- Course Code:
- Course Not Running 2016/2017
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3, Year 3 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
- Taught in:
- Full Year
Successful completion of Swahili 2A Intermediate (or equivalent).
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of the course, a student should be able to read and analyze Swahili literary texts using the medium of the Swahili language. Based on a critical engagement with theoretical concepts and the possibilities of their application to literary texts, the course will develop the student's practical ability to speak and write in Swahili about Swahili novels, short stories, poems or plays. The student will also acquire detailed knowledge of the history and trends in Swahili literature.
Total of 22 weeks teaching with 2 hours per week classes plus 1 hour per week conversation.
Method of assessment
An essay of 2000 words to be submitted on day 5, week 7 term 1 (15%); an essay of 2000 words to be submitted on day 5, week 1, term 2 (15%); an essay of 4000 words to be submitted on day 5, week 1, term 3 (30%); a 10 minute oral presentation (10%); a 10 minute oral presentation (10%); a 20 minute oral presentation (20%).