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Beginner #21 - Getting Personal in South Africa

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Your South African friend has been single for ages, and you've decided you know just the right person for him. Now you just need to find out whether he's open to going on a blind date! In this lesson, you'll learn how to ask personal questions. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner #23 - Are you Dreaming in Afrikaans of a Greek Holiday?

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! When you were a child, your South African family rarely took vacation. Your South African father worked long hours at his job, and he did not often have the opportunity to take time off. But that did not stop your mother and you from learning about vacation destinations far away from your homeland. You went to the local South African bookstore and bought books about exotic islands and foreign cities, and you hoped that one day you'd be able to travel to all these places.In this lesson, you will learn how to discuss plans in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place in a Afrikaans kitchen. Because the speakers are family, they will be speaking informal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about some popular Afrikaans vacation spots. 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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Beginner #20 - Feeling Proud as Punch in South Africa

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Every week, it seems like your South African coworker comes in with yet another story of her daughter winning an award. You've never heard of anyone this gifted—this girl is really something! In this lesson, you'll learn how to talk about ordinal numbers from an informal conversation. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner #22 - Choosing Hobbies is Hard

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! You have tried for years to have a hobby that is popular with other South African citizens and that you could participate in with your friends. Unfortunately, however, two of your favorite pastimes are sleeping and shopping. Just about all the other South African people you know pride themselves on their industrious and thrifty ways, and sleeping and shopping fit in neither category. Therefore, you decide to keep these two favorite hobbies to yourself and pretend to enjoy other activities. In this lesson, you will learn how to talk about hobbies in Afrikaans. Our Afrikaans conversation takes place at a South African home. Because the speakers are family, they will be speaking informal Afrikaans. You'll also learn about two popular Afrikaans hobbies. 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!

Beginner #19 - Describing Where You Are in Afrikaans

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Learn Afrikaans with AfrikaansPod101.com! Getting into your car, you start the GPS app on your phone, but it can't seem to find the South African address you want. Even after restarting your phone, it still doesn't show up. There's nothing for it but to call your friend and ask him for directions! In this lesson, you'll learn how to talk about your home and surroundings from an informal conversation. Visit us at AfrikaansPod101.com, where you will find more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!