The Kiswahili language program for beginners covers the basic levels of students in the general basics and enhances their knowledge of the Kiswahili language and prepares and qualifies them to join the higher levels with confidence. The student learns the basic skills of the language to deal with real life situations, as well as the development of their Kiswahili language skills.
- Organizing scientific conferences and seminars.
- Building bridges of communication with African peoples.
- Providing advisory services to public and private entities.
- Providing ministries, public and private bodies and institutions with language expertise
- Preparing books, evaluating and reviewing them, and doing research and translation studies.
Covering the four basic skills, the Bachelor's Kiswahili program offers a wide variety of interactive exercises focusing on expressions, phrasal verbs, and the difference between formal and informal Kiswahili, as well as helping students master vocabulary, grammar, writing, and listening skills. , writing, in addition to providing most of the activities that cover hints about the language, so the BA level is a unique opportunity to develop the language of students and express themselves well.
- Bachelor's degree in Swahili
- The student must have obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent.
The Bachelor in Swahili Language prepares students to qualify for Bachelor in Swahili Language. The student studies several subjects which have been carefully chosen in this major to cover its different aspects.
It comprises 8 Semesters of study, in which the student will study a total of 130 units, which include 18 units of general subjects, and 112 major units
Study plan for this program is shown below:
|AR SW 100||02||General||+|
|SW 101||Conversation 1||04||Compulsory||+|
In this course, a group of simplified initial conversations in the Swahili language is included. Its aim is to develop the student in the correct pronunciation of words and phrases, and to provide a set of life skills.
|SW 102||Comprehension 1||02||Compulsory||+|
Comprehension is a fundamental goal of listening, and there is cognitive comprehension that is based on familiarity with knowledge and facts and has levels:Remembering: It is based on memorizing linguistic material, and the central memory activity is the most important in comprehensionUnderstanding: It is a higher degree than remembering, and its goal is to hear and understand the linguistic material. Understanding is a distinct mental activity based on recognizing facts.Application: It is characterized by the skill of transforming cognitive concepts into practical practice at the theoretical levelAnalysis: Distinctive comprehension involves a special depth of understanding of the audio material and the ability to classify its parts according to a special approachSynthesis: It is based on exploiting new facts derived from analyzing the audible linguistic material into new formations of a different qualitative natureEvaluation: It is the pinnacle of the cognitive assimilation process. Because it includes a reasoned judgment supported by evidence
|SW 103||Linguistic Lab 1||02||Compulsory||+|
The course aims to form the learner phonetically in terms of the exits of sounds, consonants and movements, as well as developing his linguistic abilities through oral answering in an attempt to get used to the conversation.
|SW 104||Reading and writing 1||04||Compulsory||+|
It covers the first level of the Bachelor’s program for learning how to read and write correctly.
|SW 105||Grammar 1||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of linguistic analysis, which is “Synthetic Grammar,” through which the student studies the concept of grammar, its relationship with other sciences, the terminology specific to this level, and its function. After completing the theoretical part of the course, the student moves to the stage of practical application, which is grammatical analysis. Syntactic, such as “parts of the word, then the simple sentence, the compound sentence, the components of the sentence and the text, and the grammatical contextual relationships between the components of the sentences and texts.
|SW 202||Comprehension 2||02||Compulsory||+|
It is a subject taught in the second semester. The total balance of teaching hours is four weekly hours divided into two theoretical hours and two practical hours. The course introduces the student to the basic concepts and definitions of the comprehension subject. This course mainly aims to assist the student in reusing the concepts and terminology studied during the lectures by providing a text My book explains how to form sentences in Swahili and how to formulate them, as well as analyze texts and absorb their vocabulary.
|SW 205||Grammar 2||04||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with understanding the structural and morphological grammatical system of the language, interpreting the relationship between the word and its relationship to other words from a grammatical and morphological point of view, conjugating verbs and correctly constructing simple and compound sentences.
|SW 204||Reading and writing 2||02||Compulsory||+|
The program covers the second level of reading and writing.
|SW 201||Conversation 2||04||Compulsory||+|
This course contains a set of basic skills in the Swahili language as a continuation of the conversation 1, and provides the student with the skills of conversation and group and bilateral discussion.
|AREN200||Arabic Language 2||02||General||AREN19100||+|
This course is concerned with teaching students the correct structure of Arabic sentences, developing students’ linguistic skills i.e. morphological, grammatical, written, text processing, clarifying sentences and sound linguistic structures according to the rules of the Arabic language, and preserving students’ tongues and pens from making mistakes.
|AREN300||Arabic Language 3||02||General||AREN200||+|
This course is concerned with developing the student's linguistic skills, including grammar, morphology, and spelling, and applying them to Quranic and poetic texts.
|SW 302||Comprehension 3||04||Compulsory||+|
It is a subject taught in the third semester. The total balance of teaching hours is four hours per week divided into two theoretical hours and two practical hours. The course introduces the student to the mechanism of drafting and writing short stories and how to analyze and translate them. By presenting a written text explaining the way sentences are formed in the Swahili language and how to formulate them, as well as analyzing texts, understanding their vocabulary and translating their meanings.
|SW 303||Learning Writing Skills||02||Compulsory||+|
The program covers the student learning the ability to understand the meanings of words and writing.
|SW 304||Reading and writing 3||02||Compulsory||+|
Covers the third level of learning to read and write.
|SW 305||Grammar 3||04||Compulsory||+|
Through this course, the student studies the interpretation of the word's relationship with other words from a grammatical and morphological point of view, expressing in a correct manner, and constructing and analyzing different sentences "simple, compound, and complex".
|AR201||Arabic Language 4||02||General||+|
Arabic language is one of the most important linguistic subjects because it is our tongue, and whoever is not fluent in its language has no language. Therefore, the Arabic language is considered the fourth level as a complement to the course of an integrated curriculum. This subject is concerned with developing the student’s linguistic skills, especially grammatical, through the application of some Quranic and poetic texts.
|SW 405||Grammar 4||04||Compulsory||+|
During his study of the fourth level of grammar, the student moves to a study of: types of affixes, types of phrases, tree analysis, generation laws.
|SW 404||Reading and writing 4||02||Compulsory||+|
The program covers the fourth advanced level.
This course deals with one of the levels of writing, which is "written expression and narrative expression", through which the student studies the concept of creative writing, its relationship to other sciences, terminology for this level, and the methods and methods of sound creative writing. After completing the theoretical part of the course, the student moves to the stage Practical application, which is writing various topics with simple help such as writing creative texts, letters, and others.
|SW 401||Conversation 4||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one level of conversation, which enables him to explain the various situations and events of daily life, to participate in various topics, to delve into their details, and to collect a good amount of new terms to reach the required level.
|SW 402||Comprehension 4||04||Compulsory||+|
It is a subject taught in the fourth semester, the total balance of teaching hours, four hours per week divided into two theoretical hours and two practical hours. The course introduces the student to how to compose, write, and formulate short stories, and how to analyze and translate them. A written text that explains the way sentences are formed in the Swahili language, how they are formulated, and the arrangement of literary and narrative ideas.
|ICI100||Islamic Culture||02||University requirement||+|
The Islamic culture course is concerned with the spiritual aspect of the student, as it instills and deepens the correct concepts of the correct and moderate Islamic religion through defining it: by revelation - defining the Qur’an - etiquette of recitation - types of revelation - and revelations of the Qur’an, in addition to the Sunnah and its definition - and clarifying the types of Sunnah and their relationship to the Qur’an, with a focus on The concept of faith and Islam - the truth of faith - the pillars of faith and the increase and decrease of faith - the truth of Islam - the rules of Islam, the warning against extremism in religion - and the repulsiveness of extremism - and clarifying the types of exaggeration, then clarifying the aspect of worship and what it includes of purity and its provisions, pure and impure objects, ablution and washing And tayammum, and what is related to them in terms of rulings, and prayer and its rulings and its importance and the ruling of leaving it, then he mentioned aspects of the biography, which are represented in mentioning his lineage and examples of his biography and his morals.
|SW 501||Phonetics 1||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of linguistic analysis, which is the “phonological level,” through which the student studies the concept of phonology, its relationship with other sciences, the terms used in phonological analysis such as “phoneme,” the branches of phonetics, the scope of each of these branches and its function, and after completing The theoretical part of the course moves the student to the practical application stage of speech phonology (anatomy of speech organs), physical phonology (physical analysis of sounds), auditory, and experimental until the student has the theoretical and practical ability to research, analyze, address problems, and develop in the field of science of sounds.
|SW 502||Introduction to Literature||02||Compulsory||+|
This course aims to introduce students to African literary works, as well as teach students how to identify and analyze figurative language and figures of speech, compare and contrast literature from different cultures and identify themes in different literary works.
|SW 503||Translation 1||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of translation, namely “theoretical and practical”, through which the student studies the concept and history of translation science, its relationship to other sciences and terminology for this level, its function, the general theories of translation and how to use it. After completing the theoretical part of the course, the student moves on to The stage of practical application is translating terms, translating simple sentences, translating some short pieces.
|SW 504||Grammar 5||04||Compulsory||+|
The fifth level of the grammar course deals with an introduction to the emergence of modern linguistics and its history in the Arab heritage and some modern theories such as: the sentence in the light of traditional linguistics, the sentence in the light of modern linguistics, sentence analysis in the light of transformational theory, sentence analysis in the light of structural theory, structural analysis of the text.
|SW 605||Grammar 6||04||Compulsory||+|
This level deals with the difference between grammar, morphology, inflectional morphology, and derivational morphology. It also deals with descriptive adjectives and descriptive pronouns, numerical adjectives and numerical pronouns, possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns, demonstrative adjectives and demonstrative pronouns, interrogative adjectives and interrogative pronouns.
|SW 604||Linguistic applications 1||04||Compulsory||+|
It is a subject taught in the sixth semester. The total balance of teaching hours is two hours a week, divided into a theoretical hour and a practical hour. The course introduces the student to how to use vocabulary, compound nouns, compound sentences, punctuation marks, and the use of linguistic abbreviations. This course aims primarily to help the student know the correct writing methods and present a written text.
|SW 603||Translation 2||04||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of translation, which is “theoretical and practical.” Through it, the student studies how to classify translation problems, the differences in systems and culture between the two languages in terms of grammar and vocabulary, solving them, translating proverbs and riddles, learning about political texts, and the basics of simultaneous translation. After completing the theoretical part of the course, he moves on. The student advances to the practical application stage by translating simple political texts and simultaneous translation in a miniature form.
|SW 601||Phonetics 2||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of linguistic analysis, which is “acoustic”, through which the student studies the concept of sound units. It includes listening skills, the relationship between sound and the linear unit that represents it, identifying individual, syntactic, and functional sound phenomena, describing the basic units, and secondary units of linguistic sound, and studying The phenomena of stress and intonation.
|SW 701||The History of Swahili Language||02||Compulsory||+|
This course introduces the student to the history of the Swahili language. The Swahili region in East Africa has a long history that began in ancient times, but passed through its most important stages after Arab, Persian and Indian traders began flocking to it in the seventh century AD to establish cities and commercial settlements, which reached their peak of prosperity after they were transformed into many small states ruled by Muslim princes starting from the thirteenth century, the most important of which is the Sultanate of Oman, whose rule expanded to include all of the Swahili region before it was seized by the British empire until the twentieth century. What is meant by the term ''Swahili'' is the eastern coast of Africa. Where this region is distinguished by a special culture and civilization that differs from the culture of other parts of the African continent. The geographical borders of this region begin from the coastal cities eastern Somalia and extend south to the state of Mozambique, where beaches and islands belonging to six modern countries follow.
|SW 703||Translation 3||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of translation, which is “contemporary and practical,” through which the student studies how to classify modern translation types and different types of texts, how to determine the goal of translation, know the target audience, add terminology, and how to use it. After completing the theoretical part of the course, the student moves to the practical application stage by translating simple texts and translating some different short articles.
|SW 704||Linguistic Applications 2||04||Compulsory||+|
It is a subject taught in the seventh semester. The total balance of teaching hours is two hours a week, divided into a theoretical hour and a practical hour. The course provides the student with how to use terminology and vocabulary, as well as examples, and the ability to use the dictionary and extract the meanings of words in a professional manner. This course aims primarily to help the student know the methods of writing. Creativity, expression, and use of dictionaries.
|SW 705||Grammar 7||04||Compulsory||+|
This level deals with adjectives, pronouns and adverbs from a morphological point of view, such as: affirmative adjectives and affirmative pronouns, relative pronouns and relative adjectives, adverbs of time, adverbs of definite time, adverbs of indefinite time, adverbs of place.
|SW 706||Research Methods||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with scientific research methods, the basics of academic writing, and an introduction to methods of collecting and analyzing information.
|SW 803||Translation 4||02||Compulsory||+|
This course deals with one of the levels of translation, which is “the theoretical and the practical,” through which the student studies how to classify translation problems, the differences in systems and culture between the two languages in terms of grammar and vocabulary, solving them, translating proverbs and riddles, learning about political texts, and the basics of simultaneous translation. After completing the theoretical part of the course, the student moves to the practical application stage by translating simple political texts and simultaneous translation in miniature.
|SW 805||Grammar 8||02||Compulsory||+|
This level deals with the morphological analysis of texts such as: morphological analysis of the text, morphological analysis of the prose text, morphological analysis of the poetic text, morphological analysis of the journalistic text, morphological analysis of the scientific journalistic text, morphological analysis of the political journalistic text, morphological analysis of the sports journalistic text.