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Tessa Dowling
18 April 2024

Speaking to people in their home language, Episode 2


“My Xhosa name is Flea.”

“Who gave you that name?”


In this second episode, you’ll see Tessa chatting with people in Xhosa – and finding them delighted to speak to a fellow South African who has learnt their home language.


If you’re interested in Xhosa lessons and learning Xhosa online, Dr Dowling now offers two tailored Xhosa courses to suit your proficiency level.


Speak Xhosa in 8 Weeks is a beginner's Xhosa course for those who know nothing about Xhosa but would like to learn. Meanwhile, the Intermediate Xhosa course provides conversation practice for those striving to become fluent in Xhosa. 


Don’t’ miss out on this opportunity to enroll in Dr Dowling’s Xhosa courses – book your spot now before spaces fill up. 


And click here for Speaking to people in their home language, Episode 1.