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Burkina Phrasebook

West Africa comprises the sixteen countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. This area boasts hundreds of language groups who all share a similar culture.

If you plan to travel or work in Burkina Faso, this book will help. The book contains parallel phrases in the most commonly encountered languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Bambara
  • Moore
  • Jula

Audio lesssons are also available for FREE download on our website.


  • Introduction
  • An Introduction to Burkina Faso
  • The Languages of Burkina Faso
  • A Guide to French Pronunciation
  • A Guide to Bambara Pronunciation
  • A Guide to Mòoré Pronunciation
  • A Guide to Jula Pronunciation
  • Greetings
  • Introductions
  • Accommodations
  • Basics
  • Money
  • Travel
  • Congratulations
  • Conversation
  • Questions
  • Shopping
  • Food
  • Medical
  • Emergency
  • Days of The Week
  • Numbers
  • Time
  • Months of the Year
  • Witness
  • The Lord's Prayer
  • John 3:16
  • Burkina Proverbs

Shipping in the continental U.S. is $6.00 per order regardless of the number of copies ordered. For international orders we will soon have the book available on Amazon. For orders of the Ebook (PDF format) you will receive an email with a link to download.

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