Colloquial Swahili is the ideal introduction to the major language of East Africa.
The book consists of fourteen units, and each unit is based on three dialogues. These dialogues describe situations and aspect of East African life from different points of view, and introduce the vocabulary and structures needed to talk about them.
* Pronounciation guide
* Lively dialogues
* Concise grammar explanations
* Lots of exercises with full answer key
* English-Swahili and Swahili-English glossaries
Learning Swahili has never been so enjoyable! By the end of this rewarding course, you will be able to speak, read and write Swahili with confidence.
Two 60-miutes cassettes or CDs are available to accompany the course, featuring dialogues and exercise from the book. Recorded by native speakers, this material will help you to improve your pronunciation and listening skills.
If you would like to discuss material covered in the class, contact us at our Los Angeles School.
There are approximately 30 million Swahili speakers, and it is spoken mainly in Tanzania, Kenya, Congo (Kinshasa), Burundi, and Uganda.