Get the Lingo; South African Slang - Even with 11 official languages, South Africans still manage to communicate pretty well. Most of us speak English, but it’s a good idea to learn the local slang, which is sometimes a mix of several languages. South African slang has a unique flavour, borrowing freely from Afrikaans, a language similar to Dutch and Flemish.

Get the Lingo; South African Slang - Even with 11 official languages, South Africans still manage to communicate pretty well. Most of us speak English, but it’s a good idea to learn the local slang, which is sometimes a mix of several languages. South African slang has a unique flavour, borrowing freely from Afrikaans, a language similar to Dutch and Flemish.

Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and learn to speak like the locals!

Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and learn to speak like the locals!

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