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Top 6 reasons to learn Afrikaans

Learn Afrikaans fast and easily with our language course ‘Afrikaans for beginners’.

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Learn Afrikaans - First words
Hi! Hallo!
Hello! Goeie dag!
How are you? Hoe gaan dit?
Good bye! Totsiens!
See you soon! Sien jou binnekort!

6 reasons to learn Afrikaans

Afrikaans, a language rooted in Dutch, offers unique benefits. Its simplicity in grammar and structure makes it easier to learn compared to other languages. This characteristic is particularly advantageous for language beginners.

Understanding Afrikaans opens doors to Dutch and Flemish, as these languages share many similarities. This interconnectedness allows learners to grasp multiple languages more quickly. It’s an efficient way to expand linguistic skills.

South Africa’s rich cultural landscape is deeply intertwined with Afrikaans. Learning this language provides a deeper understanding of the nation’s history and cultural nuances. It enhances the travel experience for those visiting the region.

Afrikaans literature and media are both vibrant and diverse. Engaging with these resources in their original language offers an authentic experience. It allows learners to appreciate the nuances lost in translation.

Business opportunities in South Africa and Namibia are growing rapidly. Proficiency in Afrikaans can be a significant asset in these markets. It enhances communication with local businesses and clients.

The Afrikaans-speaking community is known for its warmth and hospitality. Being able to communicate in their language fosters deeper connections and understanding. This cultural immersion is a rewarding aspect of learning Afrikaans.

Afrikaans for beginners is one of over 50 free language packs that you can get from us.

‘50LANGUAGES’ is the effective way to learn Afrikaans online and for free.

Our teaching materials for the Afrikaans course are available both online and as iPhone and Android apps.

With this course you can learn Afrikaans independently - without a teacher and without a language school!

The lessons are clearly structured and will help you achieve your goals.

Learn Afrikaans fast with 100 Afrikaans language lessons organized by topic.