Sesotho Basic

About this programme:

This programme is designed to equip you with the basic knowledge and understanding of Sesotho, in order to learn another language. It will provide you with a sound basic understanding of the Sesotho language and culture and enable you to speak and read with confidence and good pronunciation. The programme will equip you with the necessary communicative competencies in Sesotho at a basic level.

How you will benefit:

  • Achieve an understanding of Sesotho culture and heritage as a nation
  • Acquire more in depth knowledge and understanding of Sesotho language
  • Acquire necessary language information required to communicate with Sesotho speakers
  • Achieve an appropriate level of language proficiency in Sesotho
  • Read short passages with understanding
  • Pronounce Sesotho words including Sesotho people’s names and surnames

Key focus areas:

  • Introduction to Sesotho (Culture, heritage, context)
  • Conversational Sesotho (including themes and basic phrases)
  • Spoken Sesotho (including practical conversational skills)
  • Reading and Writing Sesotho (including short written text and pronunciation)

Who should attend:

Individuals across all sectors and communities in South Africa and
Lesotho who wish to improve their Sesotho language skills

Entrance requirements:

No prior learning or experience is required


3 weeks online (interactive sessions with facilitators)

* This programme is only available for a full cohort of a minimum of 20 delegates

Date(s) Programme Fee
Available on Request The programme fee will be determined based on the requirements
Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning