Project
Rising Africa
Thu. 2nd. Period John N. Kalenga
Keywords:
Academic English, Culture, Discussion, Extensive Reading, Film, Listening, Presentation, Project, Speaking, Web Activities, Africa, society

This is an active course where you practice your communication skills in English. This course is opened to all students who wish to improve their speaking, writing, and reading skills. The course introduces you to the African society and economic activities.


After the participation in the lecture, students will develop the communication skills.  They will develop the analytical skills through writing, speaking, reading, and small group discussions of subjects related to African society and resources. At the end of the semester, students will be able to deepen their knowledge about Africa, its cultural diversity and more.


- Attendance and class contributions: 30%
- Homework and class activities: 30%
- Final presentations: 40%


1

Introduction to African history and society

2

The stage of development in Africa before the colonization

3

Natural resources during the colonial period

4

African economy and politics in postcolonial period

5

Population and income in Africa

6

Business of minerals in Africa

7

Should production of clean energy matter for society

8

Money and exchange of goods and services

9

Comparative study of education systems in African and Asian societies

10

Traveling abroad

11

International trade of commodities

12

Choosing topics for final project and discussions

13

Final  group presentations

14

Final  group presentations

15

Overview and final discussions


I hope you will join the class to enjoy the lessons to discover the rising Africa.