IsiXhosa language and culture

R3 781

IsiXhosa Language and Culture is a fun-filled 14-week course offering international students a linguistic and cultural taste of Xhosa as a language in a wider cultural context. This course is for international students with no previous knowledge of isiXhosa and who are registered in the Global Education Programme (GEP). The course aims to teach you about the isiXhosa language and its culture and will enable you to engage in meaningful conversation at beginner level. Through this course you empower yourself to put multilingualism into practice with other South African students.

2023 course dates

13 February – 27 March
10 April – 15 May 2023


Stembele Johnson – Stembele is a young and dynamic isiXhosa language facilitator.  She enjoys sharing her love for the isiXhosa language and its culture with her students, and she believes that learning a new language connects people from different cultures and creates a space for people to grow. She enjoys helping her students become part of a broader isiXhosa culture in an encouraging learning and teaching environment.


Stellenbosch University campus

Any questions?

E-mail our office administrator, Jeanene Olivier, or phone +27 21 808 2900.

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