Linguistics | Elementary Swahili 1
S101 | 4864-4865 | Nasra Ahmed
S101 Elementary Swahili 1
Section 4864 Undergraduates only, 4 credits
Section 4865 Graduates only, 3 credits
This course is the first part of a two-part course. Students should
enroll in both S101 and S102.
Introduction to Swahili language and culture. Swahili or Kiswahili
is a Bantu language spoken in Eastern and Central Africa. 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.