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Colloquial Swahili

The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

By Lutz Marten, Donovan Lee Mcgrath

Routledge – 2012 – 342 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $43.95
    978-0-415-57544-7
    October 30th 2011
  • Add to CartPack - Book & CD: $82.95
    978-0-415-58068-7
    November 2nd 2011
  • Add to CartAudio CD: $50.00
    978-0-415-58070-0
    October 13th 2011

Description

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?

  • Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice
  • Clear – concise grammar notes
  • Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
  • Complete – including answer key and reference section

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.

Contents

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.

Related Subjects

  1. Languages of Africa

Sample Audio

Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:

If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?

These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1, Dialogue 1

Unit 1, Greeting

Name: Colloquial Swahili: The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Lutz Marten, Donovan Lee Mcgrath. 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...
Categories: Languages of Africa