Welcome

Regardless of how long you stay in South Africa, you will be treated to the fascinating fusion of languages that dot our everyday life. None more so than the emotive and often guttural sounds of Afrikaans. The cup of coffee you made was met with a grateful, “Lekkerrrr!” (nice). Your story about having a piece of toilet paper stuck to your shoe provoked an, “Ag shame, man!” (sorry to hear that). Then there was the time you met a girl in that pub in Margate and you were just about to kiss her when her boyfriend came running in to “wat kyk jy boet” (we think you can guess this one.) Learn more about this rich and diverse language.

About us – We have a great story to tell

Afrikaans is an integral part of the fibre of the South African community. All South Africans engage with the language one way or another – around the braai fire, at work, at a concert, or even in the sports arena… It has such a great story to tell. Something which we would love to share with everyone in South Africa.

Learning tools – Do you have a goal in mind? Find the tools you’ll need on your journey to success

Pre-, primary, high school and tertiary education. In this section you will find helpful links, support and information that will help you achieve your learning goals.

  • Take charge and find inspiration for your preschooler’s learning and reading development.
  • Primary and high school learners can find support and learning aids here for Afrikaans language. This includes reading and spelling, relevant information about other school subjects and even workshops.
  • Are you thinking about studying Afrikaans as a subject? Or perhaps you are looking to apply for a bursary or study loan?

Afrikaans today and lifestyle articles

Movies, books, festivals, music and food – the magical world of theatre, visual arts and of course stories … true South African stories that sometimes can only be told in the dialect of a community. The world is getting excited about Afrikaans – more and more people from all over the world are learning the Afrikaans language, enjoying the music and exploring its culture. There is a rich and diverse tapestry of talent to tap in to. This is the place to be.

Contact us – Join the conversation

Afrikaans is our passion! Let’s chat or debate? We welcome your interest, regardless of your proficiency in Afrikaans – always ready to assist you.

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