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Suahili Language - beginner level

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Kod przedmiotu: 3700-CW8-AL Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Suahili Language - beginner level
Jednostka: Wydział "Artes Liberales"
Punkty ECTS i inne: (brak)
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:


Skrócony opis:

A1, elementary level, according to A Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, signifies a target level of language skills acquisition upon completion of A1 course.

Pełny opis:

Upon completion a student can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete; s/he can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where s/he, people s/he knows and things s/he has; s/he can interact in a simple way provided the other person tolks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


daily communication: welcoming; exchanging greetings; saying goodbye

introducing oneself

days of the week


everyday activities: talking about studies/work

nationality/country of origin

inquiring about the knowledge of languages/names of languages

names of months

giving date in Swahili

giving one's age and the date of birth

giving one's address

talking about weather

Swahili time/hours

family: talking about family members and cousins

spatial expressions

body/face parts

cardinal points/geography

travelling: buying a ticket at a railway station

restaurant: ordering food


negative marker

personal/possessive pronouns; subject markers

noun classes 1-10,

interrogatives/forming questions

Swahili word order

present/future/past/perfect tense

verbs "to be" and "to have"

monosyllabic verbs


referential pronouns/relative markers (noun classes 1-10)

locative noun classes (16-18)

expressing order, necessity and obligation: imperative and subjunctive mood + negation

expressing condition: conditional mood + negation

verbal extensions: passive voice


McGrath, Donovan & Lutz Marten. 2003. Colloquial Swahili. Routledge: London & New York

Zubkowa-Bertoncini, Elena & Maddalena Toscano. Kiswahili Kwa Furaha. Wersja polska (Polish version): Iwona Kraska-Szlenk i Zofia Podobińska. 1998. IOUW ZJiKA: Warszawa

Wilson, Peter.2002. Simplified Swahili. Longman

Strony www/WWW links:

Swahili Method for Beginners: http://mwanasimba.online.fr/E_index.html

KIKO - Kiswahili Kwa Kompyuta:


Mazoezi ya Kiswahili: https://www.msu.edu/course/afr/101a/Yaliyomo.html

Kamusi Project: http://kamusiproject.org/

Efekty uczenia się:

Level A1

After completing the course, the student:


A1-U1 - communicates within topics related to everyday life and in simple social situations

A1_U2- identifies messages in selected, simple materials of various types and verbal messages

A1_U3- understands the information contained in selected, simple everyday materials

A1_U4- presents oral and written information using mastered constructions


A1_W1 - has a vocabulary necessary to find itself in the space of a given language

A1_W2 - has basic knowledge about the description of the language system

A1_W3 - knows selected issues concerning the geography of the country or region


A1_K1 - can cooperate in a group

A1_K2 - knows the learning strategies and understands the need for self-education and lifelong learning

A1_K3 - knows the basic rules of morals and the verbal and non-verbal reactions that apply to them in a given cultural and linguistic area

A1_K4 - sees cultural differences and shows tolerance towards the diversity of users of a given language

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