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Learn South African Languages Free short course

Learning a Language means making new friendships.

In South Africa, we have 11 official languages and we will be providing a short course on all of them to get you started.

Download the PDF version available to have a permanent copy on your phone/computer for use!

isiZulu

IsiZulu is one of the official 11 languages spoken in South Africa. Most common in Kwa-Zulu Natal, this is spoken by around 22% of people in our country. IsiZulu is one of the most spoken languages in South Africa and is taught in local schools.

Other areas that have a significant isiZulu presence are Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

In this free short course we break down the basic content for those wanting to learn this local language.

Perfect for any beginner wanting to expand their communication abilities.

Ages – 5 to 101

Learn South African Languages Free short course

Video preview below!

Afrikaans

Afrikaans was created as a new language, this is spoken by around 13% of people in our country. It is influenced by many languages such as Dutch, English, French, German and certain African languages too. 

Other large presences for the Afrikaans language is North West, Free State and Gauteng.

In this free short course we break down the basics and essential content for those wanting to learn the youngest language in the world.

Perfect for any beginner wanting to expand their communication abilities.

Ages – 5 to 101

Setswana

Setswana is not only an official language in South Africa but is also a national language spoken in Botswana. With around 9% of people in South Africa speaking the language and is closely related to the Sotho group.

In this free short course we break down the basic content for those wanting to learn this beautiful language.

Videos included to get the pronunciation on point!

Perfect for any beginner wanting to expand their communication abilities.

Ages – 5 to 101

Sesotho sa leboa

Sesotho sa leboa is the name given for the Northern Sotho language. This is most commonly spoken by people from the North of South Africa such as Pretoria/Tshwane, as well as parts of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Spoken by nearly 9.5% of South Africans, this language falls within the Sotho group and is also spoken in Botswana.

In this free short course we break down the basics and essential content for those wanting to learn this expressive language – With a tutorial included on how to correctly pronounce the language.

Perfect for any beginner wanting to expand their communication abilities.

Ages – 5 to 101

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isiXhosa

IsiXhosa is another common local language spoken in South Africa. With a high presence from the Eastern Cape, this is spoken by around 17% of people in our country. This expressive language has many tongue-clicking sounds that make it very recognizable.

The mother tongue of the late, great, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. 

In this free short course we break down the basics and essential content for those wanting to learn this expressive language.

Perfect for any beginner wanting to expand their communication abilities.

Ages – 5 to 101

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Still more to come !

Tshivenda

Ndebele

siSwati

Xitsonga

Sesotho

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