Exercises with solutions – Unit 3 (2nd part)

Exercise 9 You are a party and you meet people from different nationalities. Find out where each person is from, and wich language they speak. Example: Juan/Venezuela/Spanish Omo ìlú Venezuela ni Juan. Ó gbó èdè Spanish. Maura/Paraguay/Guarani Senkoro/Tanzania/Swahili Mukoma/Kenya/Kikuyu Sookyung/Korea/Korean Vankatesh/India/Tamil Andrew/USA/English Doyin/Nigeria/Yoruba Akua/Ghana/Twi Lindiwe/Zimbabwe/Shona Akan/Nigeria/Efik Exercise 10 Find out if your friend speaks the following … More Exercises with solutions – Unit 3 (2nd part)

Language points -Talking about the language you speak

The verb gbó literally means “to hear” but is used when talking abouta language that  one speaks. For example: Mo gbó èdè Yoruba I speak Yoruba Sé o gbó èdè Gèésì? Do you speak English? Rárá, mi ò gbó èdè Gèésì. No, I do not speak English. Èdè wo l’o gbó? Wich language do you speak? Mo … More Language points -Talking about the language you speak

Exercises with solutions (1st part) – Unit 3

Exercise 1 Tell the following people to sit down. The first has been done for you: Your friend Jókòó! Your younger sibilings Your boss Your aunt Your uncle Your older neighbor Your classmate Your younger office colleague Your younger neighbor Your older brother Exercise 2 You offended the people in exercise 1. Beg them one by … More Exercises with solutions (1st part) – Unit 3

Language points – How to say “I’m not an American”

In order to say that you are not from one nationality or another, use the negative form kì í se or kó ni “is not”. For example: Sé omo ìlú Améríkà ni é? Are you an American? Béè ni, omo ìlú Améríkà ni mí Yes, I am an American Rárá, N kì í se omo ìlú Améríkà … More Language points – How to say “I’m not an American”