1they‘Baithuti ba itokišetša ditlhahlobo tša gare ga ngwaga. > Ba itokišetša ditlhahlobo tša gare ga ngwaga’ — The learners are preparing themselves for the mid-year examinations. > They are preparing themselves for the mid-year examinations
Subject concords of noun classes, here 'ba', are not translated when they appear together with the subject in the sentence.
1them‘Mma o betha bana. > Mma o a ba betha’ — The mother beats the children. > The mother beats them
1of‘Banna ba motse ba ile kopanong’ — The men of the village went to the meeting
1these (ones)‘Batho ba ba bolela maaka’ — These people are lying
1becomebe‘Motho e ba leloko la mokgatlo ge fela a lefile tšhelete ya boingwadišo’ — A person becomes a member of the organization only if he pays the registration fee
1furthermore(and) so‘Batswadi ba tšhoga ba ba ba kitimela go yo bitša ngaka’ — The parents were scared and so they ran to call a doctor