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Learn Afrikaans Online for Free.  Leer Afrikaans Gratis Aanlyn

AFRIKAANS.US offers free Afrikaans language courses. Afrikaans music, Afrikaans poetry, Afrikaans vocabulary and recordings by native Afrikaans speakers. AFRIKAANS.US is your gateway to learn the Afrikaans language. It is aimed at beginner level language learners and more advanced speakers or if you plan to visit South Africa or Namibia.
Dr. Jacques du Plessis offers 30+ years of experience teaching Afrikaans.


—   AFRIKAANS Welkom by Afrikaans.us.
                —   SOMALI Ku soo dhowow Afrikaans.us.
                          —   XHOSA Wamkelekile kwa Afrikaans.us

The Units Explained

   A regular site has a prescribed path. These units allow you to create your best learning path.

• This site is unit-based so you can focus on areas of interest or to develop a curriculum

• AFRIKAANS:HOME has many links about the language; it suggests ways to learn and to participate, and it gives you more context about the language.

• Pronunciation has two segments.
        Specific Focus addresses particular aspects of pronunciation and the
        Holistic Focus offers learning pronunciation with Rhymes, Songs, Poetry, Stories, etc.

• Vocabulary offers beginners and intermediate topics.

• Grammar offers a prescribed path to master the interdependent grammatical concepts.

• Culture is the fun of language. Celebrate in song, poetry, stories, etc. from diverse southern African cultures.

• Communication elaborates on topics to build fluency in speaking, listening, reading and in writing.

HOME : Links

• Advice on studying:
   Go to HOME > How to Start.

• ClasseslTesting - Eval. of your Afrikaans in the USA:
   Go to HOME > Classes/Testing.

• Path options to study:
   Go to HOME > Curriculum.

• News about site updates:
   Go to HOME > Announcements.

• Praat jy Afrikaans en jy wil uithelp? 
   Go to HOME > Wil Jy Deelneem aan die Projek?  Kortverhale, liedjies, stories of gedigte word verwelkom. Wil jy help met die voorlees van inhoud of vertaling na Engels van lirieke? Klik op die 'feedback' skakel onder aan die bladsy om kontak te maak.