Shona language resources – Language Links Database

Shona /ˈʃoʊnə/ (chiShona) is a Bantu language of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. It is one of the most widely spoken Bantu languages.

More information : Wikipedia

Native to: Zimbabwe, Mozambique

Native speakers: 8.3 million, Shona proper (2000 to 2007)8.80 million Zezuru, Karanga, Korekore (2000)15 million incl. Manyika, Ndau (2000–2006)

Shona Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Shona for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer).
  • - Shona Structure, Grammar & Vocabulary
  • Some Aspects of Shona Structure - PDF

Shona Reading Materials

Shona Dictionaries

Shona Listening and Video Resources

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