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Afrikaans abroad

Afrikaans abroad

Jislaaik, dis lekker om n bietjie Afrikaans oorsee te hoor, né? Okay, who are we kidding? Once you’ve jumped the proverbial ship and landed on foreign shores, the chances of hearing the Afrikaans language are very slim. And that’s kind of sad, don’t you think? You...
The South African Accent

The South African Accent

As a South African expat, you probably know this already…South Africans communicate in such a unique way that even their accents have accents! It’s true. While South Africans are known to have fairly unique English accents, they also have a range of “sub accents”...
The Best Apps for Learning A New Language

The Best Apps for Learning A New Language

With everyone else using the lockdown as an opportunity to learn a new skill, get fit or lose weight, why not use the time to get started on learning a new language? Here are our best tips for making the most of learning a new language, and some apps to get you headed...
Benefits of Learning a New Language

Benefits of Learning a New Language

Parlez-vous français? Hablas español? It won’t be long before you hear these words, or similarly foreign-sounding words, when you move to a new country. And what will you reply? Do you plan to emigrate without learning a new language first, or would you like to fully...
Afrikaans as a Language

Afrikaans as a Language

There are few languages on this planet that can be quite so satisfying or gratifying as Afrikaans – and that’s a fact! Afrikaans is a West-Germanic language most prominent in South Africa and it’s also jam-packed with “kragwoorde” that just seem to “hit the spot” when...