The Kinshasa School of Lingala

We teach Lingala online to foreigners and Congolese diaspora in French & English from 42$ | 39€

Why Choose The Kinshasa School of Lingala ?

We teach and explain Lingala in your own language

You speak English ? Lessons are in English !

You speak French ? Lessons are in French!

We adapt to your schedule

Our teachers are available 365 days per year, from 7.00 AM to 10.00 PM servicing students around the globe.

We make it easier for you to book and attend your Lingala class wherever you are.

We create a safe learning environment for you to strive

Our teachers strive to create a conductive environment to learning adapted to your level.

Practice is encouraged and with it, errors because they are a necessary step towards success.

We use a consistent learning structure

Lingala is so different from Western languages that it is necessary to have dedicated lessons for grammar and syntax.

Who enrolls for the Lingala Proficiency Programs ?

Children (6-18 years)

We teach the children of Congoleses living in the diaspora using a curriculum adapted to their age.

The curriculum includes : reading, listening, speaking and writing lessons. In addition, children are encouraged to speak Lingala at home with their parents or in class with other children.

Congolese diaspora

2nd and 3rd generation immigrants born in the Congolese diaspora suffers from not being able to communicate in the language of their parents. Often when they want to learn Lingala, they sometimes face mockery and other form of emotional abuse that lead to discouragement and abandonment. We understand their needs and we are equipped to satisfy them based on our successful experience.


Whether you want to learn Lingala to communicate with your spouse or in-laws; or you are doing business in DRC and work with Congolese; or simply out of a spirit of discovery and curiosity, we can help you !

We have a long experience teaching foreigners online.

How the online school works ?

Experienced teachers

All our teachers are trilingual in Lingala, French and English. They teach Lingala in the language you are the most comfortable with.

They are specifically trained to make Lingala easier to understand for foreigners and Congolese diaspora. 90% of our teachers are published authors.

Online Learning platform

Our learning platform Amasomo gives you access to more than 200 hours of pre-recorded lessons in video, audio and digital book formats. When you join the program you have access to the platform 24/7.

Structured curriculum

We created a special curriculum with specific lessons for teaching foreigners, Congolese diaspora and children with a focus on grammar, spelling, syntax of the Lingala language online.

Having a clear curriculum make it easier for our students to achieve their goals in Lingala.

Books & Learning materials

We publish Lingala learning material and books distributed globally. Our books are the basis of our programs and cover a wide range of topics.

  • Lingala for foreigners
  • Verbs in Lingala
  • Learn Lingala with images

Engaging Lessons

Our lessons are designed to last between 40-60 minutes and can be booked from Monday to Sunday from 7.00 AM – 10/11.00 PM.

  • Type A are mostly grammar, conjugation and theoritical lessons needed to understand every aspect of Lingala
  • Type B are Practical lessons designed to revise by doing online exercises
  • Type C are Communication/Conversation sessions in which the student practice Lingala in various real life situations.

Practical exercises

We use an online quiz and examination system to assess your progress and ensure that you stay on track. The quiz and exercise’s platform allows you to self-yourself.

You can practice your Lingala both in-class and outside, with the teacher or alone, with your friends or family from anywhere and at any time.

Choose your learning plan

4 Hours Lessons

Affordable and manageable for all

42$ | 39€

  • Small group lessons
  • taught in English or French by native teachers
  • Lessons during the week-ends
  • 8 slots available Saturday and Sunday (Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Night)
  • Learning materials include audios, texts, videos and online exercises
  • Level at the end of the program : B1 “Advanced/Strong”

7 hours lessons

Great flexibility for personnalised learning with dedicated teachers

79$ | 73€

  • Private 1-to-1 lessons
  • Dedicated teacher
  • Lessons at the time you want within the working hours : Tuesday to Sunday between 11.00 AM and 10.00 PM


  • NEW! Certificate of Completion in Lingala
  • Level at the end of the program : B1 “Advanced/Strong” -B2 “Advanced/Fluent”
  • Average completion timeframe : 12 months


  • All the learning materials available in audio, text, video formats
  • Online exercises + corrections provided

unlimited lessons

Best value for money with all the advantages

139$ | 127€

  • Private 1-to-1 lessons
  • Dedicated teacher
  • NEW! As many lessons as you want
  • NEW! Lessons at the time you want
  • Delivered 7/7 – Monday to Sunday between 8.00 AM and 11.59 PM


  • NEW! Certificate of Proficiency in Lingala
  • Level at the end of the program : B2 “Advanced/Fluent”
  • Average completion timeframe : 6-7 months


  • All the learning materials available in audio, text, video and slide formats
  • NEW! Downloadable lesson slides


  • NEW! FREE 4 books included
  • NEW! FREE 4 hours virtual assistance in Lingala

Start your learning journey today!

Complete the enrolment form below and receive 5 free days to discover the program of your choice