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Absolute Beginner #15 - A Stressful Morning in South Africa

Absolute Beginner
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!

Absolute Beginner #14 - Daily Life in South Africa

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! At their South African school, your children are learning to speak Afrikaans fluently from both their teachers and informally from their classmates. You often try to speak Afrikaans at home with them, but before they began school, their Afrikaans was imperfect. You are pleased that your children will grow up knowing more than one language. You hope that their linguistics skills, especially their Afrikaans skills, will enable them to think critically and help them to understand other languages too! In this lesson, you'll learn how to talk to your family in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place at a Afrikaans home between a husband, a wife, and their daughter. Because the speakers are related to each other, they will be speaking Afrikaans. You'll also learn about Afrikaans education. 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 #13 - Who’s in These Family Photos?

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Although you love visiting South Africa, you are not used to seeing so many animals around. On your trip to Durban, monkeys came into the house and ate all the fruit and made a big mess. You have also been invited to a friends house and you saw they have a pet snake. It seems like South Africa has too many animals, maybe you can consider buying a goldfish to fit in.In this lesson, you'll learn about Afrikaans possessive pronouns. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place at a home between spouses. Because the speakers are close, they will be speaking informal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about pets in South Africa. 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 #12 - Could You Braai Every Day?

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Your South African friends seem to be having a lot of braais, almost every weekend… You also find out that your friends brother is having a braai every day on his own. You had no idea that it is so common in South AfricaUnfortunately, you can't think of anything to take with you to a braai! You'd rather go out to a South African café for coffee or browse the mall for some curios for your friends. Your friends invite you for a braai and you decide to go, and that you will bring your favorite salad, your host is happy that you will come and impressed you are bringing a salad… now to get the recipe!In this lesson, you'll learn how to use the plural form of nouns in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place in a home between spouses. Because the speakers are close, they will be speaking informal Afrikaans. 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 #11 - Beautify Your South African Home with Roses

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! As a foreigner in South Africa, you are quickly adjusting to the touristy life. The thing that you have enjoyed the most is travelling to different cities. At the moment you are in Cape Town and you are enjoying seeing the mountains from different angles. You are even attempting to climb the mountain before you leave to go home.In this lesson, you'll learn how to describe things in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place at the flower market in Cape Town between two friends. Because the speakers are close, they will be speaking Afrikaans. You'll also learn about why you might want to take a tour bus in Cape Town! 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!