Instructional materials for siSwati are designed for Peace Corps volunteer language and cultural training. The materials are in five parts. Part 1 contains bilingual readings containing factual information on Swaziland, including history, geography, industry, and its neighboring countries. This section is bilingual, with one page in siSwati and the facing page in English. Part 2 presents traditional stories and proverbs in siSwati and information about traditional medicine, mostly in English. Part 3 is an article in English comparing the two closely related languages, siSwati and Zulu. Part 4 provides specialized vocabulary lists for food and drink, insects and animals, birds, trees, grasses and reeds, traditional dress and ornaments, crafts, and agriculture. Part 5 is a sampling of newspaper stories, with versions in both English and siSwati. A selected bibliography is included. (MSE)
Peace Corps; Zulu
1 - Available on microfiche
Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.