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    Dec 06, 2021  
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ID199S1PO - Independent Study: Swahili 1

When Offered: As announced in semester schedule of classes.
Instructor(s): Staff
Credit: 0.5

Pomona’s Self Instructional Language Program (SILP) provides students with an opportunity to study less-commonly taught languages via a program that combines independent study of selected texts and audio-visual materials with conversation and drill sessions with a native speaker “coach.” The course is designed by, and examinations are written and graded by an instructor who teaches the language at a selected accredited college or university. SILP courses are offered for half-course credit (equivalent to two semester hours) on a Pass/No Credit basis. The course is limited to five students per section. Students may enroll in one SILP course per semester; no auditing is allowed. Course Format: 1. Seven to ten hours a week of independent study using a combination of textbooks, workbooks, audio and video materials, software, and online materials (course components vary by language). 2. Two class sessions per week with the native speaker language coach. 3. A midterm and final written exam and oral exam.). 4. Students must be able to work independently, take responsibility for their own learning, and organize time wisely. Course Requirements: Attendance is required; a maximum of three are absences allowed.  Students must attend a minimum of ten language lunch conversation tables where they may only speak in the studied language. For more information, consult the SILP page on the Oldenborg website: here.



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