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6. Somo La Sita
Utaifa "Nationality"
(1988 edition: Mataifa: "Nationalities")
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Original Audio (based on 1988 edition of textbook)

Mazungumzo
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Supplementary Audio (for 2001 edition of textbook)

Mazungumzo
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Mazungumzo (1988 version)
The text is included here to aid students using the 2001 edition of the text with the original audio based on the 1988 edition. Copyright Sharifa Zawawi.

Asha: Shikamoo mzee.
Mzee Juma: Marahaba. Uhali gani bibi?
Asha: Mzima, habari za siku nyingi?
Mzee Juma: Njema tu, alhamdulillah.
Asha: Bwana huyu jina lake nani?
Mzee Juma: Jina lake Bwana Bill Brown.
Asha: Yeye ni mwingereza?
Mzee Juma: Hapana, yeye si mwingereza. Ni Mwamereka.
Asha: Anatoka wapi Amerika?
Mzee Juma: Anatoka California. Sasa anafanya kazi hapa Marangu.
Asha: Anafanya kazi gani?
Mzee Juma: Anafundisha chuo cha Ualimu.
Asha: Anafundisha nini?
Mzee Juma: Anafundisha Sanaa na Kiingereza.
Asha: Kwa heri mzee. Nakwenda shule.
Mzee Juma: Kwa heri ya kuonana mwanangu. Nenda salama.