Professional Language Services in Africa
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Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Sepedi, Siswati, Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu...
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Why use our professional language services?
Consider South Africa alone: eleven official and eight non-official national languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Sepedi, Siswati, Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu to name only the official ones - but where to find help when you need it? We're here to make your life easy and lead you straight to the right language professionals. This site offers a free, fast and easy-to-use search. It allows you to compare several language practitioners in your region - freelancers, agencies, companies or language schools. Then with just one email you can ask for up to five free quotes.
Do you need a translation or transcription of a document? Or assistance writing a text? Or perhaps you want to take a language course in Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Zulu or any other of the many languages spoken in Africa?
Search, compare, enquire - you are only a few simple steps away from finding that language support you need. And it's free, no strings attached!
How does our language services directory work?
- Determine the service you require from the categories above.
- Select the source language. "Skip" this step if the source language is irrelevant. This may apply e.g. for some trainings, transcriptions, editing or writing.
- Select the target language.
- Select a region or search globally - these days some services are not dependent on location and can be provided e.g. by email, search worldwide if you want to review more providers.
- Review the companies in the results list and select the ones you would like to ask for a quote.
- Complete the enquiry form and send.
The translators, writers, interpreters or trainers will contact you shortly!
Which languages do our language practitioners offer?
The system currently includes more than 100 African and international languages, covering all official and major national languages on the African Continent:
Afrikaans, Amharic (Ethiopian), Arabic, Bambara (Bamanankan), Bemba (Chibemba), Bengali (Bangla), Chinese: Cantonese (Yue), Chinese: Mandarin, Chinese: Min, Chinese: Wu, Chokwe, Danish (Dansk), Dutch (Nederlands), Egyptian Arabic, English, Estonian (Eesti), Ewe, Fanagalo, Farsi (Persian), Finnish (Suomi), Flemish (Vlaams), French (Français), French Creoles, Fulani (Fulfulde), German (Deutsch), ancient Greek, Greek, Gujarati, Hassaniya Arabic, Hausa, biblical Hebrew, Hebrew, Hindi, Igbo, Indonesian, Italian (Italiano), Japanese, Javanese (Basa Jawa), Kabiyé, Kabuverdianu, Kanuri, Khoe (Kxoe), Khoisan (Khoesaan), Kituba (Munukutuba), Kongo (Kikongo), Korean, Kwanyama (Oshikwanyama), Latin (Lingua Latina), Latvian, Lingala, Lobedu (Khilobedu), Luba-Kasai (Tshiluba), Luganda (Oluganda), Luo (Dholuo), Makua (Makhuwa), Malagasy, Marathi, Mbunda, Mbundu (Kimbundu), Nama (Khoekhoe), Ndau, northern Ndebele (Sindebele), southern Ndebele (isiNdebele), Norwegian (Norsk), Nyanja / Chichewa, Oromo (Afaan Oromoo), Ovambo (Oshiwambo), Phuthi (Siphuthi), Polish, Portuguese (Português), Portuguese Creoles, Principense (Lunguyê), Punjabi, Rundi (Kirundi), Russian, Rwanda (Kinyarwanda), SA Sign Language, Sango (Sängö), Sanskrit, Sãotomense (Forro), Sena, Seychellois Creole (Seselwa), Shona (Chishona), SiSwati (Swati), Somali, northern Sotho (Sepedi), southern Sotho (Sesotho), Spanish (Español), Swahili (Kiswahili), Swedish (Svenska), Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Tsonga (Xitsonga), Tswana (Setswana), Tumbuka (chiTumbuka), Turkish (Türkçe), Ukrainian, Urdu, Venda (Tshivenda), Vietnamese, Wolof, Xhosa (isiXhosa), Yoruba (Yorùbá), Zarma (Zarmaciine), Zulu (isiZulu).
Can't spot your language in the list? Some languages have several names. We have sorted them by the most commonly used name and included alternatives in brackets. If you are uncertain, try searching the text on the pages with 'Ctrl + F' ('find' function in most browsers).
Which types of services do our language practitioners offer?
Language services are listed under the following categories:
Translation services & writing services: copywriting, dubbing, editing, globalization, indexing, localization, proofreading, subtitling, sworn translation, terminology, transcription, translation, voiceover, writing, writing consultation | Interpreting services: consecutive interpreting, court/legal interpreting, sign language interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, telephone/video interpreting | Language learning services: accent/dialect coaching, group training, language travel & leisure, lectures, private tuition, scheduled classes, seminars, speeches, workshops.
If you would like to offer a service or language that is not in the list, please contact us.