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The Program for you to Learn IsiXhosa!

THIS PROGRAM IS USED BY ALL STUDENTS OF ISIXHOSA (NON MOTHER-TONGUE) AT NMMU.

 The program offers:

  •     An introduction to Xhosa Culture
  •     A comprehensive Everyday Conversation Module
  •     Communication modules for:
  •         (i) Teachers
  •         (ii) Pharmacists
  •         (iii) Doctors, nurses and EMC staff (currently under development)
  •     Four modules each for: 
  •         (i) First year students
  •         (ii) Second year students
  •         (iii) Third year students 
  •     Modules unraveling the intricacies of isiXhosa grammar

 Each module gives you the opportunity to listen, see and do and is made up of six components:

  • PDF's detailing sections of a given module.
  • Video lectures covering each section which you can revisit as many times as you wish.
  • Online quizzes at the end of each section to enable you to assess your progress.
  • E-books or manuals covering the content and providing additional explanatory notes and exercises.
  • A Quick Translation facility enabling you to request catch phrases or vocabulary for use in your field of work or study. 
  • Online dictionaries providing everyday words, health terms and terms used in public administration

 When enrolling you may choose any of the following modes of completion:

  •      (a) Individual self-paced online study based on a one-year user-licence.
  •      (b) Online study with face-to-face tuition support (max 4 per group - Port Elizabeth only)
  •      (c) Online study with scheduled Skype support (max 2 per session)

The fee structure for (b) and (c) will vary according to the number of participants.  For details email:

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ENJOY THE PROGRAM!!

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