Learn Wolof with courses from Sankofa

Speak the language of Senegal now

Wolof: The pulsating heart of Senegal

Wolof, the main lingua franca in Senegal, offers a rich array of stories and traditions. It is not only a language, but also a way to understand the Senegalese culture and way of life. Through Wolof, a window opens to the vibrant markets of Dakar, the rhythmic sounds of drums, and the warm communities that define the spirit of Senegal.

Learning Wolof immerses you in a world where language and culture are inextricably intertwined.

Facts about the Wolof language

  • approx. 12 million speakers
  • Widespread mainly in Senegal, Gambia and Mauritania
  • There are several dialects, e.g. Dakar-Wolof
  • It is a tonal language - there are 4 main tones

Effective learning in an engaging environment

Sankofa’s Wolof courses are designed to take place in small groups, guaranteeing a more intensive learning experience. Authentic materials and cultural insights enrich the lessons.

Learn Wolof with Dr. Fatou

Dr. Fatou, our Wolof language expert, will help you grasp the depth and beauty of this language.

Timetable Wolof Course

Montag

Dienstag

Mittwoch

Donnerstag

Freitag

Dr. Fatou Cisse Kane

Dr. Fatou Cisse Kane

Wolof course instructor

Immerse yourself in the Wolof world at Sankofa

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Group course Private lessons

Economy rate

Discounted courses for pupils, students and the unemployed


20 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 units / week
  • Total price: 400€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Premium tariff

Our course package for all those who want to immerse themselves in the world of African languages


25 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 500€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Kids special

Courses for children and young people aged between 6 and 15


21 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 2 (teens) or 3 (kids) months
  • 12 teaching units

    60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 1 (kids) or 2 (teens) / week
  • Total price: 250€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.

Please note: All available slots for private lessons are currently fully booked.
Individual lessons are currently not bookable.

Basic


8
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 50€
  • 8 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 400€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Smart


11
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 48€
  • 11 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 528€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Premium


20
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 46€
  • 20 teaching units
  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 920€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.