(Very) Rough Guides
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Language Primer: Chichewa
Even the least polyglot visitor to Malawi will fall for the charms of Chichewa. Indeed, as the country’s most widely known language...
13 Feb, 19
Language Primer: Enahara
For those whose tastes extend to the linguistic Mozambique Island delivers its own dialectic morsel: Enahara. This vernacular -...
08 Feb, 19
Language Primer: Xangana/Shangana/Changana
As visitors to Maputo will attest, it's useful to know some Xangana/Shangana/Changana. A colourful language and one of Mozambique's...
10 Dec, 18
Bahasa Indonesian Primer: Numbers and Basic Transactions
Bahasa Indonesian is a deceptively simple language. With a nice, friendly bounce, it is easy to learn the basics. Certainly, within a...
22 Nov, 18
Language Primer: Madurese
A Madurese trait, it would seem, is to stay hidden in plain sight. For an island in such a central location - a couple of hours to...
25 Oct, 18
Language Primer: Tetun
Whilst Tetun is not renowned as a major player in the international language stakes, it is symbolic of its mother country, Timor Leste....
13 Aug, 18