Course Description

Elementary Swahili, AFRICAM 11A

This course introduces students to the basics of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Swahili. Instruction is mixed English and Swahili. Emphasis is placed on developing student ability to create and to communicate with basic structures and vocabulary in culturally and socially appropriate context. Speaking and listening abilities are developed through oral exercises, class discussions, and recordings available from Berkeley Language Center. Reading and writing are developed through in-class exercises, independent reading projects, and compositions. This course not open to native or heritage speakers of Swahili.

Key Information

Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, African American Studies

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
Unit credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency; Muir- May petition a full year of a language other than English for a GE sequence in Area III; ERC Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency; Sixth - 1 course NAHR; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major;

UC San Francisco:
Unit credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit credit

More About The Course

8 hours of outside work hours per week, and 4 hours of oral review of course material by students per week

Course Creators

Sam Mchombo
David Kyeu
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