Introduction to Swahili

Course Dates: 07/10/21 - 09/12/21
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: Online
The course aims to provide students with a foundation understanding of Swahili language, enabling students to begin communication in practical situations, and to provide them with an insight into Swahili culture.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
95% of 100
Download
Book your place
In stock
SKU
180174
Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £109.00

Course Code: LSWA1

Thu, eve, 07 Oct - 09 Dec '21

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

This course is an introduction to Swahili, and is taught using the communicative method, so you will be speaking Swahili from the first lesson.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

The course will cover elementary Swahili grammar, vocabulary, and socio-cultural elements of the language providing students the opportunity to develop both productive and receptive skills.
Greet and meet people and introduce yourselves and others; give personal information: age, profession, nationality; buy or order food and drink.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- greet people

- introduce yourself and others

- give personal information

- ask for personal information

- count up to 100

- buy food and drinks in the market

- order food and drinks in a restaurant

- ask for price.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is for complete beginners.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on tutor's own material.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Your tutor will discuss possible progression routes with you.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.