https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NeoNeko77

Why Swahili?

My Mum learned this language along with German from a German missionary. I think the language sounds cool but I don't have much use for it. Why are you learning it?

June 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex50828

I learn it, because I fell in love with Uganda. I know not all of the people in Uganda speak Swahili and in the region I lived, they spoke mostly Luganda. But Luganda is not available so I decided to learn at least Swahili :)

June 19, 2019

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

I spent a wonderful holiday in the south of Tanzania, but it was nearly impossible to really connect to people. So I decided to learn Swahili a bit and then come back. This year I visited Kenya and could at least greet people properly and order coffee in Swahili, which is appreciated very much. I even gave my first speech in Swahili, to thank people in a Samburu village for their hospitality. I just go on learning. Swahili is a beautiful and rich language and definitely not easy to learn. If you love the eastern part of Africa, learning Swahili is your best option I think. No chance to learn all languages spoken in the various tribes.

June 22, 2019

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

I am learning it in hopes to travel to the region in the future! Hopefully by that time the East African Federation is a thing, and what a beautiful thing that would be.

June 17, 2019

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

I'm working for a nonprofit this summer where most of my kids are refugees, and I think it is a good gesture to take interest in their language and culture.. it also really helps talking to parents. I'm excited to learn!

June 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/James853605

I'm part of a Lutheran congregation of refugees in the Clarkston, GA area. Most of our people originate from Democratic Republic of Congo. My congregation mostly speaks Swahili, French and vilugha vingine vingi.

June 26, 2019
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