The 25 selections in this reader provide the intermediate student of Swahili with an opportunity to broaden his Swahili vocabulary and to read more sophisticated syntax in this best known of the Bantu languages. The selections, drawn from the Tanzanian newspaper, Uhuru, provide the student with an insight into life in Tanzania, its politics, its economy, and its culture. An English translation of the Swahili text, vocabulary lists following each selection, grammar and cultural notes, a composite glossary at the end of the book, as well as cassette recording read by a native Swahili speaker make the reader suitable for study without a teacher.
5 90-min audio tapes included.
Intermediate Swahili Newspaper Reader