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Short Course
Setswana for Beginners/Setswana vir Beginners
Tswana is one of the official languages of North West province, and this course addresses the need of people who would like to learn to communicate in Tswana in everyday situations.

Purpose of the course:

The purpose of the course is to enable participants to communicate in basic conversational Tswana in social and other situations.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
Learning assumed to be in place: 
Participants will typically be adults who have completed their schooling.

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit


Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:
 - Listen to and comprehend a Tswana speaker - Comprehend a Tswana speaker at a basic level
 - Take part in a conversation in basic Tswana  - Take part in a conversation in Tswana at a basic level
- Read and comprehend basic Tswana texts - Answer comprehension questions on a basic Tswana text
 - Comprehend and explain basic aspects of Tswana culture - Explain and appreciate aspects of Tswana culture


Attendance certificate only.
Method of assessment: 
Attendance only.

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
Target group: 
The course is aimed at students, companies and the public at large who would like to learn to communicate in Tswana.
Contact us
Telephone number: 
018 285 2821