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These are podcasts designed to help you speak and understand isiZulu, one of South Africa's main languages. You listen to all time best South African music, get a feel of zulu poetry and listen to some tongue twisters. Zulu is known for having many clicks that you can't learn off the book that's why am here to help you. The lessons provide many examples of everyday sentences that are looked in-depth.

These are podcasts designed to help you speak and understand isiZulu, one of South Africa's main languages. You listen to all time best South African music, get a feel of zulu poetry and listen to some tongue twisters. Zulu is known for having many clicks that you can't learn off the book that's why am here to help you. The lessons provide many examples of everyday sentences that are looked in-depth.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

These are podcasts designed to help you speak and understand isiZulu, one of South Africa's main languages. You listen to all time best South African music, get a feel of zulu poetry and listen to some tongue twisters. Zulu is known for having many clicks that you can't learn off the book that's why am here to help you. The lessons provide many examples of everyday sentences that are looked in-depth.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bye bye

2/8/2011

Duration:00:03:33

lokhu la lokhu

7/23/2010
lokhu la lokhu~ this and that

lesson 37 slang

7/23/2010
Learn IsiZulu Lesson 37 WARNING EXPLICT! Slang Eish- a way to express frustration Fong kong – (hmm Chinese ) cheaply made or fake Ungangidubuli/ ungadubuli- don’t shoot me / don’t shoot Isibhamu- gun mpitshi – bro/ friend/ partner phithizela- when you are busy you walk here and there Heita- wassup Chommie- friend Fokol/fokolo -**** all Aikona- no way/ not on your life Tsotsi – thief Yasis – Jesus man ! Fuseke- **** off/ get lost Stabane- fag/ gay Malebe- vagina lips Golo lwakho- your c**t...

lesson 36 food glorious food

6/22/2010
Learn IsiZulu Lesson 36 Food Traditional food Pap’- made from milled maize look for iwisa Biltong – dried meat Mashonzha- worms from mopane tree Mahewu- made from left over pap’ it’s fermented Boerewors – spiced sauages eaten in BBQ / braai Potjeikos- stew made from boiled meat mixed with vegetables eaten with pap’ Amasi – sour milk fermented eaten with pap’ Isidudu- pumkin pap’ Ostrich - intshe . stew it or turn it into dried meat Beef - inyama yenkomo Chicken- inyama yenkukhu, wosa...

Duration:00:15:55

helele Safri duo WORLD CUP SONG

6/5/2010
WORLD CUP SONG from http://izn.2.forumer.com/index.php?showtopic=1898 It's "Helele" by Velile & Safri Duo and the lyrics are as follows: Chorus (2x): Helele, bomama Amasiko ethu Soze aphele kithi Nabo okhokho bethu Go for it, children of our mothers! Our traditions Will never cease to exist at our place Nor will our ancestors Verse: Amaqhawe esizwe (Asibonge komama) Abathokozisa bethu (Asibonge abazali) Izimbali zesizwe (Asibonge komama) The heroes of the nation (Let's thank our mothers) Our...

Duration:00:03:07

lesson 35 complaints and interests

6/2/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 35 complaints and hobbies please support my podcasts by donating to cynthia.e.moyo@googlemail.com I like sleeping ngithanda ukulala Ngelanga elinye ngilala amahola alishumi In one day i sleep for 10hours Computer ikhompuyutha Ilanga liyaze lishone elokhe ekhangele ikhompuyutha The sun sets while still looking at the computer Shopping ukuhamba ukuyathenga Iviki kalipheli nginga hambanga ukuyathenga ihembe A week doesn’t pass without me buying a shirt Football ibhola...

lesson 34 medical words and phrases

5/29/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 34 Common medical words http://www.wolfescape.com/WebPages/ZuluDict.htm this contains medical words and phrases mainly used by nurses etc http://books.google.com/books?id=ZzYLAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false this has zulu stories also translated into English http://www.isolezwe.co.za/ South African written in Zulu disease/ flue- umkhuhlane Kanti awuboni na? Umunto lowu ulomkhuhlane ! Can’t you see? This person has a disease AIDS – ingculazi Ulengculazi –...

Duration:00:09:48

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY !!!!!!!!!!!!

5/9/2010
we are 1 this month ngiyabonga kakhulu. Please keep on listening to my podcasts zulumaiden@live.com also visit http://isizulu.net/ happy anniversary !!!!! woop woop

lesson 33 lion king

4/25/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 33 Lion king Sing along http://the.lionking.org/lyrics/rotpl.phtml BUSA lyrics: [translation of Zulu] (Chorus) Busa le lizwe [Rule this land] Busa le lizwe [Rule this land] Busa lomhlaba wethu [Rule this land of ours] Busa ngo xolo [Rule with peace] (Repeat) Shwele baba [Hail to you, Father] Siyakubongela [We are grateful to you] Usi lethel' injabulo [You brought us happiness] Noxolo [And peace] Shwele baba [Hail to you, Father] Siyakubongela [We are grateful to you]...

Duration:00:12:49

lesson 32 myths and poem

4/11/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 32 Myths and poem Intulo – skinny small Lizard Tokoloshe- Hairy dwarf life evil creature Unwaba – chameleon Amadlozi – Ancestors Isangoma – woman witch doctor (crazier version of a fortune teller ) Inyaga – healer ukuyalobola http://www.poemhunter.com/i/ebooks/pdf/llm_mbatha_2009_1.pdf Poem by LLM Mbatha Kuyangithokozisa Kuyangithokozisa Ukukhuluma nawe Ngisho noma – even though Izintaba zingisithele- the mountains are hiding(shading) Ngicabanga ukumamatheka kwakho – i...

lesson 31 More bible study

4/6/2010
More bible "study" annnnddd PROVERBS in Ndebele. Nooo! i will not give you the translations hehe check out John 1:29 http://www.bibles.co.za/search/search-detail.php?prev=-1&book=GEN&chapter=1&version=2 and also order your free Christian book at www.RLDbooks.org Ndebele originates from Zulu but it is like a different dialect of Zulu.It is spoken in the Matebeleland of Zimbabwe. Use your dictionaries or sources to translate your own Proverbs...

Duration:00:09:00

lesson 30 Bible study!!

3/6/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 30 Bible study NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION and NEW KING JAMES VERSION Revelation 22:21 Umusa weNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu mawube nani nonke. Amen. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all Amen Genesis 1:1 Ekuqaleni uNkulunkulu wadala izulu nomhlaba. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (NIV) John 3:16 Ngokuba uNkulunkulu walithanda izwe kangaka, waze wanikela ngeNdodana yakhe ezelwe yodwa ukuba yilowo nalowo okholwa yiyo angabhubhi, kodwa abe...

Duration:00:05:59

lesson 29 pronouns

3/6/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 29 Pronouns http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0715/0715_01.asp Personal pronoun Ngi – l......Ngiyahamba-- I am going U – you/he/she ......Uyadla— he is eating Ku- it....... Kuyagula— it is sick Si- we....... siyezwa – we are listening Ba – they...... Bahambile--. they went Emphatic pronoun Mina!- l! Wena! – you! Yena! – he! Thina!- we ! Bona!- They! Possessive pronoun Nami – l too..... Nami ngiyahamba— i too am going Nawe – you too.... Nawe uyasala – you too you are...

Duration:00:09:56

lesson 28 Even more Tenses

2/17/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 28 Tenses http://www.bibles.co.za/search/search-detail.php?prev=-1&book=GEN&chapter=1&version=2 Hade.... – was ....zo... – will (future plan) U...... ...? (asking a question) Ngoba- because Teach – fundisa Waye fundisa – she used to teach Ufundisa abantwana isayensi- she teaches children science Bazo fundisa emazweni- they will teach in foreign countries Show – bonisa ngibonisa – show me ngibonile imoto yakhe ibi - i saw her car it’s ugly sizobona umyeni wakhe...

Duration:00:07:58

lesson 27 More tenses again

2/17/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 27 Tenses Hade.... – was ....zo... – will (future plan) U...... ...? (asking a question) Ngoba- because Write – bhala Bhalela ugogo incwadi – write grandma a letter ubhalile yini igama lakho? Did you write your name? Ngizombhalela incwadi kusasa – i will write her a letter tomorrow Sell – thengisa Bayithengisa ngoHlobo owadlulayo – they sold it last summer Thengisa konke- sell everything Uzokuthengisa ngoLwesine- she will sell it on Thursday Wear – gqoka Uyigqokile - she...

Duration:00:05:59

lesson 26 More tenses

2/16/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 26 Tenses Hade.... – was ....zo... – will (future plan) U...... ...? (asking a question) Ngoba- because Sonke- together Imali - money Eat – dla ( dlana ukudla — eat the food) Udlile kakhulu – she ate too much Ngizodla sesisonke – i will eat when we are togother Sengidlile – i have eaten Take – thatha (thatha lokhu – take this ) Thatha imali uhambe ukuyathenga utamatisi – take the money and go buy tomatoes Ulithethe ibhatshi lakhe -he took his jacket Ngizoyithatha...

lesson 25 Tenses

2/16/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 25 Tenses Hade.... – was ....zo... – will (future plan) U...... ...? (asking a question) Ngoba- because Sleep – lala Ngizohamba ukuyalala lengane – i will go and sleep with the baby Hade ngilele - i was sleeping Ngilele phandle phansi kwesihlahla- i am sleeping outside under a tree Dance – Umgido Ngizohamba ukuyabona umgido ngeyanga ezayo - i will go and see a show next month Ngambona egida ngoLwesihlanu- i saw her dancing on Friday Buy – thenga Thenga lesi isikhwama...

lesson 24 Test !!!

2/14/2010
IsiZulu learn isiZulu lesson 24 Test Good luck ! 1. Ngiyajabula ukukwazi! 2. Lala kahle 3. Ngingakusiza na? 4. Isikhombisa 5. Akunkinga 6. Intwasahlobo 7. UKhisimusi 8. Angazi 9. Indiza 10. Uphumaphi? 11. phansi 12. Ngicela 13. Gibela 14. isivalo 15. bhala 16. qala 17. Phandle 18. Usebenzani? 19. uMgqibelo 20. uLwesibili zulumaiden@live.com also visit isiZulu.net

lesson 23 Verbs

1/31/2010
Learn isiZulu Lesson 23 Verbs Found a good website http://iteslj.org/v/z/ and software http://www.byki.com/fls/free-zulu-software-download.html?l=zulu Cut – Sika (sika isinkwa -- cut the bread) Sleep - lala Dance - Umgido Sing - Cula/ hlabela Buy – thenga (thenga isikhwama -- buy a bag ) Break – Qhepula Eat – dla ( dlana ukudla — eat the food) Grow khula (usekhulile — he/ she has grown ) Put/ place – beka Take – thatha (thatha lokhu – take this ) Read- bala / funda Write – bhala (bhala...

lesson 22 Body matters!

12/25/2009
Learn isiZulu Lesson 22 Body matters Body umzimba Head ikhanda Face ubuso Eyes amehlo Ear indlebe Mouth umlomo Nose ikhala Neck intamo Arms ingalo Hand isandla Breast ibele Isifuba Stomach isisu Back umhlane Legs umlenze Bone ithambo Foot unyawo Toe uzwane Hair unwele Teeth uzinyo Kubuhlungu – it hurts Limele got hurt Gula sick Khwehlela cough Khala cry Hleka laugh Shonile died Zalwa born Hlanza vomit Monday - uMsombuluko (the day of unfolding) Tuesday - uLwesibili (the second day - bili =...