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Lesson Five:

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Learn Yoruba greetings, written orthographical rendering, sounds (embedded
mp3),

complete translations in english and definitions of new words

Learn using an actual conversation in Yoruba, plus embedded audio

Learn how to say the following essential common greetings and

phrases in Yoruba with detailed figurative and literal translations and audio examples:


What do you want?
What does he/she want?
What do y’all want?
What do they want?
I want _____.
He/she wants ______.
We want _____.
They want ______.
Who do you like?
Who does he/she like?
Who do y’all like?
Who do they like?
I like _____.
He/she likes _____.
We like _____.
They like _____.
What is it that you don’t want?
What is it that he/she doesn’t want?
What is it that y’all don’t want?
What is it that they don’t want?
I don’t want _____.
He/she doesn’t want _____.
We don’t want _____.
They don’t want ______.
Who is it that you don’t like?
Who is it that he/she doesn’t like?
Who is it that y’all don’t like?
Who is it that they don’t like?
I don’t like _____.
He/she doesn’t like _____.
We don’t like _____.
They don’t like ______.
Abôsëdé, good morning.
Okay.
How are you?
Fine. And you?
I’m fine.
My friend, what do you want to do?
I want to return to Afrika.
Congrats! What do you like there?
I like Afrikans (Black people). I like my family. I also like Nigerian food.
Really? Me too.
So, do you want to return to Afrika too?
Yes o. Let’s go soon o.
Okay. Let’s go.
Black/dark
blue
brown
green
gray
red
white
yellow
gold
silver
purple
pink
Lion
Bull
Cow
Cat
Dog
Donkey
Frog
Goat
Hare
Horse
Lamb
Pig
Rabbit
Sheep
Bat
Chameleon
Crocodile
Deer
Elephant
Hedgehog
Hippopotamus
Hyena
Leopard
Lizard
Monkey
Mouse
Python
Rat
Scorpion
Snail
Snake
Spider
Squirrel
Tortoise
Wolf
Canary
Chicken
Rooster/ Cock
Dove
Duck
Guinea fowl
Hen
Turkey
Parrot
Crow
Eagle
Kite
Hawk
Owl
Sparrow
Swallow
Vulture

And much more including conversation

This is what you need to really get serious about your Yoruba language learning.