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Down memory lane - HOW SAY IT IN IGBO BEGAN

Posted by Chineme Ozumba on Sunday, February 2, 2014, In : True Life 

It was the summer of 2008 in South Africa our first child had just started play school. Barely a year and half, she was learning to make simple sentences. Initially, we thought that the funny sounding words she sometimes spoke were  attempts at speaking Igbo. We eventually figured out that she was speaking bits of several South African languages...but not Igbo.

We had assumed that since we spoke Igbo at home that our children would naturally pick it up. This was not the case. In direct contr...

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Igbo lessons in Chicago?

Posted by Chineme on Sunday, September 30, 2012, In : Events 
Two weeks ago,I visited the women's group of Ndiigbo Cultural Association of Chicago. After their meeting, I was invited to talk about Say it in Igbo. Guess what? The organization organizes Igbo lessons for their kids. I was impressed. More power to them.
This is how we will have a generation of Igbo speaking children in the diaspora.
This is what we want our educational material to achieve among Igbos in diaspora!

Izu uka abuo galu aga, a bum onye obia na nzuko ndi inyom Otu Omenana Ndiigbo ...
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