The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2012 – 342 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
COLLOQUIAL SWAHILI is easy to use and completely up to date!
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Swahili. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
What makes this new edition of COLLOQUIAL SWAHILI your best choice in personal language learning?
Whether you’re a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism; you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday – if you’d like to get up and running with Swahili, this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations.
Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on two CDs or in MP3 format, or comes included in the great value COLLOQUIAL SWAHILI paperback and CDs complete course. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material complements the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Introduction. Unit 1. Welcome Unit 2. Where do you come from? Unit 3. The Family Unit 4. Travelling Unit 5. On the Move Unit 6. In the Countryside Unit 7. Sickness and Medical Treatment Unit 8. Visiting Unit 9. Doing Social Research Unit 10. A Wedding Celebration Unit 11. Trouble at Home Unit 12. Stories and Newspapers Unit 13. Communications Unit 14. Various Kinds of Music. Key to Exercises. Swahili-English Glossary. English-Swahili Glossary. Language Structure. Index.