Basic Igbo

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What Is Basic Igbo?

A course designed based on the assumption that your name is Jon Snow. 

Seriously, it doesn’t matter if you’re absolutely shit at languages, and don’t even know what “Kedu” means. This course is for people who know absolutely no Igbo. It’s perfect for you.

What You’ll Get From Basic Igbo

As a Student of Sexy Igbo taking the Basic Igbo course, you can expect to take away lots of new knowledge. You can also expect to…

  • Have fun learning Igbo because it’s such an awesome language.
  • Meet new people who are also learning and speaking Igbo.
  • Communicate effectively with Igbo people with all of your spanking brand new knowledge.

What We Expect From You

As with any course, you’ll learn more if you stay engaged with the material and actively participate in the community. Here are a few ways you can contribute to the Sexy Igbo community, and get the most bang for your buck:

  • Be active in the community. One of the best parts about Sexy Igbo is that we’re a community. Share your thoughts and ideas, and let us know what you’re learning as you work through the material. 
  • Engage with everyone. We’re all in this together, and we’ll learn a whole lot more (AND have more fun) if we help each other out. 
  • Ask and answer questions. Feeling stuck or confused? We’re here for you. Share your questions, and we’ll help you work through them.

Don’t forget, Basic Igbo is part of the larger community of Sexy Igbo. You can discuss specific lessons, ideas, and questions about the Course in the Discussion Forum.

We’ve prepared some awesome material for you, and we’re super excited for you to get started. Happy learning! 

Lessons

Consonant Sounds

Igbo contains many of the same consonants as in English, but not only does it have a few extra consonants which don’t exist in English, some of the consonant sounds…

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The Aorist Tense

It’s kind of like time travel. So, in English, time is divided into Past, Present, and Future. If something happened in the past, you can talk about it using The…

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The Verbs To Be

How to say what is and what isn’t. The verb to be is the cornerstone of every language. In English, there is only one way of expressing the verb to…

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The Verb To Be – Ibụ

The Igbo verb to be –ibụ is used to express identity, personality, essential qualities, occupation, and origin. Things expressed using ibụ tend to be more permanent or fixed in nature,…

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The Verb To Be – Idi

The Igbo verb to be –idị is used to express condition, characteristics, emotions, and temporary location (as opposed to semi-permanent and permanent location) Things expressed using –idị tend to be…

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The Verb To Be – Inọ

The Igbo verb to be –inọ is used to express semi-permanent and permanent location (as opposed to temporary or general location). Semi-Permanent Location Semi-permenanent location means the person or thing…

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Auxiliaries

Every Igbo verb has an attachment called an Auxiliary. The Auxiliary is usually (but not always) similar to the verb, and its job is to help you distinguish the verb…

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Intro to Suffixes

Suffixes are little word fragments that usually have no meaning on their own, which when attached to the end of the verb root, transform Igbo verbs to unlock deeper meanings.…

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