Linguistics | Elementary Swahili
S102 | 3504 | K. Mohammed


Section meets June 1-17, 2004

P: grade of C or better in LING S101 or equivalent profieciency
This course is the second part of a two-semester course.

Introduction to Swahili, a Bantu language spoken in East Africa, and
aspects of Swahili culture.  Basic grammatical structures and
vocabulary. Emphasis is on spoken language-oral and listening
comprehension, language use in specific social settings like the
market, school, hospital, doctor's office, among others. Important
cultural points like food, clothing, marriage, etc.  Videos and
internet resources will be used.