Individual language courses for maximum learning success

With courses from Sankofa, you can learn the languages of Africa from the comfort of your own home.

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Learn African languages online with Sankofa

With Sankofa Lingua’s language courses, you have the choice between
different languages of the African continent. Learn quickly and easily with our online lessons in a group or in a 1-to-1 format with a teacher just for you.

How language learning works with Sankofa:

Learning languages with Sankofa is simple and uncomplicated. Below you can see how your language course works.

Choose your learning method now:

Group course Individual lessons

1. select language and learning group

You tell us which language you would like to learn and choose your course group.

2. complete registration

After you have paid your course fee, you will receive a confirmation with initial instructions and information.

3. on-boarding

Approximately 2 weeks before the first lesson, we will send you all the learning materials and you will be given access to our course platform.

4th learning phase

Your regular lessons will take place over the coming weeks and you will immerse yourself in your chosen language. At the end of each lesson, you will receive an audio recording of what you have learned.

5. testing & certification

As your course draws to a close, we will start creating your personal certificate of participation. At the end of your course, you will take an exam, on the basis of which we will build your individual performance record.

6th degree

You have made it! Once you have completed all the lessons, you will receive your certificate of participation and proof of achievement from us. We will also let you know what to do next if you want to improve your language level.

1. select language and learning objective

You tell us which language you would like to learn and what your learning goals are.

2. complete registration

After you have paid your course fee, you will receive a confirmation with initial instructions and information.

3. book appointments and determine frequency

After we have activated access to your teacher’s calendar, you select suitable dates together with us and decide how many lessons you would like to complete per week.

4. on-boarding

Before the first lesson, we will send you all the learning materials and give you access to our course platform.

5th learning phase

In the coming weeks, your regular lessons will take place and you will immerse yourself individually in the chosen language together with your teacher. You remain flexible and can increase your learning workload in individual weeks or select just a single lesson.

6. testing & certification

As your course draws to a close, we will start creating your personal certificate of participation. At the end of your course, you have the opportunity to take a voluntary exam to obtain your individual certificate of achievement.

7. conclusion

Once you have completed all the lessons, you will receive your certificate of participation from us and, on completion of an examination, a certificate of achievement. We will also let you know what to do next if you want to improve your language level.

Economy rate

Discounted courses for pupils, students and the unemployed


20 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 units / week
  • Total price: 400€
  • <strong>Payment in installments possible!</strong>
  • Digital Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Premium tariff

Our course package for all those who want to immerse themselves in the world of African languages


25 €
/hour

Book a course now
  • Duration: 3 months
  • 10 teaching units

    2x 60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 500€
  • <strong>Payment in installments possible!</strong>
  • Digital Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Kids special

Courses for children and young people aged between 6 and 15


21 €
/hour

Request a course now
  • Duration: 2 (teens) or 3 (kids) months
  • 12 teaching units

    60 minutes per unit

  • Course hours: 1 (kids) or 2 (teens) / week
  • Total price: 250€
  • <strong>Payment in installments possible!</strong>
  • Digital Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.

Please note: All available slots for private lessons are currently fully booked.
Individual lessons are currently not bookable.

Basic


8
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 50€
  • 8 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 400€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Smart


11
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 48€
  • 11 lessons
  • Course hours: 1-2 / week
  • Total price: 528€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

Premium


20
Hours

Book a course now
  • Price per unit: 46€
  • 20 teaching units
  • Course hours: 2 / week
  • Total price: 920€*
  • Day and time freely selectable
  • Sankofa language textbook & access to the online platform
  • Focus on specific learning objectives & difficulties
  • Personalized teaching methods
  • Certificate of attendance & certificate of achievement

*The course fee can be paid in installments via Paypal and Klarna. The offer of payment by installments is the responsibility of the respective payment provider and is not the responsibility of Sankofa Lingua.

Important information

For group courses, you have the option of taking the first lesson as a trial. If you decide not to take part in the course, you must notify us in writing or by telephone by the following day at the latest. Otherwise you will have to pay the full course fee.

If you find out before the start of the course that you are unable to attend, please contact our team immediately so that we can find a solution together. If you cancel less than 2 days before the start of the course, you must pay the full course fee.

Frequently asked questions about our courses

Do you have any further questions or are you unsure whether our courses are right for you?

Then contact us directly and get all your questions answered:

If for any reason you are unable to attend the course you have booked, please contact us as soon as possible to find a solution.

All teachers at Sankofa are native speakers who have been thoroughly checked by us in advance for professional suitability, pedagogical concept and adherence to Sankofa’s values. We have known the majority of our instructors for several years and they are established members of the Sankofa family.

We strive to offer the payment methods you feel most comfortable with. You can currently pay in the following ways:

  • Credit card
  • Direct debit
  • Paypal
  • Instant bank transfer
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay

If you are missing a payment method, please contact us so that we can check whether we can set it up.

We do not offer payment in installments directly. Nevertheless, you may have the option of paying the course fee in monthly installments via Paypal. Please understand that we have no influence on the granting of installment payments by Paypal.

You have the opportunity to take the first appointment as a trial appointment. If you decide not to continue with the course, please inform the administration no later than the following day, or on the same day in the case of intensive courses, otherwise the full course fee will be charged.

If you are unsure about your language level, you can contact us to clarify your language level together. We will soon be offering you an online placement test here.