Learn Ndebele with courses from Sankofa

Now speak the language of Zimbabwe and South Africa

Ndebele: Colorful sounds of South Africa

Spoken primarily in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Ndebele reflects the cultural diversity and history of southern Africa. With its rich tradition of art and song, Ndebele offers a unique insight into the region. The language carries tales of brave tribes, legendary battles and ancient rites that underscore the cultural richness of the area.

Through Ndebele, the modern aspects of these countries combine with the deep roots of their ancestors.

Facts about the Ndebele language

  • approx. 2.5 million speakers
  • Widespread mainly in Zimbabwe
  • Ndebele developed from the Zulu language
  • Language plays an important role in the transmission of stories, myths, songs and poems

Efficient learning in small groups

Sankofa’s Ndebele courses are designed to promote learning in an intimate setting, supported by authentic materials from the Ndebele culture that allow students to connect deeply with the language and their cultural background.

Learn Ndebele with Thandi and Jabulani

With Thandi and Jabulani, two experienced Ndebele native speakers, you will gain deep insights into this wonderful language and culture.

Timetable Ndebele course

We will not be offering Ndebele classes again until next semester. We look forward to seeing you!

Akwasi Badu-Aning

Akwasi Badu-Aning

CEO

Start your Ndebele journey now with Sankofa

Curious now? Sign up now for one of our Ndebele courses and experience this unique culture first hand!

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Group course Private lessons

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€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • 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€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • Certificate of participation
  • Certificate of performance

Kids special

Courses for children and young people aged between 6 and 15


21 €
/hour

Book 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€*
  • Sankofa language textbook
  • Access to the online learning platform
  • Audio recordings
  • 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

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  • 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.