Learning Igbo Language in Diaspora

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Igbo

by Simon N. Obi M.Ed.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/20/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 46
ISBN : 9781663248268
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 46
ISBN : 9781663248282
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 46
ISBN : 9781663248275

About the Book

This Igbo language learning book is crafted by a retired American school teacher who spent 3 decades in the public-school system in Arizona. The author used the sum total of curriculum acquisition process to produce sequential lessons that will help in automatizing acquired language conversations to develop Igbo language fluency within the homes. The key method used in this book is the application of situational studies in language acquisition and learning. This book contains real life scenarios that Igbo children and spouses of Igbos in diaspora will use to build fluency through Igbo interaction in real life settings. The style of the book also ideates that Igbo language learning will lead to its usage during future visits to Igboland. This is a must buy book. Enjoy it!

About the Author

Simon N. Obi was a licensed practicing high school teacher in Arizona from 1990 till his retirement in early 2019. During the 29 years, he taught 9th grade at Pueblo High School in Tucson for 5 years, 2 years as a 5th grade teacher in the Tohono O’Odham Reservation, 2 years as an at-risk youths’ teacher at Robison Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona, and retired in January 2019 after serving 19 years as a teacher of youths adjudicated as adults in a maximum-security prison owned by the State of Arizona. Mr. Obi grew up in Apu-na-Ekpu in Umuoha Community in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government of Abia State, Nigeria. He attended St. Mary’s Elementary School which later became Amaekpu Community School. He’s a graduate of St. Ephraim’s Secondary School in Owerrinta, East Central Oklahoma University, and The University of Arizona. His personal motto: The world would be a better place if you do not tell others what they’re not supposed to tell someone else, because it’s the only thing they will tell.