KIS101. Elementary KiSwahili I . 3 Credits.

An introduction to the KiSwahili language spoken widely in East Africa. The primary objectives of the course are to assist students in listening to, understanding, speaking, reading and writing in KiSwahili. KiSwahili I focuses on the phonetic structure, pronunciation, vocabulary, the noun classes, imperatives and tenses.

KIS102. Elementary KiSwahili II . 3 Credits.

The second half of an introduction to the KiSwahili language spoken widely in East Africa. The primary objectives of the course are to assist student in gaining further skill in speaking, reading and writing KiSwahili; and to encourage enough fluency in the language and enough understanding of KiSwahili speaking cultures for students to be able to function in African countries where the language is spoken. KiSwahili II focuses on expanding use of the vocabulary, the eight noun classes, imperatives, tenses and conjugation of verbs.

KIS201. Intermediate Kiswahili . 3 Credits.

Continuation of KIS102 Elementary Kiswahili 2 with further training in oral and written communication skills.