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SWAHILI ADVANCED

THIS COURSE BUILDS ON THE KNOWLEDGE GAINED AT THE INTERMEDIATE COURSE. PARTICIPANTS ARE EXPECTED TO POSSESS LANGUAGE SKILLS ACQUIRED IN THE PREVIOUS COURSE WHILE COMBINING WITH NEW SKILLS TO BE ACQUIRED AT THE ADVANCED LEVEL.

This course will advance your Swahili speaking capacity and continue to broaden your Swahili vocabulary and grammar knowledge. You will practice applying complex grammar in your daily conversations and incorporating common Swahili colloquial expressions and idioms in everyday speech. Throughout, you will engage with selected Swahili articles, newspapers, and online materials, listen to diverse national and global news and speeches, participate in class discussion and debates, and write essays, reports, and summaries of information. This course will help you build upon and master Swahili grammar rules, phrases and vocabulary learned in previous Swahili classes or studies. Alongside classroom activities, you will participate in a number of cultural excursions and immersion activities aimed at engaging your speaking skills in unpredictable and unstructured Swahili language environments.

 

COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Discuss concrete and abstract concepts with accuracy and fluency with minimum traces of errors.
  • Participate in higher-level meetings, seminars and workshops conducted in Swahili.
  • Handle conversations in a clear, participatory manner on national and international topics in a variety of subject areas
  • Display possession of Swahili language and culture nearly to a native speaker
 
 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Talking about infrastructure in Tanzania and compare with their countries.
  • Talking about the health care system in Tanzania and compare with other countries.
  • Talking about the social welfare system in Tanzania
  • Talking about environmental conservation in Tanzania.
  • Talking about climate change in Tanzania
  • Talking about the political history of Tanzania.
  • Excursion to Tengeru market.
  • Talking about corruption challenges in Development
  • Talking about the effects of globalization in developing countries.
  • Talking about the reformation of the East African Community
  • Talking about effects of globalization in developing countries
  • Excursion to a local farmer/ local weaving factory.
  • Cultural session, talking about core value differences among nationalities.
  • Language immersion with native speakers.
 

WHO THE COURSE IS FOR

Development workers, missionaries, doctors, nurses, expatriates, researchers, tourists, students and anyone who requires higher-level command of the Swahili language and culture.

 

FEE FOR THE COURSE

Tuition Fee $ 590
Full board in a single room (Meals and accommodation) $ 1001
Full board in a shared room (Meals and accommodation) $ 741
Hostel Quad (Meals and accommodation) $ 313.5

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