Zulu Readers (Masifunde)

Masifunde Readers:
Masifunde means Let’s Read or Learn. This series of readers is aimed at first additional language learners.
In levels 1-4 each booklet contains short paragraphs, simple questions and a wordlist.
The level of the grammar used increases as the levels go up.
We have not prescribed grades for the books as teachers and or adult learners can decide what is appropriate for themselves.
They are A5 in size.
Take a peek into the lives of our unique characters in the Masifunde reader series.

Masifunde – Level 1 – Umndeni wami (My family)


In this reader you will learn a little bit about Thabiso and each member of his family.

You will then be able to refer to each member of your family in isiZulu.


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Masifunde – Level 1 – Sithengani? (What do we buy?)


This reader will teach you basic phrases that you can use when going to the shops.

You will be able to happily push your trolley and refer to the basic items in isiZulu.


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Masifunde – Level 2 – Ilanga likaThemba (Themba’s Day)


This reader follows a day in the life of Themba. Join him as he wakes up, gets dressed, goes to school, comes home, plays with his toys and then goes back to bed in the evening.


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Masifunde – Level 2 – Uhamba ngani? (How do you travel?)


This reader will teach you how to refer to different modes of transport in isiZulu. It will also teach you how to refer to some of the places you are going to.


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Masifunde – Level 3 – Emtholampilo (At the clinic)


Thando is sick and needs to go to the clinic. As she spends a few days at the clinic she will meet the doctor, get to eat supper in bed and meet a friend in the play area.


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Masifunde – Level 3 – Epulazini (On the farm)


Get out of town and learn about life on the farm. In this reader you will learn about the different animals and equipment found on the farm.


 

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Masifunde – Level 4 – Ekilasini (In the classroom)


This reader will take you through a typical day at school. You will join the children as they learn Maths, use their stationery and play in the playgrounds.


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Masifunde – Level 4 – Izulu lingani? (How is the weather?)


When we run out of things to say we always talk about the weather. This reader will teach you how to refer to the different weather conditions in isiZulu.


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Masifunde – Level 4 – Ngempelasonto (On the weekend)


John really enjoys his weekends. Join him as he shops, goes to see a movie, enjoys some fishing, plays golf, takes his dog for a walk, works out at the gym and visits the zoo.


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Masifunde – Level 4 – UTommy ugibela ibhasi (Tommy rides the bus)


Join Tommy as he takes his first ride on a big, noisy bus. See who he meets along the way and how he enjoys his experience.


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