Teach Yourself Swahili CD

About the CD

The Teach Yourself Swahili CD is a unique interactive Swahili language course. It is designed to give you a very easy way to learn to speak, read, and write Swahili correctly at your own pace. 

The course is a collection of 29 lessons devoted to Swahili grammar and useful Swahili vocabulary. It's ideal for anyone - college students as well as casual language learners. New Swahili language learners will find this course to be a very easy start. Advanced learners will benefit from its unique presentation style and especially from the correct  pronunciation of all the words provided by native speakers from Zanzibar.

The CD works with any computer with Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista operating system, equipped with a CD-ROM drive.

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT and Audio CD. It will not play on an audio CD player or MP3 player. It only runs on a computer with the above-mentioned Windows operating systems. It will NOT run on a Macintosh computer.

CD Contents

Lesson Number Description
1 Alphabet
2 Pronunciation Guide
3
Letter Sounds
4
Syllable Sounds
5
Emphasis
6
Personal Pronouns
7
Prefixes - The Basics
8
Prefixes for Pronouns and Tenses
9
Verbs
10
Sentence Examples
11
Greetings
12
Self Introduction
13
Asking for Direction
14
Asking for Help
15
Relations
16
Human Body Parts
17
Food
18
Numbers
19
Days of the Week
20
Time
21
Clothes and Adornment
22
Animals and Insects
23
Professions
24
Courtesy and Emergency
25
Entertainment
26
Home
27
Office
28
Travel
29
Shopping


You can download from the link below a PDF file containing the manuscript used to create the Teach Yourself Swahili CD. Of course, the PDF file doesn't have the audio portion of the CD that captures the pronunciation of several Swahili words, phrases, and sentences.

Download Teach Yourself Swahili CD Content


Ordering Information

You can order the Teach Yourself Swahili CD through http://giveforeducation.org/teachyourselfswahili.html. The proceeds from the CD sales directly help fund education projects in Africa.



Copyright 2004 Hassan O. Ali & Ali M. Mazrui.