Learn Tigrinya with courses from Sankofa

Speak now the language of Eritrea and Ethiopia

Tigrinya: A Jewel from the Horn of Africa

Tigrinya, spoken in Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia, is a language with a long history and a rich culture. Their unique script and melodic sounds make them a fascinating object of study. Deeply rooted in the traditions and legends of the Horn of Africa, Tigrinya conveys stories of ancient kingdoms, brave heroes, and cultural celebrations.

Those who embark on the adventure of learning Tigrinya will be enchanted by the depth and beauty of this language.

Facts about the Tigrinya language

  • approx. 9 million speakers
  • Widespread mainly in Eritrea and Ethiopia
  • Uses its own alphabet (called: Ge’ez or Tigrinya alphabet)
  • Is a tonal language - there are four main tones

Deeper learning through individual support

Our Tigrinya courses at Sankofa are specifically designed to support each student individually, highlighting the cultural richness of Tigrinya. Authentic materials and stories are used to create a deeper understanding and real connection to the language and its history.

Learn Tigrinya with Rahel

Under the guidance of our Tigrinya expert Rahel, you will not only explore the language, but also the cultural nuances of Tigrinya.

Timetable Tigrinya Course

Dienstag

Rahel Bereket

Rahel Bereket

Course instructor Tigrinya

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Group course Individual lessons

Economy rate

Discounted courses for pupils, students and the unemployed


20 €
/hour

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.