DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS & AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAM THE AFRICAN LANGUAGES PROGRAM S 201 & 202 INTERMEDIATE SWAHILI (SCALI) COURSE INFORMATION:( Also available in Oncourse) Instructor: Abdulwahid Mazrui (firstname.lastname@example.org)
COURSE DESCRIPTION (Goals and Expectations): COURSE DESCRIPTION (Goals and Expectations): S201 & 202 is a continuation of Swahili 101 and 102. This is the last part of Kiswahili intermediate course. The course is designed to reinforce further communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Traditions and cultures of Kiswahili speakers will be integrated in the course. COURSE MATERIALS 1. On-line Kiswahili course: KIKO – Kiswahili kwa Kompyuta (year 2) (http://www.africa.uga.edu/Kiswahili/doe/unitSelect.html 2. Senkoro, Tuseme Kiswahili. (Text book) 3. http://www.glcom.com/hassan/lessons/useful_swahili_words.html 4. http://www.indiana.edu/~swahili/ 5. CLASSPACK (S201/202 6. Handouts. GRADING POLICY FOR PART I Homework and Class assignments (including on-line assignments) 30% Quiz Midterm Test Final Examination (written): Attendance and Class Participation 10% 10% 40% 10%
COURSE POLICY: The course plan is subject to change. Any such change(s) will be announced in the course of the semester. Students will be responsible for such announcements whether or not they are in the class when the announcement is made. Attendance is mandatory. However, if for some legitimate reason a student is unable to attend a class it is the student’s responsibility to get notes on the class from either the instructor or a colleague. There will be homework assignments, quizzes, individual presentations, listening exercises and written final examination. Speakers of Kiswahili may be invited to the class or to conversation tables. There IS NO INCOMPLETE in this course. Daily schedule (Subject to change) Classes meet from Monday to Friday: 9:30 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 3:00 pm Week 1: June 19th to June 23rd Monday, June 19th: (afternoon) Introduction and Review (Get to know how much the students have previously covered) Tuesday, June 20th: Review(Noun Classes, Po as when, Kama and ki as if, Subjunctives, Giving Advice using imperatives with words like Ni bora, afadhali etc, numbers, tenses: na/li/ta(negative and positives), object infixes, Wednesday, June 21st: MAHALI CLASS (Talking about a place) Thursday, June 22nd: PASSIVE(Chakula Kinauzwa Wapi?) & Adverbs (How you do things?) Friday, June 23rd: Hadithi; UBAYA SI MZURI (U Noun Class) Week 2: June 26th to June 30th Monday, June 26th: Quiz + Professions (Lesson 13 Tuseme Kiswahili) Tuesday, June 27th: Shopping (Lesson 10) Wednesday, June 28th: Transport (Lesson 8) & The Trip and plan to Zanzibar. Thursday, June 29th: Ceremonies and Celebrations (Lesson 14)
Friday, June 30th: Language and Countries (lesson 16) Week 3: July 3rd to July 7th Monday, July 3rd: Kutoa Maelekezo (Lesson 17) + Midterm Test Tuesday, July 4th: (no class) Wednesday, July 5th: Talking about University Life (Lesson 18) Thursday, July 6th: Mazingira na Mji wa Zanzibar na Mombasa ( Kiko Unit 8) Friday, July 7th: Ufahamu (ClassPack pg 3 na 14) Ukitaka kumfurahisha kila mtu +Quiz Week 4: July 10th to July 14th Monday, July 10th: Ufahamu (ClassPack pg 9- Dubu na birika la maji) na –Ka- Narrative (how to narrate an event in the past) na Vitendawili Tuesday, July 11th: Kiwanja cha Ndege na Msafiri (KIKO Unit 9) Wednesday, July 12th: Review and Final exam for part one PART II GRADING POLICY: Homework and Class assignments (including on-line assignments) 30% Quiz Oral Examination Written Essay and Presentation Attendance and Class Participation : 10% 10% 40% 10%
Daily schedule (Subject to change) Thursday, July 13th: Vyombo vya usafiri wa barabara (Means of transportation by road) (Kiko unit 9) Friday, July 14th: Nyumbani (Classpack pg12) Week 5: July 17th to July 21st
Monday, July 17th: Hadithi: Mshonaji viatu na mkewe.(Classpack pg 14) na Methali Tuesday, July 18th: Paka na samaki wa dhahabu( CP pg 20) Wednesday, July 19th: Mfalme alietamani dhahabu Thursday, July 20th: Vyakula vya Afrika Mashariki na vyakula vya mkahawani. (Hinnebush) KIKO Unit 10) Friday, July 21st: Hadithi: Bikizee aliyeishi chupani (CP pg 31) na Hadithi ya picha. Week 6: July 24th to July 28th Monday, July 24th: Hadithi : Yai la Juma Mzembe (CP pg 37 ) na Methali. Tuesday, July 25th: Hadithi: Alitamani Guu la Kuku.(CP pg 50) na Methali Wednesday, July 26th: Michezo ya Mpira na Ngoma za Kienyeji (KIKO Unit 10) + Diagnostic Test(Unit 10) Thursday, July 27th: Mtumishi na Mfanyabiashara(71) na Mapeni ya dhahabu (77) Friday, July 28th: Ndege wa Mfalme(84) na Mazoezi ya Skit.
Classes during the day, language festival in the evening beginning 6:00 pm at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center)
Week 7: July 31st to August 4th Monday, July 31st: Harusi za Zanzibar (CP Part II pg. 7) Tuesday, August 1st: Magazeti ya Tanzania (CP II pg 35) Wednesday, August 2nd: Mbuga za Wanyama (CP II pg 51) na Uganga wa Jadi(Traditional Herbs).(KIKO Unit 12) Thursday, August 3rd: Mtalii na Mpokeaji simu (CP II pg 58) Friday, August 4th: Oral Examination and Essay Presentation.