A complete beginner's course in Swahili, this beautiful and useful African language, and carrier of so much African tradition and history, and medium of modern culture and communication. The course is written by a native speaker of Swahili who has many years of teaching the language in Africa and in Europe. It is divided into two parts. Part one covers pronunciation, Swahili greetings and manners, classification of nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs. Part two includes a study of Swahili usage in specific situations - at home, at the market, on the road, at the airport. A full Swahili-English vocabularly of all the words used in the book is also provided.Safari, J.F. is the author of 'Swahili Made Easy' with ISBN 9789976100129 and ISBN 9976100124.