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Learn to speak Afrikaans with us

Would you like to be able to chat to your colleagues in Afrikaans once we’re all back on campus? As Madiba had noted so aptly, when you talk to someone in their language, chances are that you will speak to their hearts

Language resources for savvy speakers

In April of this year, the comprehensive, multi-volume Afrikaans dictionary the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (the WAT) released its fifteenth volume, representing the second instalment for the letter S.…

Second home for Dutch prof

He has always been fascinated by South Africa, says Prof Carel Jansen, Language Centre research fellow, who was here again from the Netherlands in March. Which is why he jumped…

AWS a hundred years young!

The 11th, comprehensively updated edition of the Afrikaanse Woordelys en Spelreëls (AWS), a title that means ‘Afrikaans word list and spelling rules’, was released early in August this year. The…
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