Tag Archives: Zulu

Learn the Ins and Outs of Zulu


We have already looked at Xhosa and the multilingualism of South Africa, and can we say, our interest in the languages of the African continent has truly been piqued. This time it’s the turn of Zulu; a language that shares mutual intelligibility with Xhosa, and is one of South Africa’s many official languages.   A(…)

How Does South Africa Balance 11 Official Languages?


We recently talked about the multilingualism of Switzerland and were impressed by its integrated use of three official languages. But what about places that have even more than three official languages? Are they equally impressive in their language use, or altogether more chaotic? Let’s start by taking a look at the country with the most(…)

The Top 10 Most Spoken Languages in Africa


Africa is a continent with a rich heritage and history, full of stories to tell, things to see, and people to meet. Should you want to meet some of these wonderful people yourself, perhaps it would be a good starting point for you to learn a little of the local lingo. But where to start?(…)