Courses

AP/JC 1000 6.0 (Y) INTRODUCTION TO JAMAICAN CREOLE

INSTRUCTOR: Clive Forrester

PREREQUISITE: None

DESCRIPTION: This course serves as an introduction to Jamaican Creole and is meant for students with no background in the language. It will develop basic aural, conversational, reading, and writing skills in the language.

FORMAT: Two two-hour class periods each week.

EVALUATION: Reading comprehension – 10%, Listening comprehension – 10%, Grammar test – 10%, Free Composition – 15%, Free conversation – 15%, Prepared oral presentation on topic of interest – 25%, Class participation – 15%

AP/JC 2000 6.0 (Y) INTERMEDIATE JAMAICAN CREOLE

INSTRUCTOR: Clive Forrester

PREREQUISITE: AS/JC 1000 6.0 or AP/JC 1000 6.0 (Introduction to Jamaican Creole) or some knowledge of Jamaican Creole.

DESCRIPTION: This course is specifically designed for individuals who have some knowledge of Jamaican Creole. It seeks to develop further students' proficiency in the language as well as to provide students with a deeper understanding of how the language works.

FORMAT: Two two-hour class periods each week.

EVALUATION: Reading comprehension – 10%, Listening comprehension – 10%, Grammar test – 10%, Free Composition – 15%, Free conversation – 15%, Prepared oral presentation on topic of interest – 25%, Class participation – 15%

 

Please click on the following link to see the Jamaican Creole Course Schedules.