Course Description

Elementary Amharic, AFRICAM 18A

Amharic is one of the major languages of Ethiopia, spoken by over 21 million people there, and widely used by emigrants in the Diaspora. This course introduces the Amharic language and culture to both non-native and heritage language learners. The class primarily emphasizes listening, speaking, reading and writing through communicative activities, enabling students to perform various tasks in the target language. We will also become familiar with the Amharic or Geez alphabet.

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

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Amlaku Eshetie
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