African Studies: South African Languages: isiXhosa

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  • CAS LM 111: First-Semester isiXhosa
    Fundamentals of isiXhosa, a widely spoken African language. Focuses on developing basic communicative skills (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Also explores aspects of the culture of the amaXhosa.
  • CAS LM 112: Second-Semester isiXhosa
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LM 111.
    This four-skill African Language course in second-semester IsiXhosa leads toward proficiency in oral expression, second-semester listening comprehension, reading, cultural understanding, and writing.
  • CAS LM 211: Third-Semester isiXhosa
    This third semester four-skill African language course develops communicative competence and confidence in the use of IsiXhosa in reading, writing, and speaking and listening.
  • CAS LM 212: Fourth-Semester isiXhosa
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LM 211; or the equivalent.
    This fourth semester four-skills IsiXhosa course develops communicative competence and confidence in the use of IsiXhosa in speaking, reading, writing, and listening in culturally acceptable ways. Students learn to communicate at an intermediate high level of proficiency.