Igbo language and culture - complete beginner course

You will learn the structure of the Igbo language and the position of the verb and how other expressions, vocabularies and parts of speech can combine with the verb to form sentences. In no time, you will begin to make your own simple sentences.

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Created by Chidi Igwe Last updated Mon, 04-May-2020 English
What will i learn?
  • Understanding of Igbo grammatical structure
  • Understanding the use of nouns, pronouns and verbs in sentence formation
  • Understanding of the place of the verb as the centre of speech
  • Understanding how to combine language elements into your own sentences

Curriculum for this course
10 Lessons 00:52:25 Hours
Unit One
6 Lessons 00:26:36 Hours
  • Igbo alphabet and parts of the human body - lesson material
  • Igbo Alphabet and parts of the human body 00:11:04
  • Learn how to use subject pronouns to replace people's names in sentences - lesson material
  • Learn how to use subject pronouns to replace people's names in sentences 00:03:33
  • Learn how to combine subject pronouns with simple verbs in sentences to tell your professions 00:06:49
  • How to form questions to find out what people do for a living 00:05:10
  • Learn a simple categogization of Igbo verbs and how to conjugate ibi and idi to say where you live 00:06:27
  • Learn a simple categogization of Igbo verbs and how to conjugate ibi and idi to say where you live 00:06:27
  • Learn how to read a composition and introduce other people - your friend, brother, sister 00:07:12
  • Learn how to count from 0 to 50 00:05:43
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of the Igbo language
  • Internet connection on your computer or cellphone
  • Willingness to learn a new language
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Description

Welcome to this unique approach to Igbo language instruction. In the next series of lessons, you will be introduced to the structure of the Igbo language. You will see the core position of the verb and how other expressions, vocabularies and parts of speech can combine with the verb to form sentences. This is a beginner course, but it will provide you with the basis and a good understanding of the structure of the Igbo verb, which you will need in the more advanced courses. With this foundation, you will soon find yourself speaking Igbo by combining various elements of the language as you go. All I ask for is that you follow the lessons the way I have arranged them and try to complete everything within six weeks. I hope that you will take advantage of this unique and functional approach to Igbo language instruction to learn and speak Igbo.

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About the instructor
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Dr. Igwe was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With an MA in French Linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina (Canada), where he’s been teaching since June of 2007.

Dr. Igwe was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With an MA in French Linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina (Canada), where he’s been teaching since June of 2007.

His first book titled Taking Back Nigeria from 419 was published in 2007. In addition to his love for academics, Dr. Igwe is a passionate servant of the people. He has served in different organisations such as the Nigerian Association of Nova Scotia. Dr. Igwe has also served on several city and provincial boards such as the Board of Directors of the Provincial Organization for Heritage Languages and the Multilingual Association of Regina.

Dr. Igwe is also very passionate about saving the Nigerian indigenous languages from extinction. He has a number of scholarly articles and conference papers in the field of language endangerment and preservation. He is the founder of the Igbo Language and Cultural School Online, and founder and Chief Editor of the Igbo Radio. Dr. Igwe is also the founder and Managing Editor of the Sask Magazine of African Arts and Culture.

He is an International Correspondent to Voice of Nigeria, Lagos.

Dr. Igwe currently pursues a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip Laws) and Master of Laws (LLM) degree at the University of London, UK.

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