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Mon 20 Apr, Wed 22 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020
16:00 - 18:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Swahili Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Mon 20 Apr, Wed 22 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020

Description

Course will be delivered online.

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CULP Basic 1 or CEF A1

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 20 Apr   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
2 Wed 22 Apr   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
3 Mon 27 Apr   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
4 Wed 29 Apr   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
5 Mon 4 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
6 Wed 6 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
7 Mon 11 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
8 Wed 13 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
9 Mon 18 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
10 Wed 20 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
11 Wed 27 May   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
12 Mon 1 Jun   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
13 Wed 3 Jun   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
14 Mon 8 Jun   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
15 Wed 10 Jun   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Yussuf Hamad
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to functions and notions such as:

  • To be able to describe one's routine, free time and weekends;
  • To be able to describe one's work experience including previous studies/jobs;
  • To be able to talk about one's health, request medication and understand instructions given by a doctor or pharmacist;
  • To be able to discuss lifestyles, cooking and food;
  • To be able to talk about the past and compare it with the present, tell about historic events;
  • To be able to comment on one's plans and wishes, and to analyse what one would do in a variety of hypothetical situations.
Objectives
  • Listening/Speaking: Express opinions on abstract/cultural matters in a limited way or offer advice within a known area, and understand instructions or public announcements.
  • Reading: Understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area.
  • Writing: Write brief letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters.
Aims

At the Basic 2 level the main aims are:

  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of predictable everyday situations;
  • To further develop the understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features of the language;
  • To enhance students understanding of to the historical and cultural background of the Swahili speaking world;
Format
  • Presentations, practicals and online learning
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Duration
  • Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning
Frequency
  • Three times per year (subject to demand)
Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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