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Hey peeps,
I'm learning xhosa with the cd's and phrase books but i am looking for resources used to teach little kids (foundation phase stuff)
you know basic concepts like colours, body parts so on.....

I was on the takalani website , but even they dont have much.
can anyone help me out?

Shot.


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Hey peeps,
I'm learning xhosa with the cd's and phrase books but i am looking for resources used to teach little kids (foundation phase stuff)
you know basic concepts like colours, body parts so on.....

I was on the takalani website , but even they dont have much.
can anyone help me out?

Shot.

cant help you with that but you can send me a list of words i'll translate and put them in sentences for you.

in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove


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You got a tutor already.
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in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove

lol..why not "U" ..that way i show more respect for it  ;D

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You got a tutor already.

i have 3 colleagues who are helping me.
they are now enforcing an "only speak xhosa" policy with me. ;)
BUT.....ANY help is appreciated


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in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove

lol..why not "U" ..that way i show more respect for it  ;D


i disagree e.g. Umnqundu


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in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove

lol..why not "U" ..that way i show more respect for it  ;D


i disagree e.g. Umnqundu

Lmao
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What does Gunyoko mean, Deac said that to me once.
"Let them toxins in this liquor, squeeze the life outta this poor liver of mine " AA


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in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove

lol..why not "U" ..that way i show more respect for it  ;D


i disagree e.g. Umnqundu

LMAO!!!

Used in a sentece:

"Umnqundu wakho ubomvu"
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What does Gunyoko mean, Deac said that to me once.

Yo mama!

What language do you speak AA?
« Last Edit: July 30, 2009, 12:54:54 PM by Touareg »
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Talk about being rude.
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What does Gunyoko mean, Deac said that to me once.

Yo mama!

What language do you speak AA?

Mix of S.Sotho and Tswana bloemfontein language,
@Deac >:(
"Let them toxins in this liquor, squeeze the life outta this poor liver of mine " AA


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@ Witness

The books and cd's teach you words and phrases that people 20years older than me wouldnt use. They dont teach everyday language Xhosa. Instead of "imoto" for a car they say "inqwelo mafutha", its like saying motorvehicle, you dont use that word in everyday language. They might just be only good for you to understand a Xhosa news enchor.

but they will help you with sentence contruction and other basic xhosa language rules.


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What does Gunyoko mean, Deac said that to me once.

Yo mama!

What language do you speak AA?

Mix of S.Sotho and Tswana bloemfontein language,
@Deac >:(

tl tl tl tl tl  :D

That not good enough for ya?


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in the meantime just add an "i" infront of every english noun, e.g. iTaxi, iBus, iStove

lol..why not "U" ..that way i show more respect for it  ;D


i disagree e.g. Umnqundu

LMAO!!!

Used in a sentece:

"Umnqundu wakho ubomvu"

 :D :D
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but they will help you with sentence contruction and other basic xhosa language rules.

figured as much.
kinda feel i'm doing a state of the nation address when i'm attempting the phrases..

i kinda guessed this thread would be semi-derailed by those nasty
xhosa swearwords that they tell you "no , no man - he is calling you a towel-raling"

or

 "no man - ifuni wewe (that song, you know the one) means the person wants some cheese" ....

man ...the expressions give it away ;D ;D