SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa

Hausa 3 (b) selected texts

Module Code:
Module Not Running 2016/2017
Unit value:
Year of study:
Year 3 of 3 or Year 4 of 4
Taught in:
Full Year

Advanced literature option for students of Hausa with a good reading knowledge of Hausa.


Hausa 2(B) or equivalent.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

The objective of this course is to examine the content, style and context of a variety of literary genres in Hausa, essentially poetry and prose but also other genres. A further objective is to advance student's competence level in Hausa.

Hausa 3B equips students to read and analyse Hausa plays and poems at a intermediate/advanced level of complexity.


Total of 22 weeks teaching with 2 hours classroom contact per week.

Method of assessment

One written examination (100%) taken in May/June.


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