News channels are important means of knowing more about the people and culture of the language. Apart from keeping students updated about events around the world, it also exposes them to practical usage of the language in the media.
Habari Leo is a digital news platform from Tanzania
This digital news channel reports news from around Kenya and covers major international news.
Voice of America reports news from all over the world in Swahili.
The different learning platforms listed here can either be used as primary or secondary resource by Swahili learners.
Swahilipod101 is a website that runs a Youtube channel about learning Swahili. It presents lessons from different angles. There are the paid versions and limited free version.
This presents 127 lessons based on related themes. It is good to learn pronunciation of Swahili expressions. It has a microphone option to record your version of the expressions.
Memrise is the perfect website/app to learn organized content. Vocabularies from Swahili textbooks are arranged by lessons. Grammar lessons are also presented in chunks for memorization. It also has Swahili for different purposes for example there are lessons for medicals.
Swahili Dar Language School from Tanzania is a platform that runs lessons for students. It has free video contents on Youtube but requires subscription to have access to all the lessons.
This dictionary features pronunciation of Swahili words by native speakers.