IWTYAL 046: Can I learn Afrikaans with my friends?

itunesButtonNathan asks in an iTunes review: “I have several native Afrikaner friends, however none of them are trained teachers. What is the best way I can help them to help me learn their language.”

In this episode:

  • How I learnt Arabic with few resources and native speakers
  • With friends, you need to set clear boundaries for language learning
  • Begin with learning to talk about yourself and familiar things
  • Simply ask your friend how to say the things you want to be able to say

Resources mentioned in todays episode:

Two websites for learning Afrikaans:

Start speaking today

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  • robert fish

    Afrikaans is a hard language to learn outside of the country because it lacks the resources needed to learn independently or out of school in South africa but if have a good solid single textbook then that would suffice more than you would think.

  • Luís Romão

    Just found your podcast a couple of weeks ago and since then I’ve been listening to all the 46 episodes 🙂 I finished the last one today. Keep up the good work!