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Note: All prices quoted in US dollars and include cultural lessons as well as a field trip to put your Swahili into action!


1.Group Courses 2018

Dar es Salaam



What: Beginners, Intermediate and Super Intensive

Address: Macho Road, Msasani (opposite CCBRT)

Duration: 6 weeks weekend, evening and super intensive course. 8 weeks evening course, 2 weeks introductory beginners course

Cost: Week end course $240, evening course $270, lunch time course $260,2 weeks course $300, Super Intensive course $1200



What: Beginners, Advanced Beginners and Intermediate

Address: Terrace Restaurant

Time: 8.30am to 12.30 noon

Duration: 3 weeks beginner, 2 weeks advanced beginners and intermediate.

Days: Monday to Friday

Cost:  beginner $365, Advance beginner $250,Intermediate $255

Books and CDs: $60



What: Beginner and Intermediate

Address: Ohio Street , NMB House

Time: 1.5 hours, 6 different start

times:7.00am, 9.00am, 11.00am,

12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm

Duration: 4 weeks

Days: Monday to Friday

Cost: $250

Books and CDs: $60



What: Beginner intensive

Address: Kilwa Road (next to JKT, behind National Stadium)

Time: 8.30am to 12.30pm

Duration: 4 weeks

Days: Monday to Friday

Cost: $685

Books and CDs: $60



Address: Sea View Road (near to Aga Khan hospital)


What: Beginner evening

Time: 5pm to 6.30pm

Duration: 8 weeks

Days: Monday to Friday

Cost: $250

Books and CDs: $60



Course Dates




What:Super intensive language and culture 1st 3 weeks Beginner, 2nd two weeks Intermediate and last week advanced.

Address: Neema Craft Building

Time: 8.30 to 4.00pm

Duration: 6 weeks

Days: Monday to Friday

Cost: $1200 Books and CD $120


'' If you want to be a Swahili speaker this is the course to join!''


Course Dates






What: Beginner, Intermediate and Advance

Address: Old Dispensary Building

Time: 8.30 am to 12.30 noon

Duration: 2 weeks Cost $355, 4 weeks Cost $695

Days: Monday to Friday

Books ad CD $60


Course Dates



               2.   Weekend Courses

Weekend courses run at our centres. These are from 10am to 12am on both Saturday and Sunday for 6 weeks and cost $240.



              3.    Individual / Tailor Made Courses

 We can arrange courses to suit all your needs and objectives and offer the lessons at our Centers or at a location convenient for you.


              1 student   - $15 per hour per person

              2 students - $10 per hour per person

              3 students - $8 per hour per person

              4 students - $7 per hour per person

              5 students - $6 per hour per person




Payment can be made at the following centres:

  • Msasani Centre
  • Iringa Centre
  • Zanzibar Centre
  • Salvation Army Hostel


Alternatively, our UK or Tanzanian bank details can be provided on request to make a bank transfer.


We ask for a 60% deposit to confirm a place on a course.


What discounts are available?

We offer group discounts for enrolling 5+ people and have favourable rates for volunteers, missionaries, students doing research etc. We also offer discounts to students booking two or more courses at the same time.


What is the refund policy?

We're confident that all students will love our courses but do offer the  guarantee of your money back should you not be satisfied after two days of the course. 

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