Available courses

This is a drama in a traditional setting the theme of which centers around the age-old Xhosa tradition of the parents choosing the bride for their son.  This the parents do for their son Gugulethu, against his will.  The drama is about the consequences of this choice.

This interactive course is divided into a Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced section and covers 24 everyday topics presented in the form of :

  • 84 short videos totaling more than 6 hours of viewing;
  • Approximately 1100 audio flash cards  providing 92 minutes of playing time;
  • 29 quizzes set to an 80% required pass mark each requiring approximately 30 minutes to complete

Certificates of Completion are awarded at the end of each section if the pass mark prerequisite is met. EACH SECTION SHOULD TAKE YOU APPROXIMATELY 60 HOURS TO COMPLETE

Everyday conversation ideally functions as a prelude to context-specific modules, i.e Pharmacy, Primary Health Care, Psychology, Journalism, Education, Law, Local Government, etc.

This course is presented in the form of:

  • 17 school-related topics.
  • 38 short videos representing more than 3 hours of viewing.
  • 936 audio phrase cards providing 80 minutes of playing time
  • 18 quizzes set to a required pass mark of 80%, each requiring approximately 30 minutes to complete

You will receive a Certificate of Completion if you meet the quiz prerequisite mark. THIS PROGRAMME SHOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY 100 HOURS TO COMPLETE.

There are also 110 report card comments in isiXhosa.


This course is presented in the form of:

  • 13 pharmacy-related topics.
  • 25 short videos representing 90 minutes of viewing.
  • 17 quizzes set to a required pass mark of 80%, each taking approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • 650 audio phrase cards, providing more than 50 minutes of playing time

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if pass mark prerequisite is met. THIS COURSE SHOULD TAKE ABOUT 80 HOURS TO COMPLETE.


Ideally a learner embarking on this course should at least have completed the beginners Everyday Conversation course.

This programme for those in the health-care professions, is presented in the form of:

  • 10 health-care related topics.
  • 19 short videos totaling approximately 90 minutes of viewing.
  • 15 quizzes set to a prerequisite pass mark of 80%.
  • 720 audio phrase cards.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if the prerequisite pass mark is attained in the course total.

This course is presented in the form of:

  • 15 nursing-related topics.
  • 36 videos totalling 2 hours of viewing.
  • 700 audio phrase cards.
  • 19 quizzes set to a pass mark of 80%.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if the required pass mark is attained.

This course is presented in the form of:

  • 9 physiotherapy-related topics.
  • 15 short explanatory videos representing about 70 minutes of viewing.
  • 555 audio phrase cards.
  •  12 quizzes set to a required pass mark of 80%.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if the prerequisite pass mark is attained.


This is for you, the visitor to the Eastern Cape - all the phrases you will need to communicate

The nuts and bolts of isiXhosa explained to you in a simple, easy-to-understand manner.
This course is presented in the form of:

  • 6 language-related topics.
  • 51 videos representing more than 5 hours of viewing.
  • 36 quizzes set to a required pass mark of 80%

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if the above prerequisite is met.

The first section is now complete. 

This is a short course designed to give you the basics of everyday conversation as a newcomer