Xhosa Phrases language tutor

Xhosa Phrases language tutor


Xhosa Phrases is a simple yet useful and completely free Android app that plays about forty frequently used Xhosa (or isiXhosa) conversational phrases with their English translations on your Android phone. If you master these phrases, you should be able to delight and “click” with Xhosa speakers. The app cycles (random/sequentially) through the various phrases, and you can lengthen the pauses inbetween sentences in case you want to practice them out loud or need more time. You can switch off the English translations so that you can just listen to the Xhosa phrases playing back, if you are commuting or waiting to see the bank manager! Also options for repeat/single play; long/short pauses and random/sequential play.
This app was built in the interest of getting South Africans to talk to each other but can be used by anyone interested in learning some basic Xhosa phrases. Compact. Easy-to-use. This app was developed by the University of Cape Town’s Samsung Mobile Innovation Lab as a collaboration between Tessa Dowling, African Languages and Jean-Paul Van Belle from the Information Systems Department. Also available in four other South African languages. XhosaPhrases2 has more fun phrases for you to master with just a tap of your cell! Find all our apps on: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Information+Systems+Dept+-+University+of+Cape+Town.
Specs: Small download using minimal bandwidth and memory. Should work on all Android versions but tested from 2.2 upwards. Aimed primarily at mobile (cell) phones but works on tablets too.
Keywords: Xhosa - isiXhosa - language tutor - translation - South Africa

Recent changes:
Slightly more response buttons. Fixed flag.
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About Xhosa Phrases language tutor
Xhosa Phrases is a simple yet useful and completely free Android app that plays about forty frequently used Xhosa (or isiXhosa) conversational phrases with their English translations on your Android phone. If you master these phrases, you should be able to delight and “click” with Xhosa speakers. The app cycles (random/sequentially) through the various phrases, and you can lengthen the pauses inbetween sentences in case you want to practice them out loud or need more time. You can switch off the English translations so that you can just listen to the Xhosa phrases playing back, if you are commuting or waiting to see the bank manager! Also options for repeat/single play; long/short pauses and random/sequential play.
This app was built in the interest of getting South Africans to talk to each other but can be used by anyone interested in learning some basic Xhosa phrases. Compact. Easy-to-use. This app was developed by the University of Cape Town’s Samsung Mobile Innovation Lab as a collaboration between Tessa Dowling, African Languages and Jean-Paul Van Belle from the Information Systems Department. Also available in four other South African languages. XhosaPhrases2 has more fun phrases for you to master with just a tap of your cell! Find all our apps on: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Information+Systems+Dept+-+University+of+Cape+Town.
Specs: Small download using minimal bandwidth and memory. Should work on all Android versions but tested from 2.2 upwards. Aimed primarily at mobile (cell) phones but works on tablets too.
Keywords: Xhosa - isiXhosa - language tutor - translation - South Africa

Recent changes:
Slightly more response buttons. Fixed flag.

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A Google User
Jul 13, 2014
More apps like this please
A Google User
Jun 26, 2014
Molo Thank you for your efforts its fun to use. Would like to see some more phases and index as one can not go quickly to what you may need.
A Google User
May 27, 2014
Dis is gud 4 emntweni ongasaziyo isixhosa,,,thnx guys i wish gud can give u power 2 do more thingz about xhosa langauge
A Google User
May 16, 2014
Needs more phrases
A Google User
Apr 14, 2014
I love Like laweyi yakwa xhosa tshini kee