Published April 4, 2016
This video was recorded in Toronto, Canada. Khady Noyé is a blogger and language activist with dual Senegalese and French citizenship. Her main project is La Polyglotte, an online resource for helping students learn African languages. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1qqsCEg. Wolof is spoken by as many as 10 million people, principally in Senegal, the Gambia, and Mauritania, as well as by diaspora communities worldwide. A literary language for several centuries, Wolof was traditionally written with a variation of Arabic script called the Wolofal, but has also been written using the Latin alphabet since the mid-twentieth century. A member of the Niger-Congo family, Wolof shares similarities with over a thousand other languages, including Yorùbá, Fula, and Serer. Read more on Wikipedia: http://bit.ly/1qlme1l.