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Is a Chadic language with the largest number of speakers, i.e. about 39 million speakers (spoken by about 24 million as a first language and about 15 million as a second language). It is spoken mainly in Northern Nigeria and Niger, and also in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ghana, and Togo.

Levels Taught Instructor
Hausa Elementary I (First semester of Hausa) Dr. Emeka Nwadiora
Hausa Elementary II (Second semester ofHausa)  
Hausa Intermediate I (Third semester of Hausa)  
Hausa Intermediate I (Fourth semester of Hausa)  
Hausa Advanced I (Fifth semester of Hausa)  
Hausa Advanced II (Sixth semester of Hausa)  

The level I and II courses are offered in the fall and spring, respectively.

For more information about African Languages at Penn please email the Director of African Language Program,
Dr. Audrey N Mbeje, or call: (215) 898-4299

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