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"Mkuu wa shule ni Mmarekani"

Translation:The head of the school is American

September 17, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhilKing2

In British English too, it should be 'head of the school'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bookwolf

All the sentences in this lesson that use "mkuu wa shule" always translate as "a/the head of school". This seems unnatural to my (American) English. We would probably say "a / the head of the school" or "principal". I suppose it could also be headmaster, or head teacher.

But I'm not sure - maybe in Tanzania, "head of school" is the common English translation, just like "principal" is probably most common in the USA.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helen776701

I am not sure why we comment as nothing happens as a result


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pablopublico

What about "School's headmaster is American"?

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