Lesson 2: Salamu (Greetings)

Lesson 2: Salamu (Greetings)

Lesson objective: How to greet someone in Swahili and say your name

There are many ways of greeting someone in Swahili. Here is one you cannot miss. It is popularized by the famous song from Kenya called Hakuna Matata or Jambo Bwana of Lion King Fame.


Beginning swahili
Course navigation
1: Irabu za Kiswahili - Introducing Swahili Vowels
2: Salamu (Greetings) - How to greet someone in Swahili and say your name
3: Question Words - know how to question in greetings
4: Familia - To learn about the family
5: Hair Salon - Introducing students to the terms used for hair cut.
10: Any time is tea time. Directions on how to make tea. - Learn how to make tea the East African way
African Language Program at Harvard University