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Elementary Swahili II
Required Sequence: LANG151 & LANG 152
LANG 152
Spring 2008 not offered

This course is the second semester of the study of the Swahili language. Swahili is the most widely spoken African language. It is rooted in the Bantu language family and contains many Arabic influences. This course teaches Swahili through exposure to East African cultural materials and a study of the language through grammar and speech. The spring semester focuses on communication skills, while also increasing the grammatical skills developed in the first semester. By the end of the term, students should be able to hold basic conversations about a variety of personal and social topics.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
This course will focus on developing proficiency in Swahili by addressing all skills of language learning: reading, listening, reading and writing. Throughout class activities, assignments and with the use of authentic materials, students will gain an understanding of new cultural concepts and values which will help them develop intercultural literacy.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: LANG151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)

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