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Swahili 3


Admission requirements

This course is available for all students who passed Swahili 2.


During this course you will gain more in-depth knowledge of Swahili.
We will focus on different subjects like history, culture, human rights and gender issues.

Course objectives

This course enables the student to achieve level B1+ of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
This course is the last 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 B1
Listening A2+
Speaking A2+


The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

One lecture per week (2 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

The course material will be available on Brightspace.


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

Registration Studeren à la carte en Contractonderwijs

Registration Studeren à la carte.


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

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


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