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Language Learning: Zulu

This library guide is primarily intended for Zulu language learners at Boston University and contains information on library materials, Internet & community resources useful for learning and practicing Zulu language.


                      Selection of albums available via Alexander Street Press [BU log-in required]:

Styles of Zulu Music

Acappella singing that began among migrant Zulu communities in urban areas of South Africa

A type of Zulu folk music that centers around an acoustic guitar played with a rhythmic picking pattern.

A modern version of the Maskandi style of music. Made famous by Johnny Clegg and his bands, Savuka and Juluka

Films & Visual recordings

TV Programs and Film in Zulu: 

Films available via Krasker Video and Film Services:

From Kanopy (online streaming; BU log-in required):


Radio Stations in Zulu 

Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies