplified in advanced level novels, plays, and poetry, as well as on advanced mastery of expository writing skills. Same as AFST 448. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: WLOF 407.