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Swahili 2

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2021-2022

Admission requirements

This course is available for all students who passed Swahili 1.

Description

During this course you will gain more in-depth knowledge of Swahili, grammar wise and vocabulary wise. After a quick revision we will look at different subjects like different types of jobs, sport, famous people, some medical issues (body parts and diseases), economics, politics and corruption. We will read some newspaper articles in Swahili.

Course objectives

This course enables the student to achieve level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
This course is the second course in a series of three language acquisition courses. The final objective of this course series is to obtain an intermediate level of proficiency in Swahili aimed at communication with people in the region in everyday social situations and enabling students to follow current affairs in the region via various media.

Skill CEFR Level
Reading B1
Writing A2+
Listening A2
Speaking A2

Timetable

The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

Two lectures per week (total 5 hours)

Assessment method

Partial grade Weighing
Participation 20%
Written exam 40%
Listening Exam 20%
Oral Exam 20%

If the End Grade is insufficient there is a possibility of retaking the full 80% of the exams. No resit for participation and homework is possible.

Inspection and feedback

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Reading list

Course material: ‘Tuongee Kiswahili. A practical Swahili course’ (part 2) by Lowani Afrika Talencentrum. Please contact your teacher to obtain the course material.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website.

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Contact

  • For substantive questions, contact the lecturer listed in the right information bar.

  • For questions about enrolment, admission, etc, contact the Education Administration Office: Reuvensplaats

Remarks

This course uses an integrated communicative language learning approach. Therefore, active participation in the classroom activities is essential for successful learning outcomes.