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Welkom/Welcome

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GA animatedWelcome language enthusiasts!

Welcome to the Gesellig Afrikaans site where we offer Afrikaans and Dutch short courses to anyone interested in acquiring conversational skills in any of these languages. 

The courses are structured in such a way as to give students a broad overview of Afrikaans or Dutch as a foreign language within 20 weeks.


To learn more about the different courses, please consult the relevant information section. 


Students interested in enrolling, should be aware of the following: 

  • This online course requires you to have internet access to complete weekly activities.  
  • Buying or acquiring a bilingual dictionary of Afrikaans or a bilingual dictionary of Dutch is necessary to complete vocabulary activities. 
  • You need to be able to upload audio files and make recordings. 
  • You have to complete the course and formal assessment within 20 weeks after enrolment.

 

To register, please consult the 'how to register' section. 


For more information, please feel free to contact geselligafrikaans@gmail.com.

BELANGRIKE AANKONDIGING (NOV 2021) / Important announcement (NOV 2021)

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Inskrywings vir Gesellig Afrikaans en Nederlands leren spreken /  Enrollments for Gesellig Afrikaans and Nederlands leren spreken

Nuwe studente skryf jaarliks tussen Januarie en 15 Junie in en moet die weeklikse (trapsgewyse) assesserings voltooi in ’n minimum van 14 – 20 weke en wel voor 15 November jaarliks. Die kursus en studente word einde November  geargiveer met die oog op ’n nuwe inname die daaropvolgende jaar.

Stuur gerus 'n e-pos aan geselligafr@ufs.ac.za vir meer inligting..


New students annually enrol from January till 15 June. The weekly assessments must be completed within a minimum of 14 – 20 weeks before 30 November every year as the course and participants' information are archived every December in view of the following year's new enrollments.

Please send an e-mail to geselligafr@ufs.ac.za for more information.

Dutch for beginners

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Nederlands taalverwerving voor Zuid Afrikane: Nederlands leren spreken
 
Nederlands taalverwerwing vir Suid-Afrikaners: Leer Nederlands praat
 
Dutch language acquisition for South Africans: Learn to speak Dutch


Hierdie kursus is saamgestel vir Suid-Afrikaners met ‘n voorkennis van Afrikaans wat wil leer Nederlands praat. Die Afrikaanse teks, gevolg deur die Nederlandse en Engelse tekts, word deurlopend gegee. 

Basiese grammatika word aangeleer deur middel van uittreksels uit tekste oor toeriste-inligting oor België en Nederland. Verskeie aktiwiteite word ingespan om taalreëls, uitspraak en woordeskat vas te lê. 


Course manual    Nederlands kursushandleiding - Afrikaans version | English version | Dutch version


Raadpleeg die handleiding vir meer inligting oor die kursus. 


COSTS AND APPLICATION


Please complete the relevant application form if you are interested in enrolling for these courses.


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The total cost of the online course is ZAR3 000.   

Students will receive an invoice after application. The payment details and reference number will appear on the invoice and will be valid for 30 days.

After proof of payment has been received via e-mail, the course content will be opened by the administrator. The student will receive a notification informing them that the course has started and will be available for 20 weeks from the date of activation.


Afrikaans for beginners

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Gesellig Afrikaans 1 (basic course) is aimed at students 16 years and older with no prior knowledge and/or exposure to Afrikaans. The basic course (Gesellig Afrikaans 1) focuses on vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills and basic Afrikaans communication. The basic course can give you access to the advanced course (Gesellig Afrikaans 2).


  Download the Course Manual for Gesellig Afrikaans 1


Gesellig Afrikaans 2 (advanced course) is aimed at students 16 years and older with passive prior knowledge of Afrikaans as a foreign language (such as completing the basic course, Gesellig Afrikaans 1). This is not aimed at learners/students who were enrolled for Afrikaans as a school subject (either first or second additional language) in their final school year.


  Download the Course Manual for Gesellig Afrikaans 2 



    


COSTS AND APPLICATION


Please complete the relevant application form if you are interested in enrolling for these courses.


QeyDppSlP_3T9NISdAZc1RcqwQs9Jt9w-YSUqEaKClick here to access the registration form
 


The total cost of the online course is ZAR3 000.   

Students will receive an invoice after application. The payment details and reference number will appear on the invoice and will be valid for 30 days.

After proof of payment has been received via e-mail, the course content will be opened by the administrator. The student will receive a notification informing them that the course has started and will be available for 20 weeks from the date of activation.