Molweni / Greetings
The Muzi Xhosa Club is a bi-monthly meeting place to improve, deepen, test, practice, re-ignite and enhance your spoken confidence in isiXhosa.
DATES: We will announce dates for the month via email and facebook. See below to remain informed!
R50 – adults (+R50 for Xhosa dinner)
R30 – children (+R30 for Xhosa dinner)
Please RSVP for attendance and Dinner each session!
VISION & INTENTION:
– Its a bi-monthly isiXhosa language (and culture) learning club. You can pop in but commitment from you helps us to stay in service. All levels welcome.
– we have set GOALS (see below) and also a WAY of engaging those goals (also see below).
It’s a space where you come to be inspired, to learn, to get feedback and guidance, sometimes from fellow learners.
Remember half the challenge to learning is not being consistent and not having peers motivating each other! So lets be present, proactive and support each other!
WATCH THE VIDEO:
BRING: Enthusiasm, courage and proactive attitude!
EVENTS announced via our FACEBOOK PAGE!
FREE ONLINE VIDEO COURSE:
– UBuntu Bridge’s FREE ONLINE isiXhosa course here: http://www.learnxhosa.co.za/free-online-isixhosa-course/
– it will coach you through the basic essentials of confidence building conversational ability, which we then build on and practice in the weekly evening meets
Download a PDF booklet of phrases for you to print or learn from. Please start learning and make sure you come to class to practice them! Download here: muzi-coll-minds-xhosa-booklet
PURCHASE OUR MATERIALS:
– You can buy UBuntu Bridge’s different level audio and PDF materials here in digital form: http://www.learnxhosa.co.za/store/
– Another excellent resource to buy for yourself as you progress into a more advanced phase is: http://www.learningxhosa.co.za/index.html
– Read this blog on Ten isiXhosa Learning Tips: http://www.learnxhosa.co.za/ten-xhosa-learning-tips/
HOW TO TEACH ISIXHOSA AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TXFL):
– we intend to train our local Xhosa friends and others who join the evenings in our methodology for teaching isiXhosa.
– this will lead to an upskill in facilitation confidence and also to income opportunities, as well as increased options for local learners.
Suggestions welcome! We hope you enjoy the club! Come and make it a great space!
***MONTHLY XHOSA SOCIAL CHALLENGE***: LEARN THE GOALS
Each month we will announce a social event which you can attend with other learners in a Xhosa speaking space.
Use these next few lessons to learn phrases relating to greetings, learning isiXhosa, pleasantries and ordering food. Then use the social event as an opportunity to support a Xhosa community and improve your isiXhosa too.
– Tedx Talk by Craig Makhosi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn_Z6UkwNiM
– How to pronounce the X Click: http://youtu.be/Trq_gIe1v04
– How to do the African Handshake: http://youtu.be/MD_tkzUjtIU
– Quite a White Ou’s Kwaito Song “Ndingumlungu”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOOCQiKlZ8w
– How to Sing the National Anthem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-Eg19PmFC4
– Mandela Day video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmq1CWJhapw
– The future tense: https://youtu.be/KAgD6EiYGsw