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Learn Lingala wherever you are!


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Learn Lingala wherever you are!

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  • MP3 Files in Lingala and English for download

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  • The MP3 audio files are in English and Lingala
  • Approximately 60 minutes of audio
  • Learn Lingala on your iPad
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Lingala verb conjugation: you

Verbs are used to describe actions. A unique feature of Lingala is that it conjugates its verbs by adding a prefix to the front of the verb. A different prefix is used for each person. For the second person plural, most verbs in Lingala use the prefix 'bo-'.


you want
you are
you give
you can
you are named
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About Lingala

About Lingala

Lingala belongs to the Bantu language family. Lingala is considered by many to be a very pleasant language to listen to. The 'Listen and Learn' MP3 audio course is a fast way to learn Lingala.

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Basic words and phrases in Lingala

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

Elenge mobali azali makási.
The boy is strong.
Elenge mobali azali goigoî.
The boy is lazy.
Mwana mobali azali moké.
The boy is small.
Mwana mobali azali monéne.
The boy is big.
Basic words and phrases in Lingala
Boyei malamu!
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PDF Workbook in Lingala

PDF Workbook in Lingala

More than 20 pages of exercises in English and Lingala to help you learn the key words and phrases in the language. We suggest printing out the Lingala exercise book and working through the exercises with a pen or pencil. This well proven learning method is a refreshing choice in this digital age. This learn Lingala workbook includes 1000's of words and phrases in Lingala.

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You can learn Lingala in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Lingala in a short time and our nine-step Lingala learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Lingala 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 Lingala.

Lingala learning guide : Step 6

In the previous steps, we taught you ndako (house, a house, the house). You also learned bandako (houses, the houses). In this step, we discuss Lingala demonstrative pronouns so you can form phrases such as ndako oyo and ndako wana (this house, that house). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Lingala and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 7, by clicking the Next Step button (Lingala adjectives).

Speak! Lingala

Speak! Lingala

Learn Lingala now. You'll begin with simple Lingala phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Lingala. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Lingala language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Lingala.

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