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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Do you know where Zimbabwe is?

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Zimbabwe is a landlocked African country located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia and is slightly larger than the USA State of Montana.

Do you know where Zimbabwe is?



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Zimbabwe is a landlocked African country located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia and is slightly larger than the USA State of Montana.

Zimbabwe is a landlocked African country located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and ZambiaLanguages spoken in Zimbabwe are English which is the official language, Shona, Sindebele (Ndebele) and, numerous tribal dialects.

Shona is a Bantu language, native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe and southern Zambia. Shona is spoken by over 10 million people. Shona has many dialects the major ones are Karanga, Manyika, and Zezuru.

The actual pronunciation of the characters in the Shona language depends upon the dialect.  Shona has a highly established written language however; it is not the general medium of instruction beyond primary school. English is used as a lingua franca in the countries in which Shona is spoken.

Shona Phrases:
Welcome- Mauya
Thank you- Waita zvako
I love you- Ndinokuda
Chokwadiǃ- Is that right?
Yaa- Yes
Ee Yebo- Hello


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