This course is designed to give students and professionals in-depth cultural background via discussions of everyday life and contemporary issues while developing advanced language skills. It provides the language and intercultural skills needed to function in the fields of international development, education, conservation, and social services.
The program will be delivered through a three-credit online course. Your program will employ experiential learning opportunities and include lessons in cultural awareness, grammar, comprehension, dialogue and academic related vocabulary through lectures and discussion.
Classes and language activities are taught by native teachers with experience teaching Swahili to foreigners by using oral proficiency-based methods. You will also be exposed to songs and other forms of art and media to engage and enhance interactions among students.
- Build Swahili language skills to prepare for an international and intercultural career.
Through oral proficiency testing you will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced classes.