The Ibadan School of Yoruba

We teach Yoruba online to foreigners and Nigerian diaspora from 1 hour per week

Why Choose the Ibadan School of Yoruba ?

We teach and explain Yoruba in your own language

You speak English ? Lessons are in English !

You speak French ? Lessons are in French!

We adapt to your schedule

Our teachers are available 365 days per year, from 7.00 AM to 10.00 PM servicing students around the globe.

We make it easier for you to book and attend your Yoruba class wherever you are.

We create a safe learning environment for you to strive

Our teachers strive to create a conductive environment to learning adapted to your level.

Practice is encouraged and with it, errors because they are a necessary step towards success.

We use a consistent learning structure

The Yoruba language is so different from Western languages that it is necessary to have specific courses to understand how it works.

Who enrolls for the Yoruba Proficiency Programs ?

Children (6-18 years)

We teach the children of Yoruba people living in the diaspora using a curriculum adapted to their age.

The curriculum includes : reading, listening, speaking and writing lessons. In addition, children are encouraged to speak Yoruba at home with their parents or in class with other children.

Yoruba diaspora

2nd and 3rd generation immigrants born in the Nigerian diaspora suffers from not being able to communicate in the language of their parents. Often when they want to learn Yoruba, they sometimes face mockery and other form of emotional abuse that lead to discouragement and abandonment. We understand their needs and we are equipped to satisfy them based on our successful experience.


Whether you want to learn Yoruba to communicate with your partner or in-laws; or you are doing business in Nigeria and work with Yorubas; or simply out of a spirit of discovery and curiosity, we can help you !

We have a long experience teaching foreigners online.

We make it simple and convenient to learn Yoruba online.

How the online school works ?

Experienced teachers

All our teachers are trilingual in Yoruba, French and English. They teach Yoruba in the language you are he most comfortable with.

They are specifically trained to make Yoruba easier to understand for foreigners and Nigerian diaspora. 90% of our teachers are published authors.

Online Learning platform

Our learning platform Amasomo gives you access to more than 200 hours of pre-recorded lessons in video, audio and digital book formats. When you join the program you have access to the platform 24/7.

Structured curriculum

We created a special curriculum with specific lessons for teaching foreigners, Nigerian diaspora and children with a focus on grammar, spelling, syntax of the Yoruba language online.

Having a clear curriculum make it easier for our students to achieve their goals in Yoruba.

Books & Learning materials

We publish Yoruba learning material and books distributed globally. Our books are the basis of our programs and cover a wide range of topics.

  • Yoruba for foreigners
  • Verbs in Yoruba
  • Learn Yoruba with images

Engaging Lessons

Our lessons are designed to last between 40-60 minutes and can be booked from Monday to Sunday from 7.00 AM – 10/11.00 PM.

  • Type A are mostly grammar, conjugation and theoritical lessons needed to understand every aspect of Yoruba
  • Type B are Practical lessons designed to revise by doing online exercises
  • Type C are Communication/Conversation sessions in which the student practice Yoruba in various real life situations.

Practical exercises

We use an online quiz and examination system to assess your progress and ensure that you stay on track. The quiz and exercise’s platform allows you to self-yourself.

You can practice your Yoruba both in-class and outside, with the teacher or alone, with your friends or family from anywhere and at any time.

Choose your learning plan

4 hours Lessons

Affordable and manageable for all

42$ | 39€

  • Small group lessons
  • taught in English by native teachers
  • Lessons during the week-ends
  • 8 slots available Saturday and Sunday (Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Night)
  • Learning materials include audios, texts, videos and online exercises
  • Level at the end of the program : B1 “Advanced/Strong”

7 hours lessons

great flexibility for personnalised learning with dedicated teachers

79$ | 73€

  • Private 1-to-1 lessons
  • Dedicated teacher
  • Lessons at the time you want within the working hours : Tuesday to Sunday between 11.00 AM and 10.00 PM


  • NEW! Certificate of Completion in Yoruba
  • Level at the end of the program : B1 “Advanced/Strong” -B2 “Advanced/Fluent”
  • Average completion timeframe : 12 months


  • All the learning materials available in audio, text, video formats
  • Online exercises + corrections provided

unlimited lessons

Best value for money with all the advantages

139$ | 127€

  • Private 1-to-1 lessons
  • Dedicated teacher
  • NEW! As many lessons as you want
  • NEW! Lessons at the time you want
  • Delivered 7/7 – Monday to Sunday between 8.00 AM and 11.59 PM


  • NEW! Certificate of Proficiency in Yoruba
  • Level at the end of the program : B2 “Advanced/Fluent”
  • Average completion timeframe : 6-7 months


  • All the learning materials available in audio, text, video and slide formats
  • NEW! Downloadable lesson slides


  • NEW! FREE 4 books included
  • NEW! FREE 4 hours virtual assistance in Yoruba

Start your learning journey today!

Contact us today for all your queries!