Ndebele is the second most popular language in Zimbabwe which should be a reason enough to learn the language. But sometimes you don’t want to go to school to learn the language. Or at worst you don’t have a friend to learn to speak Ndebele with. Don’t worry that’s the beauty of mobile apps. The Learn Ndebele app is your go-to app if you want to learn to speak and write in Ndebele on a basic level. I must say this app seem to be the best app there is that you can use to teach yourself some Ndebele.
What does it offer?
The Learn Ndebele app gives you translations from English words to Ndebele. Say you want to learn how to say good morning in Ndebele, you just have to click where its written “good morning” in the app and then you will hear how it is said in Ndebele. Not only will you know a verbal pronunciation, but you will also be given the written spelling of “Good morning” in Ndebele. Nice isn’t it?
There are 26 areas in the Learn Ndebele app that you can study speaking and writing Ndebele words. Under the “Greeting” category you get to learn many words and phrases that are associated with a greeting or just making a pleasant remark in Ndebele. There are also categories such as Conversation, Family, Emergency, Numbers, Fashion, Eating, Dating etc.
Do you pay to use the Learn Ndebele app?
You can use the app up to a certain level, thus some translations are for free and many translations are paid for. How much do you pay? You pay £2.99 ( or in US dollars that’s $3.91 ) per year to access all the app translations services.
The app comes with games to learn how to spell, pronounce and write Ndebele words. This is meant to make the learning process more enjoyable.
A brief history of the Ndebele People
The app comes with a history of the Ndebele people that spans many decades from their journey into Zimbabwe to their settling.
If you want the app you can download it by following this link
Ndebele is a language spoken by the Ndebele/Matebele people who occupy the Matabeleland province in south western Zimbabwe. It is the second popular language after Shona. Read More About Ndebele