Swahili For Beginners (Kiswahili)
by Odilia Anyachi Okonga
Forwarded by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Professor, University of California, Irvine
In English, “Swahili” can refer to the people, the culture, and the language, it is the commonly accepted way of referring to the language when speaking (or writing) English.
When speaking Swahili, the language is called Kiswahili.
*This is a collaboration with the author, Odilia Anyachi Okonga.