Welcome to the exercises related to Lesson 2.
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Where do you live?
How would you respond to: (Assume for these questions that your name is Sipho Tshabala and that you're a doctor who works at Johannesburg Hospital, in Johannesburg. But you come from Durban.)
Wena uphuma kuphi?
(Mina) ngiphuma eThekwini.
Fill in the missing letters.
Spot the error.
Yena nihlala ePitoli.
ni doesn't agree with Yena. It should be Yena uyahlala.
Professions and Places
Translate the following Zulu sentences into English:
Translate the following English sentences into Zulu:
My husband is a repairman.
Where do you come from?
Wena uphumaphi/ uphuma kuphi?
Odd one out:
Which one of the following is not in Europe: iJalimani; iNgilandi; iSpeyini; iMelika; iFlansi.
Which country does not speak English: iNingizimu Afrika; iNgilandi; iSpeyini; iMelika; iZimbabwe.
Fill in the blanks
Spot the error. Fill in the blanks
Nina siphuma kuphi?
si should be ni as it agrees with Nina.
Try translating the following dialogue:
uNjabulo: Yebo sawubona mfana. Unjani?
Njabulo: . Hello boy! How are you?
uSipho: Ngiyaphila, Wena unjani?
Sipho: I'm alive, how are you?
uNjabulo: Nami ngikhona. Ngubani igama lakho?
Njabulo: I'm here too. What is your name?
uSipho: Igama lami nguSipho, ubaba ungubani?
Sipho: My name is Sipho, Who is father?
uNjabulo: NginguNjabulo, ngiyajabula ukukwazi.
Njabulo: I'm Njabulo. I'm pleased to meet you.
uSipho: Nami, ngiyajabula ukukwazi!
Sipho: Me also, I'm happy to meet you!
Njabulo: Where do you stay?
uSipho: Ngihlala eGoli. Wena uhlala kuphi?
Sipho: I stay in Johannesburg. Where do you stay?
uNjabulo: Mina ngihlala eSoweto futhi wena uphuma kuphi?
Njabulo: I stay in Soweto also where do you come from?
uSipho: Mina ngiphuma khona eGoli.
Sipho: I come from here Johannesburg.
uNjabulo: Ngiphuma eThekwini. Sala kahle!
Njabulo: I come from Durban. Stay well!
- If you would like, review this lesson: Lesson 2
- Otherwise, continue to the next lesson: Lesson 3