Igbo Language Course - Beginner

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.

Beginner 0(0 Ratings) 342 Students enrolled English
Created by Chidi Igwe
Last updated Tue, 03-Aug-2021
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Course overview

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. I hope that you will take advantage of my unique and functional approach to Igbo language instruction to learn and speak Igbo.

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
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of the Igbo language
  • Internet connection on your computer or cellphone
  • Willingness to learn a new language
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
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  • Igbo Alphabet and parts of the human body
    Preview 00:11:04
  • Learn how to use subject pronouns to replace people's names in sentences - lesson material
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  • 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
Unit Two
4 Lessons 00:25:49 Hours
  • 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
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About instructor

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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