Sotho Adult Classes

Children and adolescents learn language almost as easily as they learn to walk. Their rapidly developing little brains absorb words and concepts like sponges. However, adults experience considerably more difficulty learning a second or third language because they have trouble thinking and composing in their “other” language; they typically must translate before they speak or…

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The Value of Learning Sotho

Sotho, the original language of the African nation and one of the eleven official languages of South Africa, may serve as the unofficial international language of the southern African continent. Four million South Africans claim Sotho as their primary language and as many as five million more identify Sotho as their second or third language.…

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Tswana Classes Benefit Business Leaders

Dedicated professionals recognize the benefits of continuing education. Advanced classes build their knowledge of strategies, tactics, and innovations giving them competitive advantage over their peers. In addition to professional growth classes, forward thinking business leaders ought to consider enrolling in Tswana classes. One of South Africa’s most prominent languages, and considerably easier to learn than…

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Learn Tswana for the workplace

Tswana, one of South Africa’s eleven official languages, is a language written in a Latin alphabet. Native speakers of English find it easier to learn Tswana than other African tongues because they already understand the letters and sounds. “Cognates,” easily recognizable words imported into Tswana from English, French, German, and Dutch, also make it easier…

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Education Gap Threatens South African Progress

In most industrialized nations, divisions among social classes show not only in wide disparities between incomes, but also in significant differences between levels of education. And, in most industrialized nations, increases in educational achievement yield gains in income and social standing. In South Africa, an education gap threatens the nation’s bold experiment in multi-cultural democracy.…

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HIV awareness

Public health officials estimate one in four adult South Africans realistically can claim “comprehensive HIV awareness.” Only a quarter of South Africans have working knowledge of how the disease affects the body, how it spreads, how to recognize its symptoms, and what to do in case of exposure. Comprehensive HIV awareness includes the ability to…

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Teaching Adults

As in all the helping professions, the finest educators feel a calling to their work. Certainly, no one ever would do it for the money. The best teachers feel called to teaching and their consciences drive them to teach with all their hearts, minds, and spirits. Teaching provides a special joy other educators seldom share.…

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