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UBuntu Bridge gets you speaking isiXhosa, having fun, overcoming obstacles and becoming more connected to the world of AmaXhosa!

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We have four levels of Xhosa, each with 8 lessons (weeks). You can sign up for one or for as many as you want, in your own time or guided and facilitated over four semesters of 8 weeks. Just choose the package to suit you!

Level 1

Are you a total newbie in learning Xhosa, or has it been ages since Miss Gwavu in high school?

Then our super intswempu (awesome) Xhosa beginners course is for you. It covers all the most practical essentials of grammar and vocab, using and learning only what is immediately needed in conversations. We teach you how to say it and when to say it. 

Just choose your preferred package, or even better become a member and you get massive discounts and bonuses.

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Level 2

Who are you, really?  Where do you live?  What do you do? Facebook knows, but not in Xhosa. 

Join Level 2 to dramatically improve your speaking confidence! Focussing purely on practical application of new content learnt. Practicing isiXhosa Qha! New conversationally useful content each week over 8 weeks.

Just choose your preferred package.

Or even better become a member and you get massive discounts and bonuses.

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Level 3

Life too tense?  Well, in this course we keep the focus on the past, the PRESENT and the future!

This is for anyone who has done the Level 1 & 2 course with us and wants to continue with their learning with a great community of learners and teachers. 

Improve your confidence in conversational flow!
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Just choose your preferred package, or even better become a member and you get massive discounts and bonuses.

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Level 4

Still a classist?  Or are you ready to get Marxist with them noun classes?  Nouns demand equality!  Phantsi MaVerbs phantsi!

This level takes your Xhosa to an impressive level where you can conjugate the nouns in many different ways.

We focus on practical learning and application that makes the most of your time and learning efforts!

Choose your package and come get stuck in! 

This is where the real fun begins! 

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Choose your Package

Choose the most suitable package for you: AmaBareBones (Self-Study), AmaZoomZoom (Supported) AmaCoach (Coached)



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Online Course Access

8 lessons walking you through the absolute basics for beginners to a confident speaking ability!

Includes Lectures/Videos/Replays

Audio Materials & Downloadable mp3s

Printable PDF Downloads & Worksheets

Learner Support Groups

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All the content and support from  AmaBareBones package PLUS:

8 x weekly Zoom Focus sessions with a mother-tongue tutor

Choosing from flexible available slots, each week

Small groups, for focussed short sessions

Practicing live with our mother-tongue facilitators

The best way to learn Xhosa!

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All the content and support from AmaBareBones package PLUS:

Community Practise Schedule


45 Mins of Weekly 1 on 1 time with a mother-tongue tutor, keeping you on track

PLUS Masterclass sessions with Craig Makhosi

Individual Attention at your own pace.  

Limited spaces available!

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"I just want to say thank you for a wonderful experience on this course! I have loved it!"

Nicky D, South Africa
Level 1 Student, May 2020

"Enkosi for creating this online course (Level 1), ndithanda ukufunda isiXhosa! The self study+ zoom call format is helpful and I'm glad we have a Whatsapp support group because it makes the online learning feel more like a community. And Deon - thank you for teaching us in the zoom sessions, you are so patient and friendly with us. Ndiyabulela!"

Sophie B, USA
Level 1 Student, May 2020

"I have really been enjoying Level 1! This is the first online course I have signed up for and I think it is really excellent. The weekly Zoom conversations hold me accountable to make sure I have gone through all the material, and I really feel like I am making practical progress. Deon is a legend."

Samantha B, South Africa
Level 1 Student, June 2020

"Hey I just wanted to say enkosi kakhulu for tonight's lesson. I have learned a dozen or so languages while living and working around the world and your teaching style and platform is amazing! It's making my lockdown bearable, can't wait for the next lesson, and now I want to learn Zulu too!"

Iona B, South Africa
Level 1 Student, May 2020

"It is fab. I am loving it. The pace is great, the materials are excellent and I really like the ethos of nation-building that runs through it. Ndiyabulela."

Gail K, South Africa
Level 1 Student, August 2020


Craig Makhosi
Founder of UBuntu Bridge, and adult learner of Xhosa

UB Tutor Team
Our team of trained Mother tongue teachers and tutors

Downloadable Content

Included in the course packages are our
E-BOOK and AUDIO for download! Also learn quick and easy wherever you are on your smartphone with the Kajabi APP! 

Sneak Peak into the UB Community

If you become a member you access all of the level courses, at incredible rates to keep your learning sustainable. Why?  So that we can build our learning community, make it more affordable for you to commit, and grow together with more tutors, more learning options and more content. Join us and help build a new community, a new culture, a new South Africa. Our membership is currently closed for new members, but you become eligible when completing a course.


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