ERIC Number: ED402760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Kiswahili Competency Based Manual. Revised.
Nzioka, Mary; And Others
This guide is designed for Swahili language training of Peace Corps workers in Kenya, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of a series of topical lessons that contain simple dialogues, a vocabulary list, explanatory grammar notes, several exercises, and cultural notes. Lesson topics include greetings and introductions, numbers and counting, money and prices, food and restaurants, family, shopping, expressing time and date, describing age and birthday, discussing work, describing location, giving and getting directions, travel, weather, clothing, colors, body parts, health and illness, cooking, hotels, and recreational activities. Supplementary vocabulary lists are appended. Only vocabulary definitions, exercise instruction, and notes are in English. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Community Services, Competency Based Education, Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Family (Sociological Unit), Food, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Health, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Monetary Systems, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Social Behavior, Swahili, Telecommunications, Transportation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps (Kenya).
Identifiers - Location: Kenya