Swahili Intermediate Course

This course builds on knowledge gained in Swahili beginner’s course hence is intended for participants who have completed Swahili beginner’s course or who in other ways have acquired corresponding level of Swahili. It is a three weeks course, offered four times a year with a total of 90 teaching hours including excursions and Swahili language immersion sessions.

Course Code
SI 1-5

Course duration
3 weeks

When is the course

14th January to 1st February 2019
11th to  29th March 2019
1st to 19th April 2019
2nd to 20th September 2019


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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