SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Tigrinya Beginners Course

One-year course with 3 terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week

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Mode of Attendance: Part-time

This SOAS Language Centre course in Tigrinya is designed to give participants a basic reading, writing and conversational ability in the language. The course takes the form of learning the fidel writing system and of a series of situational contexts in which participants will be asked to understand what is taking place around them and to respond in comprehensible and clear Tigrinya.


The course is taught in English and Tigrinya. Class size is limited to fifteen to allow intensive practice.

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There is no set text for this course.  The necessary learner materials will be provided.

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