Freetown - Post Report Question and Answers

How much of the local language do you need for daily living? Are local language classes/tutors available and affordable?

Very little. A few phrases is helpful. Yes there are tutors available. - Jan 2022

Lots of English spoken around the county. You have the ability to learn Krio if you want and in some locations it might be really helpful but not necessary. - Sep 2021

You get use to the local creole (Krio) and accents if you make an effort. There is a Krio tutor around. - May 2018

All you really need is English though you will pick up Krio lingo and there are Krio lessons available. Other local languages include Mende, Temne, Fullah. - Sep 2017

None, it helps to learn some Krio but English will get you to everywhere in the country. - Sep 2014

None, but picking up Krio helps. - Jun 2014

No english is spoken here. - Sep 2010

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