- Module Code:
- FHEQ Level:
- 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 module, 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 consisting of a 2 hour lecture and a 1 hour tutorial.
Method of assessment
Two oral examinations of 20 minutes duration each (30%); a translation portfolio plus commentary of 1500 words to be submitted on day 5, week 1, term 3 (40%); a quiz test (30%).