Afrikaans resources

A regularly-updated list of language resources to help kickstart your learning journey.

Learn Afrikaans with my video lessons

Apps and courses for learning Afrikaans

Mondly Afrikaans – includes a chatbot where you can practice conversational sentences
Learn Afrikaans with Master Ling – goes up to expert level and includes audio! Supetr good resource.
Afrikaans courses on Memrise
Easy Afrikaans
Clozemaster for intermediate learners
Unofficial Afrikaans course made by someone in the Duolingo Forum.

If you are able to contribute to an official Afrikaans tree on Duolingo, you can sign up on the Duolingo incubator.

Freebie: Most common Afrikaans words PDF

Download the 100 most common Afrikaans words with sentences, made by me just for you!

Explore content in Afrikaans

Maroela Media – South African news in Afrikaans
RSG Radio portal for entertainment, lifestyle, news etc
Oorsprong van Afrikaans (origin of Afrikaans; page in Afrikaans)
Resource list compiled by
Alexander Skryf Afrikaans – A British guy blogging in Afrikaans
A cool poem in both Afrikaans and English
Dutch, Afrikaans and Frisian linguistics portal
VIVA Virtual Institution for Afrikaans

Afrikaans on YouTube

KykNet TV (Afrikaans TV channel)
Katinka Oosthuizen vlogger

Note of caution: I warn against Afrikaanspod101 on YouTube. The person presenting the lessons is not a native speaker and there are quite a few mistakes.

What does Afrikaans sound like?

Magazines and newspapers

Magazines for women
Vrouekeur magazine
Sarie magazine 
Rooi Rose magazine

Other magazines
Facebook page of Idees Tydskrif (for crafts)
Huisgenoot magazine 
Rapport newspaper
Huisgenoot magazine

Afrikaans movie trailers

Pad na jou hart (romance)
Vir Altyd (romance)
Krotoa (history)
Semi soet (romance)

My Afrikaans playlist

Afrikaans Twitter

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