Burmese 101

Top Resources for Learning Burmese

Learn Burmese with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Burmese.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Burmese with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Burmese language

Free Courses

Burmese By Ear - Introductory course PDF with audio
SEASite Burmese - Beginning and intermediate lessons

Amazon - Burmese language learning materials

Phrases

Defense Language Institute - Burmese language survival kit basic guide
Loecsen - Basic Burmese phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Wikivoyage - Burmese travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Myanmar-Dictionary -

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Burmese words pronounced by native speakers
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Burmese vocabulary

Video

TED - Watch TED talks with Burmese subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Burmese

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Books

Wikivoyage - Burmese travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Padauk - Font to render Burmsese script
Burmese Script Animations - How to write letters

Articles and Opinion

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