South African English


South African English (Afrikaans: Suid-Afrikaanse Engels, Zulu: IsiNgisi saseNingizimu Afrika, Xhosa: IsiNgesi saseMzantsi Afrika) is a dialect of English spoken in South Africa. English is the main language of business, school and government in South Africa and is used for day-to-day communication. It (along with Afrikaans and 9 other native languages) is an official language of South Africa. It uses British English spelling and sounds similar to Australian English and New Zealand English. There are many South African slang words too, which come from Afrikaans and native languages.

Spoken South African English