Fundamentals of Kinyarwanda: a Language Learning Course $99.64
A textbook of intermediate to advanced coursework
Speakrwanda’s Fundamentals of Kinyarwanda is a language learning course book that offers English speakers an opportunity to speak, read and write Kinyarwanda, the native language of Rwanda. For the first time, English speakers with a high commitment to Rwanda have a valuable resource to prepare them to develop fluency in Kinyarwanda.
This textbook presents the fundamentals of Kinyarwanda grammar and sentence composition that any serious student of Kinyarwanda must master in order to develop fluency.
Kinyarwanda Phrasebook $22.95
Speak Rwanda: the essential pocket guide to Kinyarwanda for communication, travel, and health.
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Speak Rwanda is a comprehensive pocket guide and Kinyarwanda dictionary, designed for English speakers who want to learn and use Kinyarwanda for work or tourism. Created for both travelers and aid workers, Speak Rwanda offers cultural insights, historical information and all the vocabulary and language notes you’ll need to get around, make friends, do meaningful work and demonstrate respect for the local people and customs. This essential pocket guide features:
- An easy-to-navigate format
- A clear and intuitive pronunciation guide
- A two-way English and Kinyarwanda dictionary for aiding in your communications
- Tips on religion, customs and body language
- Special sections on working with children
Speak Rwanda Basic $24.99
10 short Kinyarwanda lessons for first time or new-to-Rwanda travelers
Speak Rwanda Basic is a set of easy-to-learn mp3 audio lessons and pdf guide that teaches basic Kinyarwanda phrases. There are 10 lessons in the download, each approximately 15 minutes in length. You can learn more than 80 phrases if you study all of the lessons. Phrase topics include general greetings, food, shopping, church, medical, getting around and more.
Listen to an audio sample
Tryout Lesson One (Greetings)
Rwanda Rhythms CD $14.99
A compilation of Rwandan Musicians-gospel music sung in Kinyarwanda
Speak Rwanda is introducing eight wonderful young Rwandan musicians to the world, who sing Rwandan gospel and traditional music. The purpose of producing Rwanda Rhythms is to provide high quality music to the world of Rwanda lovers, as well as to help these artists earn money from their songs and grow the music industry in Rwanda.
Read more about Rwanda Rhythms on the music page.
-Download the song lyric translations
-Listen to album previews
Flash Cards: Kinyarwanda Basic Vocabulary $7.99 (download & print only)
200 words to practice every day
The Kinyarwanda Basic Vocabulary is a downloadable pdf document that you print yourself. The flash card document contains 200 basic Kinyarwanda vocabulary words with English translations that will print on the back of the flash card. The list of words includes nouns, verbs, (infinitive form), adjectives, and question words, such as who, where ect.
The pdf flash card document if formatted to print on perforated business card paper that can be purchased at office supply stores, or the flash cards can be printed on regular 8 by10 plain paper and cut with scissors or a paper cutter.
(For printing instructions download the Word document here)
Translation Services for Kinyarwanda
From Kinyarwanda to English, or English to Kinyarwanda
Speakrwanda offers translation services from Kinyarwanda to English, or English to Kinyarwanda.
If you need translation services, please email email@example.com and describe your project, and email images of the documents if possible. We charge $35 per hour, and we can give you an estimate of total hours once we see the materials. We require an advance deposit of 50%, based on our estimate of total hours for the project.
We can usually turn around a small translation project within 1-2 days. Our translations are not “official” for legal purposes of the Rwandan government. But we can provide excellent, quick translations for your project.