Complete Swahili Beginner to Intermediate Course: (Book and audio support)

Complete Swahili Beginner to Intermediate Course: (Book and audio support)

By: Joan Russell (author)Mixed Media

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Description

Are you looking for a complete course in Swahili which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Swahili will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course you will be at B1 of the Common European Framework (CEFR) for Languages: Can deal with most situations likely to arise in travelling in an area where the language is spoken and discuss daily life giving reasons and opinions Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Author Insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Grammar Tips Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. Useful Vocabulary Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. Dialogues Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. Pronunciation Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. Test Yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. The audio for this course can be downloaded from the Teach Yourself Library app or streamed at library.teachyourself.com. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

About Author

Joan Russell was born in London and taught there for a few years before leaving for Tanzania, where she taught in various institutions over the next seven years, at the same time acquiring the basics of Swahili. Her interest in the language continued during a two-year attachment to the Curriculum Development and Research Centre in Nairobi. On her return from Kenya she completed a degree in Language and Linguistics at the University of York and stayed on there to carry out sociolinguistic research on Swahili and its functions. This entailed regular extended visits to eastern Africa. She became Senior Lecturer in linguistics and African studies at the University of York.

Contents

Hujambo? How are you? Kwenda Posta - Going to the Post Office Hotelini - In the hotel Sokoni - At the market Kwenya Duka la Sanaa - At the craft shop Matembezi Jioni - An evening walk Kupika kwa Mama Mzee - Cooking at grandmother's Kusafiri ni Kuzuri! Travelling is good! Safari ya Basi - A bus journey Chumba Kizuri! A good room! Mialiko - Invitations Hairuhusiwi Kuegesha! No parking! Kujufunza Lugha - Learning a Language Siku ya Taabu - A day of troubles Katika Mbuga ya Wanyama - In the game park Mlimani: Kuna Nini? On the moutain: what's the matter? Mchezaji Soka na Wachezaji Ngoma - A soccer player and some dancers Barua Zimewasili! Some letters have arrived! Swahili-English vocabulary English-Swahili vocabulary

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781444105629
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781444105629
  • weight: 760
  • ISBN10: 1444105620
  • language of text: Swahili

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