Reviewed in the United States on June 15, 2008. The cumulative exercises are also useful in that they'll make you go back to look at details you may have overlooked the first time around. Please try again. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. LYNNE TRUSS: "I loved it!" Swahili-English/English-Swahili Practical Dictionary (Hippocrene Practical Dictionary). 1000+ sentence starts & 52 writing tips to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded writer’s block. Presenting the essentials of Swahili grammar in a highly accessible fashion, it reduces complex language topics to helpful rules and mnemonic aids, enabling maximum grammar retention and accurate usage. A lot of information is poured out without much explanation like: Table 2.1 show past, perfect, present, and future tenses followed by a few examples and then off to personal pronouns a page and a half later. Recommended to anyone as a supplement to any Swahili language course. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Learn and Compare 4 Languages Simultaneously and Become Multilingual. 15.2 x 1.7 x 22.9 cm Modern Swahili Grammar is an important contribution to the study of Swahili grammar from pedagogical and lingustic perspectives, and thus relevant to both students of Swahili and scholars of linguistics and sociolinguistics. There was a problem loading your book clubs. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try your request again later. Please try again. The book fills an important gap in the Swahili linguistic literature and will be of great value to students of Swahili at different levels of proficiency. has been added to your Cart. Trace Letters and Numbers Workbook: Alphabet Handwriting Practice workbook for kids. In this book, you will learn Swahili grammar, phonology, morphology, and syntax. This book is SO WELL DONE. Swahili Pocket Puzzles boosts your independent language study with 120 entertaining activities. Fidèle Mpiranya is Lecturer in Swahili and African Linguistics at the University of Chicago, USA. I'm guessing the reason there aren't many reviews for this book yet is because 1) it's new, and 2) there may not be that many people learning Swahili? After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Why are there any good reviews? Reviewed in the United States on April 24, 2018. This is one of the best books I have found to learn Swahili although it doesn't have the key answers of the exercise. Answers to the most common grammar, punctuation, & word usage issues. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Something went wrong. Learn proper grammar with real-world usage examples and exercises. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. A great resource for someone learning Kiswahili, Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2014. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Sold by ayvax and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. In general, they are used to link words to other words. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Would recommend. By founder, Harvard Writing Center. We will start with prepositions. Please try your request again later. Best Resource for Understanding Swahili Grammar, Reviewed in the United States on April 1, 2016. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Visit Amazon's Fidèle Mpiranya Page, Twenty five language notes covering key topics such as: personal pronouns; the Swahili noun class system; special class combinations; the imperative, the subjunctive, and the conditional moods; the use of comparatives; the use of monosyllabic verbs; the passive form and various other forms of verb extensions; the relative clause, Clear, detailed and jargon-free grammatical explanations supported by an assortment of helpful diagrams, charts and tables and many relevant and up-to-date examples, A wide range of communication-oriented exercises to reinforce learning and develop students’ ability to use Swahili actively, Audio files to support pronunciation practice, clearly linked to relevant sections of the book and available for free download at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138808263/. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Routledge; 1st edition (October 14, 2014). We work hard to protect your security and privacy. This is a wonderfully clear and organized explanation of the linguistic structure of Swahili. It is suitable for use both as a companion reference text in language courses and as a standalone text in independent grammar classes. This guide teaches more than just the rules. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Original." (PDF) SWAHILI GRAMMAR FOR INTRODUCTORY AND INTERMEDIATE LEVELS | ERNST WENDLAND - Academia.edu Sarufi ya Kiswahili cha Ngazi ya Kwanza na Kati -- By OSWALD ALMASI, MICHAEL DAVID FALLON, and NAZISH PARDHAN WARED -- This book is intended for University students who are interested in learning the Swahili language at the Introductory and To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Modern Swahili Grammar I love GPA but I think with any language, for most people there comes a point when you want some "grammar answers," and this book is very well organized and explains things so well. After that, it gives a good, but brief, description of nouns, prefixes, adjectives, verbs, and tenses. as a native speaking teacher i recommend the author attentively go through other self-studying book and revise it by even redesigning it for the design undervalues the author`s level. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on May 1, 2016. This is a fantastic textbook for learning Swahili. Welcome to the 8th lesson about Swahili grammar. For students, teachers, professionals, nonnative speakers, and anyone who wants better grammar. Four appendices, Swahili-English and English-Swahili vocabulary lists, a bibliography and an index presented at the back of the book for easy access to information. 1000s of examples. has been added to your Cart. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. At a descriptive level, the book covers phonology, morphology and syntax. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I am an American and native English speaker, now living in Tanzania and learning Swahili, and this book has been an incredible resource. Each chapter includes many exercises which help you master the most important aspects of the material from that chapter as well as cumulative exercises which will make sure you retain all the stuffs you've learned so far.