Learning Yoruba improves the knowledge of your own language. Your marketable skills in the global economy are improved when you master Yoruba. Communication skills developed while learning Yoruba can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Yoruba expand one's world view and limit the barriers between people: barriers cause distrust and fear.
How Long Does it Take to Learn Yoruba?
*** NOTES *** Yoruba spoken in West Africa and most prominently South western Nigeria, where about 17% of the population speaks it. It is also spoken in communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, other parts of Africa, the Americas, and Europe. - Yoruba has borrowed a lot of vocabulary from Arabic and Hausa. There are three tones in Yoruba - high, middle and low - which affect the meaning of words. Tones are marked by use of the acute accent for high tone ⟨á⟩ and the grave accent for low tone ⟨à⟩ while the mid is unmarked. It can also double words for extra emphasis.