Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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SETS 1110 - Elementary Setswana I

This is an introductory Setswana course that aims to develop the four language skills: speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Students will also be exposed to the Southern African culture and particularly Botswana culture. A blend of interactive and structural approaches will be used to equip the learners with the relevant skills to communicate and survive in diverse contexts in the Southern African region using Setswana.

Credit Hours: 4
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Learners will be able to carry on simple conversation in Setswana.
  • Learners will be able to introduce themselves, their families, and significant others in Setswana.
  • Learners will be able to make a simple description of their immediate environment.
  • Learners will be able to use appropriate gestures and Setswana expressions for greetings, leave takings, and common classroom interactions.
  • Learners will have some knowledge of Tswana culture.
  • Learners will learn how to construct simple grammatical sentences in Setswana and also write short essays.

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