- Module Code:
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3, Year 3 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
- Taught in:
- Full Year
Swahili II (or equivalent).
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
At the end of the course, a student should be able to have a confident command of advanced Swahili grammar; have extensive knowledge of vocabulary in a range of areas of human life (health, humour, ethnic and cultural identity, clothing, dressing, animals, plants, and their role in Swahili culture) as well as of specialized scholarly areas (religion, literature, political discourse, certain philosophical concepts); and be familiar with fundamental realities of Swahili culture. The student will also develop appropriate practical written, aural, and oral skills to express the newly acquired knowledge.
Total of 22 weeks teaching with 3 hours classroom contact per week. 2 hours per week classes and 1 hour per week conversation.
Method of assessment
One written examination (85%) and an oral exam (15%) taken in May/June.