Courses Catalogue

Kiswahili Oral Literature

COURSE CODE: KIS 2203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Introduction to oral literature
  • Classification of oral literature
  • Folk tales
  • Short stories
  • Legends
  • Narratives
  • Poetic forms (songs and recitations)
  • Proverbs
  • Riddles
  • Tongue twisters
  • Role of oral literature, its nature and scope
  • Functions of oral literature
  • Challenges facing oral literature today

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Group discussion
  • Practical assignment

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  • White boards and markers
  • Flip charts
  • LCD projector
  • CD’s, DVD’s and Tapes