SpeakYoruba is the first of a series of apps for AJA.LA’s SpeakAfrica project aimed at promoting and preserving African languages.
With over 20 million speakers, Yoruba is one of Africa’s most widely spoken languages with additional native speakers in Latin America and the Caribbean.
North America and the United Kingdom are also home to a growing community of immigrant Yoruba speakers from West Africa.
SpeakYoruba App features entertaining animations provide word associations for retention, soundtrack by Yoruba high-life legend, Baba Ken Okulolo, games and puzzles in iPad version promote understanding, available in dedicated versions for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad.
SpeakYoruba is perfect for kids young and old looking to build a basic Yoruba vocabulary or for anyone who ever wanted to know how to say “camel” in an African language.