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Bemba Lesson 27: Emergencies

Emergency Bemba Phrases

Bemba Phrases to Use in Emergencies.In this lesson you will learn some phrases that will come in handy in emergency situations. It will help you to understand what someone may be trying to communicate to you in an emergency. It can also prepare you to communicate in Bemba when you are faced with an emergency. If…

Bemba Lesson 26: Human Anatomy

Human_Skull

PARTS OF THE HUMAN BODY The aim of this lesson is to list the names of body parts in Bemba. Human anatomy is fun to learn. In this lesson you will learn the different words that describe various parts of the human body: The Human Body = Umubili wa muntu The following table gives the Bemba term…

Bemba Lesson 23: At the Market Place

Learn to Speak Bemba: At the Market Place - Video

Learn to Speak Bemba: At the Market Place – Video This week we present a Bemba Lesson video by 0rphan Medical Network International (OMNI). It is freely available on YouTube. THE SCRIPT: Here are the phrases covered in this video: I want to buy fruit = Ndefwaya ukushita ifitwalo No = Awe Yes = Ee I…

Bemba Lesson 22 – ROMANCE

Rose

If you went out on the streets of Kitwe and asked a hundred people what “Nsalankwale yandi” means, you will be lucky if you got one or two who knew that it means “my rose.” If, on the other hand you asked what “iluba lyandi” means, everybody will tell you it means “my flower.” This…

Bemba Lesson 16.1 – Street Language – Ama …

  Chisokone Street – kitweonline   One of our readers, Yzo Leon from the Philippines, suggested that it would be interesting to cover Bemba “street” language in our lessons. Yzo suggested that learning the usual expressions used in informal conversation would be a way of learning more about culture. We totally agree.   We will…

Bemba Lesson 7 – Asking Questions

It is useful to have a quick list of the five types of questions you are likely to use in different situations. Here's a list covering Who? What? When? Where? How? Examples are given to illustrate the use of these terms.   Some questions start with the "Bushe…." interjection. It's a bit like putting the…