Mzansi Dad Struggles With Afrikaans Homework, South Africans Laugh Hard: “Thought He Was Reading French”

Mzansi Dad Struggles With Afrikaans Homework, South Africans Laugh Hard: “Thought He Was Reading French”

  • A Mzansi dad struggled to help his kids with their Afrikaans homework in a hilarious TikTok video, and it went viral
  • TikTok user @lovetheonuigbos_ shared a clip of her husband finding it hard to praat die taal
  • South African citizens couldn't get enough of the relatable parent struggle content and shared their own experiences

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In a heartwarming and comical TikTok video, the struggle of homework for parents was shown. Parenting is hard, but Afrikaans homework is harder, lol.

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TikTok user @lovetheonuigbos_ shared a video of her husband struggling to praat die taal. Image: Getty Images
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As a parent, you face many struggles that humble you, but nothing quite like trying to help your children with their homework and being unsuccessful.

Mzansi dad struggles with kids' Afrikaans homework

The video captures a hilariously relatable scene: an African father attempting to help his children with their Afrikaans homework. TikTok user @lovetheonuigbos_ shared the video of her husband struggling to praat die taal.

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As he grapples with the intricacies of the language, a light aura of confusion envelops the room. The man's determination is palpable, and it's clear that his intention to support his kids is unwavering.

The children find their father's linguistic struggles utterly hilarious.

Take a look:

South Africans laugh at hilarious TikTok video

This defeated fellow parents as they, too, have been there in one subject or another. The comment section was filled with honesty and laughter. Afrikaans is tough, man.

Read some of the comments:

Finest _Nunu.Zar.Int couldn't get enough:

“Can I have part two or make a series, please? I'm your new follower.”

WittySejake laughed:

“I saw the kids who were laughing.”

Atalia_M was defeated:

“I thought he was reading in French.”

Roberta Jusson Sotye cracked up:

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“The kids in the background.”

Hafia Bashizi said:

“It’s the ‘pette te Koop’ for me. The dad is reading in different languages.”

Cape Town woman's attempt to speak Afrikaans goes viral, video has South Africans in stitches

In related news, Briefly News reported that a young woman from Cape Town has been trending on TikTok for her take on how to speak Afrikaans.

TikTok user @xaviismkhosi posted the video on the social media platform, with many people sharing it and commenting on how funny it was. In the post, the woman can be heard saying things like "woman's ek het geloop""woman's (I walked) but pronouncing it in a funnier way.

Many South Africans have praised the woman for her efforts, saying it takes a lot of courage to try and speak another language, especially one as tricky as Afrikaans.

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Denika Herbst (Editor) Denika Herbst is a Human Interest writer at Briefly News. She is also an Industrial Sociologist with a master's degree in Industrial Organisational and Labour Studies from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, which she completed in 2020. She is now a PhD candidate at UKZN. Denika has over five years of experience writing for Briefly News (joined in 2018), and a short time writing for The South African. You can reach her via:

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