Free Resources for Learning Amharic

Learning Amharic? Start here!

Amharic is an incredible language that has a rich history that spans over 2,000 years. It is the most spoken language in Ethiopia and the second largest Semitic language in the world, after Arabic. Learning Amharic is a fulfilling and rewarding experience that can deepen your appreciation of Ethiopian culture and history.

To help you get started on your Amharic journey, we’ve compiled a variety of resources for you! Our collection includes YouTube series, podcasts, learner resources, and Anki decks. Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate learning looking for interesting immersion material, we’ve got you covered.

Check out our list of Amharic resources here!

Here’s what’s included (so far)

Here’s some of our favorite resources for Amharic. As we discover new content, this list will grow!
  • TV Shows – Browse our list of shows in Amharic.
  • YouTubers – View our comprehensive list of YouTube channels in Amharic, ranging from TV networks, comedians, travel vlogs, learner content, and more!
  • Podcasts – Click for our current Amharic podcast recommendations.
  • Learning Resources – Use this to access our current list of resources available in Amharic. Complete with Anki sentence & vocabulary decks, phrase videos, and information about the language.

How to use these resources

If you’re a beginner or don’t have a large vocabulary, we recommend that you start by learning the writing system and working through the Anki decks provided in the “Learning Resources” section of the Refold Amharic Resources document.

Don’t feel like you need to wait until you’ve fully mastered the writing system and vocabulary before diving into immersion material.

Check out the YouTube section for engaging content that interests you! There’s a variety of channels available, including learner content, travel blogs, and comedy shows, so you’re sure to find something that catches your attention.

Need more help?

Although learning a language can seem like a daunting task, it can also be engaging and enjoyable! We have created a complete roadmap to help you learn any language through immersion, including Amharic, and the best part is that it’s completely free!

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