African Literature and Language Studies I

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    African Literature and Language Studies I

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    English, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ELL1013F and one other ELL first-year course, or at the discretion of the Head of Department.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Second year, first semester course, two lectures and one double-period seminar per week.

    This course explores a range of South African texts, as well as topics in applied language studies. In addition to the lecture series, students choose from a range of seminars within the course.

    DP requirements: All written work to be handed in and at least 75% attendance at seminars.

    Assessment: Seminar classwork counts for 50% of the final mark; a one-hour mid-term exam and a two-hour examination counts for the remaining 50%.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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