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How to Say Thank You in Afrikaans

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Absolute Beginner #19 - Arrive at the Right Time in South Africa

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! As a child, it took you many years to learn how to read the hands on the clock at your South African grandmother's home. Your parents had only digital clocks in your own home, and at the South African school you attended, you never paid attention to your teacher! As a result, you still have to count in Afrikaans to yourself when someone asks you to read the time on a clock with hands!In this lesson, you will learn how to tell the time in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place at a South African family home between members of a family. Because the speakers are family, they will be speaking informal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about the importance of punctuality in South African culture. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Afrikaans lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner #18 - Talking about the Weather in Afrikaans

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Although some of your South African friends look forward to cooler weather arriving each year, you prefer it when the temperatures are warm. Perhaps it is because you are not a South African native, but you wish sunny, hot weather lasted all year round. You have often thought that your South African lifestyle doesn't fit your true desires, but for now, you'll consent to wearing your favorite raincoat and boots when winter arrives.In this lesson, you will learn how to talk about the weather in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place on a street in Ceres. The speakers are strangers, and therefore they will be speaking formal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about which South African season requires you to carry an umbrella at all times. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Afrikaans lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!
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Absolute Beginner #17 - Asking the Way in Afrikaans

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Encountering tourists who don't speak Afrikaans on the streets of Stellenbosch is always a risk when you go for a walk. You often guide those in need by offering them directions or suggestions in Afrikaans, but you are helpless when they cannot understand the Afrikaans you speak to them. Hopefully you will find someone that is willing to help you get where you need to be and then in turn you will help someone out as well.In this lesson, you will learn how to understand directions in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place on a street in Stellenbosch between strangers. Because the speakers do not know one another, they will be speaking formal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about the South African museum world, which is at your fingertips in Stellenbosch. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Afrikaans lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner #16 - Going to See the South African Doctor

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! You haven't been feeling well, and you know it is time to see a South African doctor. You have been confined to the bed in your South African home for several days, and you've had to miss work. You haven't even been able to eat the delicious South African treats your husband has prepared. Your head feels hot, and yet you can't stop shivering! You hope your South African physician will be able to help.In this lesson, you will learn how to make an appointment in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place on the phone as a patient tries to make an appointment to see a doctor. Because the speakers are in a professional relationship, they'll be speaking formal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about the common practices of a South African general doctor. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Afrikaans lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner #15 - A Stressful Morning in South Africa

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! It seems to you that many South African children love to attend their schools, and they jump out of bed in the morning to get ready. Not your children! You often have to bark at them in Afrikaans to get them moving on school days. Sometimes your only choice is to lure your daughter to the breakfast table with the promise of treats, including extra chocolates in her lunch box. Perhaps your South African husband, who detests waking up early, is to blame!In this lesson, you will learn how to give commands in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place in the morning at a South African home. Because the speakers are family, they will be speaking Afrikaans. You'll also learn about common foods at the South African breakfast table. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Afrikaans lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!