Setswana 310

Module code STW 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Setswana literature
Literary appreciation. Culture in the Setswana literature: cultural, social and religious practices and traditions as found in selected Setswana texts. Includes aspects such as courtship and marriage (traditional and modern); traditional religious practices; traditional healers and healing; death and mourning; witchcraft; traditional laws; the traditional home and homestead; traditional clothing, utensils and craft; traditional music, musical instruments and songs; traditional food and drink and their preparation; cattle and cattle names; naming practices; Setswana history, etc.
Setswana grammar
Overview of the word categories; discussion of selected grammatical phenomena; grammatical analysis. The acquisition and inculcation of advanced communicative skills within a larger number of social, occupational and educational situations. Awareness of the nature and function of language structures is heightened further. Attention is also paid to cultural phenomena.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites STW 210, STW 220 will be required for students who completed STW 110, STW 120 at year level 1 and AFT 220, STW 211 will be required for students who completed AFT 121, STW 111 at year level 1.
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion class per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1

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