Swahili Intermediate Course

Swahili Intermediate course is a continuation of Swahili language and culture foundation that was built on beginner’s level. This course focuses more on current Swahili as well as complex grammatical structures and elements of culture related to different language situations. This course takes a total of 90 hours of teaching including excursions and language immersion sessions.

Course Code
SI 1-5

Course duration
3 weeks

When is the course

5th to 23rd February 2018
9th to  27th April 2018
10th to 28th September 2018
12th to 30th November 2018


Course Objectives

To enhance participant’s converse with ease and confidently exchange basic information in the community related to work, recreation, and social situations.

Course Content

Exchanging greeting and talking about transport systems, family, Tanzania and its natural resource, weather and agricultural activities, talking about business in Tanzania, health issues, the education system in Tanzania, community development projects, office activities, official meetings, one's feelings, talking about sport and other recreational activities.



Interactive methods:

  1.     Communicative approach ( Competence based approach )
  2.     Immersion approach
  3.     Task based approach
  4.     Teaching Proficiency through reading and storytelling or (TPRS) approach
  5.     Grammar approach & audio lingual approach
  6.     Proprioceptive approach

Target Group
Development workers, missionaries, doctors, expatriates, researchers, tourist, students and anyone who requires learning swahili language at intermediate level.

Fee for the course
Tuition Fee $1050
Full board in a single room(meals & Accomodation) $1605 (3 weeks)
Full board in a shared room(meals & Accomodation) $1165 (3 weeks)
Hostel Quard plus Meal per week $297 (3 weeks)
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