Tanzania: Swahili Language for Health Sciences

Location: Tanzania: Arusha

Term: Winter, Summer

Dates: 2020

http://studyabroad.sit.edu

PO Box 676 Kipling Road Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0676 United States

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Description

This course is designed to give students and health professionals in-depth cultural background via discussions of everyday life and contemporary issues while developing advanced language skills. It provides the language and intercultural skills needed to function in the fields of food and health, global health, community health, and the environment.

The program will be delivered through a three-credit online course and a three-credit immersion course in Arusha, Tanzania. The immersion course is available to admitted SIT students only. The program will employ experiential learning opportunities and include lessons in cultural awareness, grammar, comprehension, dialogue and academic related vocabulary through lectures and discussion that are reinforced through field exercises and the homestay experience.

While in the Arusha region, you will practice Kiswahili through interactions with medical and public healthcare professionals. You also will visit urban and rural healthcare centers as well as herbal clinics.

Classes and language activities are taught by native teachers with experience teaching Kiswahili to foreigners by using oral proficiency-based methods.

Languages
  • Swahili

Cost in US$:

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Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 weeks
Year Founded

1932

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