PDF Workbook in Swahili

Learn Swahili with an exercise book!

A full 45 pages of exercises in English and Swahili to help you learn the key words and phrases in the language. We suggest printing out the Swahili exercise book and doing the exercises with a pen or pencil. This traditional learning method is a refreshing choice in this digital age. This learn Swahili workbook includes 1000's of words and phrases in Swahili. Download the sample PDF workbook now and save $5.00 on your order.

Learn Swahili with an exercise book!


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Learn Swahili with an exercise book!

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  • Swahili grammar exercises
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Short Swahili lesson

Swahili possessive pronouns : our

The Swahili word for 'our' is based on the word '-etu'. A letter is added in front which corresponds to the class of the noun possessed.


watoto wetu
our children
binti zetu
our daughters
baba zetu
our fathers
watoto wa kiume wetu
our sons
dada zetu
our sisters
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About Swahili

About Swahili

About one third of the vocabulary in Swahili comes from Arabic. Looking for a good way to learn Swahili? Download our Swahili PDF exercise book and start learning now!

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Basic words and phrases in Swahili

Learn to get by in Swahili with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Swahili greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Yeye ni mwalimu.
He is a teacher.
Yeye ni daktari.
He is a doctor.
Yeye ni mwanamume.
He is a man.
Yeye ni mvulana.
He is a boy.
Basic words and phrases in Swahili
Habari za asubuhi!
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Swahili grammar for download

Swahili grammar for download

These Swahili online grammar lessons and PDF grammar download will really help you learn. Each page provides a clear explanation of a particular aspect of Swahili grammar with examples of use. Perfect for use on a smart phone or an iPad (using the free iBooks app).

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You can learn Swahili in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Swahili in a short time and our nine-step Swahili learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Swahili greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Swahili.

Swahili learning guide : Step 5

In the previous steps, we taught you chengo (house, a house, the house). We also taught you kitabu (book, a book, the book). In this step, we discuss the plural in Swahili. Our bite-sized lessons make it easy for you to learn the plural in Swahili. The plural forms are chengo, vitabu, viti (houses, books, chairs). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Swahili and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 6, by clicking the Next Step button (Swahili demonstrative pronouns).

Audio Book in Swahili

Audio Book in Swahili

Enjoy a collection of stories in Swahili as well as hundreds of essential phrases and vocab. Ideal for those who would like to learn Swahili while jogging, exercising, commuting, cooking or sleeping. The MP3 files can be copied to your smartphone or your iPad (via iTunes).

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