Tibetan 101

Top Resources for Learning Tibetan

Learn Tibetan 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 Tibetan.


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

Free Courses

Amazon - Tibetan language learning materials


Dictionaries and Translation

Grammar and Vocabulary

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


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

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Reddit - /r/tibetanlanguage subreddit for learning Tibetan



Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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