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Language Centre, Kleine Bosch, 44 Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch
What are the course objectives?
You will gain a basic isiXhosa vocabulary for campus-related communication, emphasizing speaking, listening, and reading. As part of the larger university context, you will also gain an understanding of the cultural value of multilingualism. This course is practical and interactive, and campus-related scenarios are incorporated to encourage authentic language use.
Who should attend?
We offer this course to Stellenbosch University staff members. Non-mother tongue speakers of isiXhosa, who would like to converse in basic isiXhosa, will benefit from attending this course.
Access to the internet, Wi-Fi, or mobile data is essential.
How is this course presented?
This course is presented face-to-face for eight weeks. You will have the opportunity to practice isiXhosa and converse with other participants. The course focuses on the basic vocabulary for conversations around campus and the community.
Face-to-face contact time:
A total of 16 hours (2 hours per week for 8 weeks)
12 hours (1 hour per week of autonomous learning)
|Session 1 ||Session 2 ||Session 3 ||Session 4 |
|Introduction and greeting||The state of the weather ||Pronouns and subject concords ||Days of the week |
|Session 5 ||Session 6 ||Session 7 ||Session 8 |
|Months of the year |
Order something to drink
|Order something to eat |
At the garage
|Session 9||Session 10||Session 11||Session 12|
|Giving directions||Indlu yam/ Ikhaya lam||Revision||Assessment|
What are the course outcomes?
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
• greet and introduce yourself
• provide basic personal information
• ask and respond to basic questions
• have a basic conversation with other isiXhosa-speaking individuals
• communicate socially on a basic level, and
• use basic vocabulary related to everyday life.
A certificate of competence will be awarded following the successful completion of this course. You are required to dedicate yourself to this short course by attending the entire duration of the course.
When will this course take place?
|2023 short course dates||Registration and payment deadlines|
|7 February – 30 March 2023||Fully booked |
|20 April 2023 – 8 May 2023||Fully Booked |
|25 July 2023- 11 September 2023||TBC|
What does the course cost?
The course fee is R2 950 per participant, including study material.
Contact Stembele Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 808 9097.