Igbo language and culture - beginner course 2

This course reinforces previous knowledge of verb conjugation and sentence formation in the present tense acquired in Course 1. This course focuses on verb conjugation, increase vocabulary acquisition and sentence formation in both present and past tenses. Although the course is designed to be completed within one month, your registration will grant you access to this course for one full year starting on the date of registration. Below is a general description of the contents of each of the ten video lessons.

Beginner 0(0 Ratings) 7 Students enrolled English
Created by Chidi Igwe , Chidi Igwe
Last updated Wed, 03-Nov-2021
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Course overview
This course reinforces previous knowledge of verb conjugation and sentence formation in the present tense learned in course 1. This course focuses on verb conjugation, increase vocabulary acquisition and sentence formation in both present and past tenses. Below is a general description of the contents of each of the ten video lessons. You will learn how to conjugate the verb "iga" (to go) in the present tense. You will learn the concept of elision as it applies to the preposition "na". Then you will learn some vocabulary of places. You will learn how to make sentences by combining the verb "iga" in the present tense to say places you are going to. You will learn how to conjugate the verb "ibia" (to come) in the present tense. Then you will learn some vocabulary of places. You will learn how to make sentences by combining the verb "ibia" in the present tense to say places you are coming to. You will learn how to ask questions and how to answer questions on who is coming to a place and who is not. You will learn how to conjugate the verb "igu" (to read/study) in the present tense. Then you will learn some vocabularies relating to reading, studying and disciplines. You will learn how to make sentences by combining the verb "igu" in the present tense to say what you are reading/studying at the university. You will learn how to ask/answer questions relating to areas of study. ETC.

What will i learn?

  • Understanding of Igbo grammatical structure
  • Understanding of the place of the verb as the centre of speech
  • Understanding the use of nouns, pronouns and verbs in sentence formation
  • Understanding how to combine language elements into your own sentences
Requirements
  • You need to have completed Igbo language and culture or its equivalent beginner 1 before taking this course
  • Basic knowledge of the Igbo language and culture
  • Internet connection on your computer or cellphone
  • Willingness to learn a new language
Curriculum for this course
29 Lessons 01:57:35 Hours
Unit One
16 Lessons 01:07:12 Hours
  • Meet your intructor
    00:02:22
  • Counting higher numbers from 0 to billions - lesson material
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  • Counting higher numbers from 0 to billions
    00:11:36
  • Learn how to express your age and finding out how old people are
    00:08:48
  • How to use the verbs idi and igba to tell how old you are
    00:08:45
  • Learning how to give information relating to your age using the verb igba
    00:06:39
  • Learn how to talk about where you are going to go in the future - lesson material
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  • Learn how to talk about where you are going to go in the future
    00:04:43
  • Future tense - expressing a fall in the future
    00:02:28
  • Future tense - Talking about returning home in the future
    00:01:20
  • Future tense - Talking about returning home in the future using ilo, ilota, iloghachi
    00:04:03
  • Future tense - The verb ilo with place names
    00:02:14
  • Future tense - Using the verb ibia and place names you will come to in the future
    00:01:55
  • Future tense - Using the verb ihu to talk about seeing things in the future
    00:02:22
  • Acquire vocabulary of things you can drink and learn to tell what you drink, drank and will drink
    00:04:55
  • Talking about your leisure activities - swimming
    00:05:02
Unit Two
13 Lessons 00:50:23 Hours
  • Learn how to form negative sentences in the present
    00:02:23
  • Learn how to form negative sentences in the present - lesson material
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  • Negation - Learn to form negative sentences in the past tense to say where you did not go
    00:01:41
  • Negation - Learn how to do negative sentences in the future to saying where you will not go
    00:05:23
  • Question formation - Learn how to form YES or NO questions - lesson material
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  • Question formation - Learn how to form YES or NO questions
    00:04:47
  • Question formation - second method
    00:03:36
  • Question formation using a negative sentence and rising tone
    00:01:55
  • Question formation - nagative sentence with rising tone
    00:10:28
  • More on how to respond to YES or NO questions
    00:01:36
  • Learn how to use emphatic pronouns in sentence formation - lesson material
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  • Learn how to use emphatic pronouns in sentence formation
    00:11:10
  • How to talk about giving birth to someone or being born
    00:07:24
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Chidi Igwe

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.

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