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The Children Teach us Setswana in Memory of Youth Day

15 Jun 2017

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Celebrating South African Youth Day

The 16th June marks the day of the Soweto Uprising in South Africa in 1976. A series of protests, led by high-school children from numerous Sowetan schools, against the introduction of Afrikaans into their school system. This day is now celebrated as Youth Day to remember those who died on that day. 
The high-school children in Mafikeng have marked this occasion by preparing some notes to teach us their language, Setswana. 
First is your greetings. Dumela. Hello.
 Then comes family members ...

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Now the Days, the Months and Time...

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Don't forget counting... Nngwe , pedi , tharo , nne...

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Finally we have parts of your house...

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We'd love to know how your Setswana studies go and maybe one day if you visit us we can practice some more?!
 
Feel free you leave a message below for the children if you wish... or email matt@sosafrica.com and he will pass on your message.

 

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