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In just five minutes a day, you will learn Swahili through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and playful lessons. You focus on the part of Swahili that matters most — words. It’s effective, fun and free.

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Drops is the most popular and the best way to learn Swahili on the go.

Language learning made easy. Have you always wanted to learn another language but felt you never had enough time, or patience. Or you’ve tried and given up? Well, it’s time to try again with Drops--a fun, new way to finally learn that language you always wanted to master: the Swahili language.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn Swahili through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. You focus on the part of Swahili that matters most -- words. It’s effective, fun and free.

How Drops can help you learn Swahili online:

  • Learn hundreds of Swahili words with Drops
  • Drops helps to create memorable visual associations with new words
  • Drops helps you to practice your vocabulary and review the words you’ve learned
  • Start with just five minutes a day and build a language learning habit

Let Drops Help You Stay Motivated to Learn Swahili

Instant feedback on your language progress

Instant feedback
Never wonder whether you’ve answered correctly. Why work with boring, old textbooks where you have to flip to the back to know whether or not you’re getting it right? Drops offers you immediate corrections so there’s no guesswork.

Study anywhere, anytime

How to study Swahili anywhere, anytime
Take Drops with you with our mobile app available for iOS and Android so you can learn Swahili online and offline too!

Personalized language learning experience

Personalized learning experience
Drops offers learners many well-curated Swahili word lists that you can customize to fit your learning needs. Choose which words you want to learn so that you spend your Swahili study time on the material that matters most.

Language learning stats

Stay motivated with learning stats
At the end of each Swahili learning session, you get detailed statistics on your progress.

Wondering how to learn Swahili?

Swahili is very different from other languages, but there are some aspects of the language that make it easier than others. There are many recommended ways to learn Swahili.

Become familiar with the Swahili alphabet:

    Swahili uses the Latin alphabet.

Tackle Swahili grammar:

    Swahili grammar is the perfect challenge for grammar lovers.

Listen to lots of Swahili audio:

    Use Drops’ Premium listening test feature to test your listening comprehension.

About Swahili

Swahili, known as Kiswahili is a Bantu language spoken by the Swahili people. It’s a lingua franca for the African Great Lakes and is spoken in many other parts of Africa including Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Kenya. It’s estimated that there are somewhere between 50 to 100 million native speakers of Swahili.

Learning Swahili with Drops

Focus on the most important part of your new language

How to learn Swahili? Focus on the most important part of the language -- words. Words are the building blocks to your new language skill. With Drops, you get to spend time with what matters most.

Curated word lists

Word lists you just won’t find anywhere else. We’ve worked with a team of experienced language learners to curate word lists on a diverse range of topics. The wordlists we’ve put together are highly relevant, and you won’t find them anywhere else.

High quality audio

High-quality audio. Robotic, artificial voices or poor audio recordings just don’t cut it when you’re working on listening comprehension. That’s why we make sure that every word comes with crisp, clear and high-quality audio.

Short, focused language learning sessions

Short, focused learning sessions. With Drops, you work on your new language in short, five minute learning sessions. It’s perfect for busy learners and a simple way to make language learning a part of your day.

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