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).
Verbs are used to describe actions. A unique feature of Swahili 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 first person singular, most verbs in Swahili use the prefix 'ni-'.
Swahili is a lingua franca of much of East Africa, spoken by upwards of 40 million people. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Swahili would be a great way to make the most of your trip.Get credits
Learn to get by in Swahili with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Swahili, introduce yourself in Swahili and even hold a conversation in Swahili after you have met someone.
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.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words chengo, kitabu and kiti (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Swahili to form chengo, kitabu and kiti (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Swahili to form chengo, kitabu and kiti (the house, the book, the chair). 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 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Swahili).
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