Spring 2015





Elementary Zulu: Accelerated

Term: 
Spring 2014
Online: 
No
Course Number: 
AFST 149 680
Schedule: 
Tuesday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

MBEJE, AUDREY N.

Crosslistings: 
AFRC149680, AFRC549680, AFST549680
Primary Program: 
Penn Language Center
Secondary Program: 
TWI
Course Description: 

The Accelerated Elementary Zulu course is intensive, and can be taken to fulfill a language requirement, or for linguistic preparation to do research on South Africa, Southern Africa/Africa-related topics. The course emphasizes communicative competence to enable the students to acquire linguistic and extra-linguistic skills in Zulu. The content of the course is selected from various everyday life situations to enable the students to communicate in predictable common daily settings. Culture, as it relates to language use, is also part of the course content. Students will acquire the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the ceiling of low intermediate level and floor of high novice level, based on the ACTFL scale. The low intermediate level proficiency skills that the students will acquire constitute threshold capabilities of the third semester range of proficiency to prepare students for Intermediate Zulu I course materials.