Each of South Africa’s 11 languages has a fascinating vocabulary, with some words and phrases influenced by other languages, and many unique to that language. Learn a little South African with these animations.
Most tourist guides to South Africa give you only basic phrases – hello, goodbye, how much? But our languages are richer and more complex than that.
Get the flavour of South Africa’s languages, and learn to speak them a little, with these animations.
- Read more: The 11 languages of South Africa
Sesotho sa Leboa
… and English
Finally, when you’re in South Africa
… learn to say the name of the country you’re in.
Researched, written and designed by Mary Alexander.
Updated 28 February 2018.