Swahili Beginners Course

This is a three weeks swahili beginners course five times in a year, with a total of 90 teaching hours including excursions and language immersion sessions. This programme is intended for participants who have recently arrived in East Africa and require a basic introduction to the swahili language.


Course Code
SB 1-4

Course duration
3 weeks

When is the course
6th to 24th February 2017
24th April to 12th May 2017
4th to 22nd September 2017
30th October to 17th November 2017

Course Objectives

To enhance participant’s to converse with ease, using survival language in communities and at workplace.


Course Content
Greetings, self introduction, ordering food & drinks, bargaining & buying at a shop/market, introducing family members, talking about present, past and future activities, Swahili time telling, talking about others, talking about health problems, giving and receiving directions / instructions, describing a place.
 
Methodologies
Interactive methods:
• Communicative approach (Competence based approach)
• Immersion approach
• Task based approach
• Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling or (TPRS) approach
• Grammar approach & audio lingual approach
• Propriocepitve approach

 


Target Group
Development workers, missionaries, doctors, expatriates, researchers, tourists, students and anyone who requires to learn swahili language at beginners level.

Fee for the course

Tuition  + Full Board accomdation in Single Room US$ 2220
Tuition  + Full Board accomdation in Shared Room US$1890
Tuition Only US$ 1305

 


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