In this video, a Beninese expert discusses the various languages spoken in Benin.
In this video, a Senegalese expert discusses the various languages spoken in Senegal.
In this video a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel explains his experience with language in Aruba.
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.
Across West Africa, hundreds if not thousands of different languages are spoken. Nigeria alone is home to over 250. Senegal is home to over 30 languages, with Wolof as the most widely spoken.