Course Catalogue

Do you want to:
* Improve your reading and language skills?
* Grow your vocabulary?
* Expand your general knowledge?
* Stretch your mind?

Well, now you can! FunDza’s courses are based on exciting local stories, poems that explore topics ranging from slay queens to similes… What’s more – they are FREE!

For each course you complete you will receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ and – if you score more than 75% on average (unless otherwise stated for a specific course) – you’ll get a ‘Certificate of Excellence’. Certificates are downloadable through your profile course page once you have successfully completed a course.

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Act it out!

Deepen your reading and understanding of literature by completing this course which is a collection of three scripts on different themes. One is about identity and belonging, another about a boy who loves a girl and wishes he had more to offer her, and then a hard-hitting one on gender-based violence. 13 quizzes. (Course finishes 31 August. Certificates available for download upon successful course completion.)

All about phrases and clauses

Take the next step into the complicated world of English grammar with this challenging course about phrases and clauses, the building blocks that make up sentences. This is a good brain-stretcher! 12 quizzes. (Course ends July 31. Certificates available for download upon successful course completion.)

Poetry in Motion

This (quite challenging) course introduces some of the tools of the poetic trade (metaphor, alliteration, irony...) and then covers a variety of poems with different themes and styles - there are poems about childhood, about being new in a strange place, about gender-based violence. 14 quizzes. (Course finishes end of July. Certificates available for download upon successful course completion.)

Rainbow Love

This course explores the challenges of being gay in a conservative society. There are two powerful love stories, and then two articles and a poem that give differing perspectives on what it's like to be gay in South Africa today. 18 quizzes. (Course ends 30 September 2021. Certificates available for download upon successful course completion.)

The look of love

Love stories are always a popular genre on the FunDza site...Read and enjoy these two stories in which both the main characters feel that they don't look good enough for love! Then develop your comprehension skills and understanding of literary techniques by answering the questions that follow. 15 (not difficult) quizzes! (Course finishes 15 September. Certificates available for download upon successful course completion.)

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