Swahili beginners: module 3
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSWA31
Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will increase your confidence in Swahili, consolidating and building upon previous knowledge and practising a wider variety of everyday situations.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Topics: restaurant, Booking hotel, asking for directions, arrange/plan a journey in East Africa, home, visiting people
• Grammar: adjectives, locations, more on nouns.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Order a dish in a restaurant
• Ask what a dish is made of
• Buy a ticket (train, bus…)
• Deal with problems in a hotel
• Ask and understand directions
• Describe your home
• Make arrangements to visit people.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for near beginners – students should have completed Swahili 1: module 2 or have equivalent knowledge of the language.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
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 advise you on what to do next. If there is enough interest, we may be able to offer year 2 Swahili in the next academic year (2020/21), depending on demand.