Somali Literacy for Beginners

Ref: C3533306

Learning the basics of the Somali language focusing on reading and writing. Afka Somaliga aya aad ku baran doontaa sida loo qoro ee loo akhriyo.

Course aim

This course provides basic knowledge of the Somali language. We will practice Reading and Writing in Somali. Kooraskan waxa aad ku Baran doontaa sida loo akhriyo ee loo qoro af Somaliga.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Read and Write the Somali alphabets Akhri oo qor BTJ da Afsomaliga
  • Read and Write numbers in Somali Akhri oo qor tirada Somaliga
  • Read and Write common Somali words Akhri oo qor kalmado Somali ah
  • Read and Write short Somali sentences Akhri oo qor weedho gaagaaban oo Somali ah

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Nothing else

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Somali Literacy for Beginners


This course is funded by the West of England Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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