AAS 115 - Elementary Swahili
Section: 002
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credit Exclusions:
Students with credit for AAS 115 may only elect AAS 117 for 4 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is an introduction to spoken and written Swahili. It is designed to help students learn elementary spoken Swahili and the proper written grammar of the language. The course provides some exposure to the people and cultures of the Swahili-speaking communities. No prerequisites.

Course Requirements:

Regular attendance is essential. Participation in class includes asking and answering questions in Swahili, initiating discussion, role playing, and other situational activities. Final grade is based on class participation, journal entries, homework assignments, unit exams, a midterm written and oral test, and a final written and oral examination.

Intended Audience:

AAS majors and minors, especially those engaged in the academic study of African/East African cultures as well as students engaged in similar study in a variety of other programs and departments such as anthropology, history, sociology, political science, and the Residential College.

Class Format:

This recitation course meets four days a week for one hour.

AAS 115 - Elementary Swahili
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001 (REC)
MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (REC)
MTuWTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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Kiswahili, msingi wa kusema kusoma na kuandika = Swahili, a foundation for speaking, reading, and writing, Author: Hinnebusch, Thomas J., Publisher: University Press of America 1998
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