• Spring 2013 : African American Studies 11B Elementary Swahili

    11B. Elementary Swahili. (4) Students will receive no credit for C11B after taking Linguistics 1B. Four hours of recitation and one hour of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: C11A. Formerly C11B/Linguistics C1B. This course introduces students to the basics of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Swahili. Instruction is mixed English and Swahili. Emphasis is placed on developing student ability to create and to communicate with basic structures and vocabulary in a culturally and socially appropriate context. Speaking and listening abilities are developed through oral exercises, class discussions, and recordings available from Berkeley Language Center. Reading and writing are developed through in-class exercises, independent reading projects, and compositions. This course not open to native or heritage speakers of Swahili.