A few phrases to help you make conversation.
|Where are you from?||Waar kom jy vandaan?|
|I'm from England||Ek kom van Engeland|
|I'm from America||Ek kom van Amerika|
|Have you been to my country?||Was jy al in my land?|
|I live in (the city of) ..||Ek bly in (die stad) ..|
|I like your country a lot||Ek hou baie van jou land|
|What do you think of the city?||Wat dink jy van die stad|
|Are you married?||Is jy getroud?|
|I'm single||Ek is nie getroud nie|
|Where are you staying?||Waar bly jy?|
|Do you have children?||Het jy kinders?|
|What do you do?||Wat doen jy vir 'n lewe?|
|I'm retired||Ek is afgetree|
|I'm a student||Ek is 'n student|
|I'm travelling||Ek reis|
|I'm here on holiday||Ek is met vakansie|
|I'm here on business||Ek is hier vir besigheid|
|Have you been to ..?||Was jy al by ..?|
|I've been to ...||Ek was al by ...|
Conversational phrases are useful to learn, and they are a good starting point but ...
it is even better to be able to make sentences and phrases of your own!
There are five hundred general conversational sentences, which combined can make literally tens of thousands more.
Learn these, understand some grammar, and start learning basic conversational Afrikaans!