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Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Venue: Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Swahili Basic 1
Beginners£

Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020

Description

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

For absolute beginners, or for those with very little knowledge of Swahili.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Oct   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
2 Wed 30 Oct   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
3 Wed 6 Nov   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
4 Wed 13 Nov   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
5 Wed 20 Nov   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
6 Wed 27 Nov   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
7 Wed 4 Dec   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
8 Wed 22 Jan 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
9 Wed 29 Jan 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
10 Wed 5 Feb 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
11 Wed 12 Feb 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
12 Wed 19 Feb 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
13 Wed 26 Feb 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
14 Wed 4 Mar 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
15 Wed 11 Mar 2020   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building S3 map Yussuf Hamad
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Greetings
  • Using titles and terms of address
  • Introducing self, friends and family
  • Giving your nationality, age and profession
  • Exchanging phone numbers
  • Making arrangements
  • Talking about daily routine
  • Talking about hobbies
  • Ordering food and drink
  • Paying the bill
  • Shopping at the market
  • Booking accommodation
  • Expressing likes and dislikes
Objectives
  • Listening/Speaking: Understand basic instructions or take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic.
  • Reading: Understand a set of basic notices, instructions or information.
  • Writing: To write a brief message or an e-mail.
Aims

At the Basic 1 level the main aims are:

  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations;
  • To introduce students to the cultural background of the Swahili-speaking world within the context of language teaching.
Format
  • Presentations, practicals and online learning
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 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)
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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