Introduction to Spoken Swahili

Learn how to speak Swahili, a common language spoken in East Africa.
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Instructed by Mr. Julius Muange Language / Other
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  • Lectures 14
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This is an introductory course in Spoken Kiswahili taught by Julius Muange and produced by Orrasis.

Julius Muange has been teaching Swahili as a Spoken language for over 25 years. During this time he has taught in schools, universities and several organizations such as US Peace Corps, Divine World Missionaries, British Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as well as Lewis and Clark College from the USA.

Julius Muange teaches this course in English through video presentations along with downloadable PDFs which will contain vocabulary and grammar construction notes. This beginners course will teach greetings, introductions, present continuous tense, past tense, future tense, and numbers. Various themes will be used to build vocabulary while learning the lessons.

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What are the requirements?

  • Ability to access the Udemy website and dowload and read supporting material in PDF and DOC formats.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, your will be able to greet people, introduce yourself and others, carry out simple conversations, learn about present tense, past tense and future tense, say simple phrases in the different tenses, as well as numbers in Swahili.

What is the target audience?

  • Those looking to learn Spoken Swahili, especially those living in East Africa or who will be visiting East Africa. This is an introductory level course.
  • Expats living in East Africa
  • Business visitors to East Africa

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Curriculum

Section 1: Greetings
16:00

In this lesson, you will learn how to greet people in various situations and times of the day.

Quiz on Greetings
10 questions
Section 2: Introductions in Swahili
06:08

In this lesson you will learn how to introduce your name as well as the names of others.

06:32

In this lesson you will learn how to introduce yourself and others using "be called".

Quiz on Introducing Oneself and Others
10 questions
10:23

In this lesson you will learn to introduce where you and others are from as in which city and country you come from.

Quiz on Where one Comes From
10 questions
06:54

In this lesson you will learn how to introduce yourself and others based on nationality and profession.

Quiz on Introducing Nationality and Profession
10 questions
Section 3: Common conversations in Swahili
08:30

In this lesson, you will learn how to use coming from as in coming from a particular location.

Quiz on using Coming From
10 questions
06:21

In this lesson, you will learn how use going to, to explain where you and others are going, as well as to inquire where others are going to.

Quiz on using Going To
10 questions
08:27

In this lesson, you will learn how to use Staying to explain where you and others are staying.

Quiz on using Staying
10 questions
05:50

In this lesson you will learn how to explain what you and others are doing.

Quiz on using Doing
10 questions
Section 4: Present Tense
12:07

In this lesson, you will learn how to use verbs in the present tense and construct sentences in the present tense.

Quiz on Present Tense
10 questions
Section 5: Past Tense
13:18

In this lesson, you will learn how to use verbs in the past tense and construct sentences in the past tense.

Quiz on Past Tense
10 questions
Section 6: Future Tense
12:46

In this lesson, you will learn how to use verbs in the future tense and construct sentences in the future tense.

Quiz on Future Tense
10 questions
Section 7: Numbers
16:49

In this lesson, you will learn numbers in Swahili as well as how to request for items, request prices, and perform the mathematical operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in Swahili.

Quiz on Numbers
10 questions
Section 8: Conclusion
00:17

Thanks very much for going through this course. We hope that it has been useful.

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Instructor Biography

Mr. Julius Muange, Swahili Teacher in Nairobi, Kenya

Julius Muange has been teaching Swahili as a spoken language for over 25 years. During this time he has taught in schools, universities and several organizations such as US Peace Corps, Divine World Missionaries, British Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as well as Lewis Clark College from the USA..Currently he is running swahili courses in East Africa. He has over time developed a very functional spoken swahili course which has become very popular in East African region.

He currently teaches Spoken Swahili to over 40 students on a one-to-one basis as well as small groups in Nairobi, Kenya. These students are mostly from the expat community in Nairobi, seeking to learn Spoken Swahili to conduct business and converse with the locals in Kenya. Most have continued taking these courses developed by Julius over a period of two years to obtain full proficiency in speaking Swahili like a native speaker.

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