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Setswana mini word marathon: 50th anniversary of Botswana's Independence


Mini-word marathon: 50th Botswana Independence Day


Would you like to be part of the Setswana living dictionary, and leave your contribution in a fun and easy way?

To extend the celebration of Botswana's 50th Independence Day, we are going to have a fun online session about Botswana's history and culture.

Join our Language Manager, Ms Warona Makafu, for our mini word marathon, when we'll get together online for a brief talk on Botswana's history, followed by a session where we will collect and translate vocabulary related to Botswana's cultural identity: food, music, dance, clothing and more!



Theme:Botswana's 50th Independence Day



When?Friday, 07/10 at 10:00 am (time in Botswana)



For how  long? 45 min




What  will you have to do?


Just log in on our online meeting space (desktop or tablet recommended) and have the Setswana living dictionary open on another window or on your mobile-phone.
We will have an interactive session where you will be able to add 10-20 words to the living dictionary. We'll provide all the directions and you can ask questions at any point.



Why  take part in it?



You'll become part of the living dictionary and help preserve digital resources for Setswana, which will then be made available to the community on the living dictionary site.
You will also have a change to meet our Language Manager, Ms Warona Makafu, and fellow community members who share a love an interest for Setswana.
And it will be fun!



How do  I sign up?

If you want to join us, click here to register and book a place.
You will also need to be signed up to the Indonesian living dictionary: if you haven't yet, sign up for a free account here.
You will receive an email confirming your booking. If you have any trouble registering or joining the session on the day, please consult our webinar quick guide.



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