UCHE AND UZO SAY IT IN IGBO PRIMER SERIES
The series is designed as a primer for the Igbo language. The approach used is best suited for the learning style of children. It is child-friendly with simple everyday words and sentences. The presence of Igbo speaking cartoon characters Uche and Uzo make it very appealing to children. The series is made up of Kindle books, picture books, videos and activity books. Presently there are nine volumes available. Each volume deals with a specific theme, has a picture book in kindle and print format, a DVD and a section in the relevant activity book.
The picture books show everyday objects. They are designed with vibrant colours that engage children. They are also available in kindle e-book format.
The videos are designed as companion videos for the books. They teach pronunciation and provide a deep learning experience involving the whole family. When used with the book, results show in a shorter time.
The activity books provide opportunity for practise of reading and writing Igbo for older children in a simple way.
Igbo language has many dialects. In Igbo cities of today such as Enugu in Nigeria, a mixture of dialects are spoken. Say it in Igbo embraces all dialects of Igbo and this reflects in the series.
Volumes 1-4 are interrelated, with each new volume building on what was taught in the previous one. Using an animal theme, names, actions and colours are taught. Therefore it is advisable to buy the complete series 1 set in order for the user to gain the full benefits.
Volumes 5 and above are produced in a stand alone format and can be used in any order. The books contain English subscripts to help 'Igbo-challenged' users understand the idea that is being communicated in the section.