Learn South Africa’s indigenous languages - isiNdedele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, SiSwati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga.

Ideal for beginners. The Language Collective app helps you build your vocabulary in a few minutes every day with words and phrases pronounced by first language speakers. Lessons, quizzes and tests have been designed to challenge you.

Contains over 100 lessons, so you can master the basic vocabulary in a few minutes a day. Lessons contain a few practical words or phrases, so you can fit learning a new language into your busy schedule. Click the sound button as many times as you need, to hear the correct pronunciation from native speakers.

• Choose between 9 indigenous languages.
• Over 100 lessons, tailored to help you have basic conversations from greeting to shopping.
• Click the sound button to hear the correct pronunciation of words and phrases from native speakers. Repeat as many times as you need to get your own pronunciation right.
• Each lesson contains a few words plus a phrase to help you see how words from the lessons are used in practice.
• Repeat lessons as many times as you like.
• You decide how much time to spend on each lesson.
• Browse the lesson overview for quick revision, to keep the words you’re learning fresh in your mind.
• The library feature allows you to browse all words and phrases from all the lessons.
• Do the Quiz at the end of each lesson to track your progress.
• Get reminders so you won’t forget to practice.

Learn practical words and phrases to help you master the basics.

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What’s New

Version 1.4

Fixed stability issues

Ratings and Reviews

2.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

jonanhi ,

Sound issues

Please fix sound issues and also some words are matched wrong

BenGobleSA ,

Very Good

I’ve been using this for a few weeks and it’s really helpful. The breakdown of lessons is great to learn small chunks of the language at a time.

Jennauckdbdn162737 ,


This app took my money and now it logged me out and won’t let me back in!! I paid for 2 languages to learn (R120) and now that money is gone.


Deirdre Steeneveldt
85 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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In-App Purchases
  1. Language Sepedi R59.99
  2. Language isiNdebele R59.99
  3. Language isiXhosa R59.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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