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Published: 2008/11/13
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Aaron Speaks Wolof (official language in senegal)
Published: 2015/09/15
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Learn Wolof Lesson 1
Published: 2014/03/21
Channel: Senegal Wolof School
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Technology and Language in Senegal
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Published: 2015/04/28
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Zambia VS Senegal : analysis in Senegalese language
Published: 2017/03/29
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The Scales of God (Senegal Wolof Language)
The Scales of God (Senegal Wolof Language)
Published: 2012/03/27
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Learning Wolof
Learning Wolof
Published: 2013/08/03
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African Accent Tag (Senegal)
African Accent Tag (Senegal)
Published: 2012/02/06
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Wolof Proverb 10
Wolof Proverb 10
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
Wolof Lesson in Senegal
Wolof Lesson in Senegal
Published: 2008/08/25
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Al Gaddafi in Senegal Vision of an African Cultural Revolution to Preserve the African Identity an
Published: 2014/02/19
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Africa: Interesting Facts
Published: 2015/07/20
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How to promote vernacular languages in Africa? Claude GRUNITZKY - WikiTalks at SUEZ
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Wolof Speaking Class at Ohio University
Published: 2015/04/29
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Peace Corps Senegal Language-Themed Hangout on Air
Peace Corps Senegal Language-Themed Hangout on Air
Published: 2015/09/14
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Wolof Proverb 01
Wolof Proverb 01
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
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Students Receive African Languages Fellowships
Published: 2016/04/21
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Language challenge Maroc-Senegal | تحدي اللغات المغرب-السنغال
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Case Studies in Colonialism: Senegal
Case Studies in Colonialism: Senegal
Published: 2016/12/13
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Wolof Proverb 02
Wolof Proverb 02
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
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Peace Corps Senegal: Pulaar du Nord Nutrition Training
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Mandarin language gains popularity across Senegal
Mandarin language gains popularity across Senegal
Published: 2017/01/27
Channel: CGTN Africa
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Info you will love to know before travelling to Senegal
Published: 2017/05/06
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Li ma weesu - Melodiouse Senegalese song on wolof language
Published: 2017/06/19
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2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy: laureate from Senegal
2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy: laureate from Senegal
Published: 2016/10/31
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Wolof Proverb 08
Wolof Proverb 08
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
Kwame Selikem Okatakyie on Wolof people of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia
Kwame Selikem Okatakyie on Wolof people of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia
Published: 2017/01/30
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Grafting Instruction Video - Greffage en wolof - Wolof Language - Senegal
Published: 2016/09/20
Channel: Trees For The Future
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Published: 2014/01/26
Channel: foopie09
Wolof Proverb 04
Wolof Proverb 04
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
A Day In A Life of a Fellow - Senegal #EnglishForall
A Day In A Life of a Fellow - Senegal #EnglishForall
Published: 2016/09/02
Channel: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
West African French vs French in France
West African French vs French in France
Published: 2015/01/06
Channel: Prepare to Serve!
Obama visits former slave trade fort in Senegal
Obama visits former slave trade fort in Senegal
Published: 2013/06/29
Channel: euronews (in English)
SA to host 14th International Festival of Language and Culture
SA to host 14th International Festival of Language and Culture
Published: 2016/03/15
Channel: SABC Digital News
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Diongoma Los Afrosalseros de Senegal
Published: 2012/06/02
Channel: taino20
The Jesus Film - Mandinka / Mande / Manding / Mandingo / Mandingue / Mandinque Language
The Jesus Film - Mandinka / Mande / Manding / Mandingo / Mandingue / Mandinque Language
Published: 2013/11/03
Channel: eyong52
Boosting business in Senegal - focus
Boosting business in Senegal - focus
Published: 2014/02/12
Channel: euronews (in English)
Manajah Presents : Senegal
Manajah Presents : Senegal
Published: 2010/05/24
Channel: Manajah1985
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Senegal speaks Malay
Published: 2014/07/16
Channel: Udak Sarawak
Houston Welcomes SENEGAL for International Festival of Language and Culture
Houston Welcomes SENEGAL for International Festival of Language and Culture
Published: 2016/01/22
Channel: Iflc Tx
Josh
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Published: 2009/04/17
Channel: umnLAC
Wolof Proverb 06
Wolof Proverb 06
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
Wolof Proverb 05
Wolof Proverb 05
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: Boston University
Students Study in Senegal, West Africa
Students Study in Senegal, West Africa
Published: 2008/10/13
Channel: Hamline University
Learning Hindi and French on a boat in Senegal
Learning Hindi and French on a boat in Senegal
Published: 2009/08/30
Channel: nimish rustagi
Homeless-The Real Life in Senegal
Homeless-The Real Life in Senegal
Published: 2010/03/28
Channel: Miss Marple
Fula, Fulani, Fulbe, Fulɓe, Pël, Fulaw music mix by DJ Ras Sjamaan
Fula, Fulani, Fulbe, Fulɓe, Pël, Fulaw music mix by DJ Ras Sjamaan
Published: 2016/01/07
Channel: Ras Sjamaan
how to change windows 7 Region and Language format to Wolof (Senegal)
how to change windows 7 Region and Language format to Wolof (Senegal)
Published: 2012/05/14
Channel: shalom nehaisi
New cabinet named in Senegal
New cabinet named in Senegal
Published: 2013/09/03
Channel: euronews (in English)
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Knowledge of the French language in Senegal. In 2005, 10% of the Senegalese people were real French speakers, and 21% were partially French speaking. Estimation made by the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie[1].

Senegal is a multilingual country: Ethnologue lists 36 languages, Wolof being the most widely spoken language.

French, which was inherited from the colonial era, is the official language of Senegal. It is used by the administration and understood by about 15–20% of all males and about 1–2% of all women.[1] Senegal is a member State of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. A Senegalese, Abdou Diouf, held the position of its Executive Secretary between 2003 and 2014.

Several of the Senegalese languages have the status of "national languages": Balanta-Ganja, Hassaniya Arabic, Jola-Fonyi, Mandinka, Mandjak, Mankanya, Noon (Serer-Noon), Pulaar, Serer, Soninke, and Wolof.

In terms of usage, Wolof is the lingua franca and the most widely spoken language in Senegal, as a first or second language (80%).[citation needed]

Mande languages spoken include Soninke, and Mandinka. Jola (Diola) is a main language in the Casamance region. The Guinea Creole dialect, based on Portuguese is also spoken in that region. In 2008 Senegal, due to its historical connections to Portuguese colonisation in Casamance, was admitted as Associate Observer in the CPLP (Community of Portuguese Language Countries).

Education for the deaf in Senegal uses American Sign Language, introduced by the deaf American missionary Andrew Foster. A local language is Mbour Sign Language.

A report for the High Council of Francophonie in Paris stated in 1986 that in Senegal, 60,000 people spoke French as a first language and 700,000 spoke French as a second language. The total population of Senegal at the time was 6.5 million.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacques Leclerc (2010-10-04). "Sénégal". Tlfq.ulaval.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-17. 
  2. ^ Meisler, Stanley. "Seduction Still Works : French--a Language in Decline." Los Angeles Times. March 1, 1986. Retrieved on May 18, 2013.

Further reading[edit]

  • Dumont, Pierre (1982). Le français et les langues africaines au Sénégal. Paris: AACT and Karthala.

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