AMADOU SYLLA: Karo essee gorore wako den eche diree fotehree. It was about someone that cut – what is it – a coconut in half and it was perfect.
[FATHIMA SHAW SINGS ADLAMA, THE ADLAM ALPHABET SONG]
[LARGE GROUP OF CHILDREN SING ADLAMA IN CALL-AND-RESPONSE STYLE]
[YOUNG BOY CONTINUES SINGING THE SONG]
YOUNG BOY: Winden jangen nengal meng ADLaM! [Translation: Let’s write and read in our mother tongue!]