Zulu and Xhosa Resources

If you haven’t already fallen in love with IsiZulu and IsiXhosa, now is the time to give it your all! According to census data from 2011, Zulu is the most widely spoken language in our country with 11.6 million speakers. This is followed by Xhosa with 8.15 million speakers.
You will find these resources great for introducing young learners to these languages. Keeping the languages visual will also certainly help in motivating them and increases the excitement of learning new sounds.
So, we hope that you will find this selection of resources helpful. Your kids will be singing along to Miriam Makeba’s The Click Song in no time!
Please note: We need resources in all SA languages, so please upload!

IsiZulu Shapes, Poster and Spring Themed Shape Cards

This resource is made up of a shapes poster, 10 sunflower shape cards and 10 shape cards. Under each shape is the IsiZulu word for the shape.
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Family Members

Learn the names of family members in IsiZulu with these cute cards. They are perfect for First Additional Language learners.
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IsiZulu Fruit and Vegetables Posters

This resource is made up of two posters. One is a fruit poster and the other is a vegetable poster. There are pictures of different fruits and vegetables with the isiZulu words under each picture.
These posters can be printed A4 or A3.
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IsiXhosa Numbers

Learn IsiXhosa numbers 1 – 20 with this easy to follow poster.
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This product includes:

  • Editable pronouns worksheets
  • An explanation of possessive, demonstrative and personal pronouns
  • A comparison between English and isiXhosa for First Additional Language speakers.
  • 5 different types of accuracy activities to test learners’ understanding.

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Days of the week

The days of the week are in English, IsiXhosa and Afrikaans. There are seven A4 Posters in PDF format.
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