Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken by 20+ million speakers. Afrikaans is a daughter language of Dutch, and they share around 90% of their vocabulary. It is the official language of South Africa and is recognized as a minority language in Namibia and Botswana, where it is commonly the lingua franca.
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"Boeretroos - word algemeen gebruik om 'n koppie koffie te beskryf wat tipies swart, sonder room of melk met suiker aangebied word" (Boeretroos - commonly used to describe a cup of coffee typically black, offered without cream or milk sugar) | Afrikaans

New Uses For Old Things: Coffee Grounds - fascinating list -- everything from cellulite removal to plant food to ant repellant!

Fruit | Afrikaans

A colourful word mat containing the main vocabulary encountered when writing about the fruit topic (note our other fruit word mat). Also available in cursive and precursive.

Basics | Afrikaans

Learn how to speak Afrikaans 3 : I don't understand you

Tenses | Afrikaans

This page contains a course in Afrikaans Verbs in the present past and future tense as well as a list of other lessons in grammar topics and common expressions in Afrikaans.

Basics | Afrikaans

Learn to speak Afrikaans 1 : Basic Phrases. A very nice video to teach you some basic Afrikaans words and phrases, spoken in South Africa.