Books and Documents
1. Student's Books
Each student should have the following materials:
Hinnebusch, Thomas J. & Mirza, Sarah. Kiswahili: Msingi wa kusema,
kusoma na kuandika (Swahili: A Foundation for Speaking, Reading, and Writing.
Lanham, New York, London: University Press of America, 1979.
Moshi, J. Lioba. Kitabu Cha Wanafunzi Wa Mwaka Wa Kwanza (Swahili
Exercises for First Year Students). University Press of America: University
Press of America, 1988.
Perrott, D. V. Swahili. New York: David McKay, 1957.
Zawawi, Sharifa. Kiswahili Kwa Kitendo: An Introductory Course.
Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1993.
Zawawi, Sharifa. Jifunze Kiswahili Chetu: Workbook. Trenton,
NJ: Africa World Press, 1993.
For those who would like seeking to learn Kiswahili on their own, Zawawi's
books, according to many Kiswahili teachers, lend themselves to a self-paced
program. It comes with audio-tapes and the author has given a suggested
"syllabus" for anyone wishing to learn the language. It is a very widely
used book and available from the publisher. As for the audio-tapes, refer
to the author herself.
The MLL Multimedia Laboratory,
located in the basement of the Puryear Hall, houses two kinds of Kiswahili
tapes. One set is Zawawi's, the recommended tapes for the Self-Paced Program.
The other set is . For information on the use of the tapes, refer to the
MLL Laboratory's policies.
3. Videos for the Course
1) Mikono na Uso Safi (Clean Hands and Face) - Kenya
2) Meno safi yenye nguvu (Clean and Strong Teeth) - Kenya
3) More Time - Zimbabwe (Tamthilia ya Vijana/Ukimvi)
4) Kuzaliwa Afrika (Born in Africa) - Uganda
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