Cantonese 101

Top Resources for Learning Cantonese

Learn Cantonese 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 Cantonese.

General

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

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via 101 Languages) - Cantonese Basic course

Amazon - Cantonese language learning materials
Cantonese Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Cantonese course based on the Pimseleur method

Phrases

Defense Language Institute - Cantonese language survival kit basic guide
Wikivoyage - Cantonese travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Cantonese words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Cantonese grammar

Video

Cantonese Class 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
YouTube - Search videos for learning Cantonese

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Cantonese language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/Cantonese subreddit for learning Cantonese

Books

Wikivoyage - Cantonese travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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