Event Description

Taste of Ethiopian Culture


Thursday 21 February 2019


3pm - 4pm


TEC 0.04
Taste of Ethiopian Culture

What does the Amharic language sound and look like?  What is Ethiopian culture like?

Discover Ethiopian culture and language (Amharic) in this workshop! Learn greetings and letters in  Amharic language and find out about life and culture in Ethiopia.

Spoken by 22 million people and the official working language of Ethiopia, Amharic is language steeped in history and strength. Using the flowing Ge'ez script, Amharic is the most common Semitic language in the world after Arabic.   

In this session, you'll discover how to read and speak the basics of Amharic, with interactive aids to help you get to grips with it. As the session progresses, you'll be plunged into the beauty of Ethiopia's rich and vibrant culture, uncovering more about local music and food, and even trying out local dance moves!


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