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Top Resources for Learning Lingala

Learn Lingala with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Lingala.


Omniglot - Basic overview of Lingala with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Lingala language

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via 101 Languages) - Lingala Basic course

Amazon - Lingala language learning materials


Defense Language Institute - Lingala language survival kit basic guide

Dictionaries and Translation

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Lingala words pronounced by native speakers
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Lingala vocabulary


YouTube - Search videos for learning Lingala

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media



Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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