9625001Swahili

Numbering Code G-LET49 89625 LJ48 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Tue.3
Instructor name IDONE AYAKO (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Students will continue to learn with the same textbook following the course of Swahili 1 to be explained about grammar and dialogues with composition practice. This course enables students to develop reading comprehension skills and essential skills in Swahili for communications through learning further grammar, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions besides reviewing what has been learned in the course of Swahili 1. Practical exercises based on some expressions in the textbook enable students to express themselves by using Swahili. Through additional explanations about backgrounds of distinctive expressions in Swahili, students will gain cultural and social knowledge on East Africa. Relevant objects and photos will be introduced in class.
Course Goals 1:To understand overall basic Swahili grammar
2:To be able to compose sentences and speak them by using grammar and sentence patterns learned in class
3:To be able to follow the whole of short conversation and summarize it
4:To gain cultural and social knowledge on East Africa
Schedule and Contents The schedule will be as follows but may be changed as necessary.
1: Introduction/Reviews of Lesson 1-10
2: Lesson 11/Time
3: Lesson 12/Demonstratives
4: Lesson 13/Causative
5: Lesson 14/Conditional
6: Relatives
7: Lesson 15/Passive
8: Reviews and Complements of Lesson 11-15
9: Lesson 16/Reciprocal
10: Lesson 17/Counter-Factual Conditional
11: Lesson 18/Compound Tenses
12: Lesson 19/Sayings and Riddles
13: Lesson 20/Letter Writing
14: Reviews and Complements of Lesson 16-20
15: Examination
16: Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy Determined by attitude and participation in class/preparation and review(30%), and final examination(70%). Attendance rate must be above two-thirds.
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Preparation and review of each lesson are needed.
You will be expected to listen to each unit of the accompanying CD before class.
Handouts on grammar issues and exercises will be provided in class.
Textbooks Textbooks/References New Express+ Swahili, TAKEMURA Keiko, (Hakusui-sha), ISBN:978-4-560-08805-0
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