Learning Cantonese? Come and download the free FSI Cantonese Basic language course, includes hours of free Cantonese audio and self-learning materials. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page FSI Cantonese – produced originally by the Foreign Service Institute to help you learn Cantonese, this course is intended to lead you to a minimum.

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Are you an American? Beginning students, even advanced students, often have a lot of difficulty with sentence suffixes, because they don’t fit into categories which we recognize in English.

FSI – Cantonese – Basic Course – Volume 2

A test is that a NP ge sentence either uses the verb haih or can be expanded with haihbut a matter-of-fact ga sentence can’ t always be expanded with haih. Cantonesee and B, two new students, wait for the teacher to come to class: Ngoh mhhaih Leih Siuje. Learn Cantonese – Level 1: The design of the text — what to cover, what sequence to use in introducing new material, what limits to cantomese on vocabulary—, the write-ups of structure notes, types cantoese layouts of pattern drills, and the contents of the English-to-Chinese translation sections, were done by the American linguist.


It is the majority language of Hong Kong and Macau. Students will find that going over the drills in a session with the tape reoorder before performing them in class with the teacher aids their grasp of the material and smooths their delivery. Yihga yatchaih ganjyuh Now all together repeat after me.

FSI Cantonese Vol. 1 (Yale) – Memrise

Keuih mhhaih gaau Yingmahn; keuih gaau Gwongdungwa. Neih haih mhhaih Hoh Sluje a?

Good beginner program for learning to read and write Chinese characters would be Easy Chinese Tutor. Click on “Allow” when the app asks to use your microphone. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. FSI Cantonese program has two levels – each one comprises 15 lessons. What is your sur naae.

Keuih haih Seuhnghoiyahn 1. Expand the cue sentence as indicated in the example. Dialect differences in Standard Cantonese: The second goal is for the students to memorise the Basic Con- versation, so they can say it independently without the teacher’s model to follow, maintaining natural speed and rhythm.

In Cantonese, words which can be preceded by the negative mh are regarded as verbs. This section is to be performed in class for the linguist or the teacher, though the students may prepare it beforehand if they like. Sinsaang haih mhhaih Is the gentleman i. Carry on the suggested Conversations following the pattern of the example.

FSI Cantonese – Basic Course – Volume 2 :: Live Lingua

Note the following English sentences: See Drill 9 Ngoh sik catnonese Gwokyuhdaahnhaih mhsik gong Seuhnghoiwa. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This will start the download. It is described in detail in Lesson 1. Air flow, originating in the lungs and released through the mouth, is required for all speech sounds, but different manner of air release produces different sounds. I beg your pardon, I’m not Mr.


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How To Download Files To download any of the files below, just right-click on the link of the file you want to download. Keuih haih Leih Saang. I a Basic Conversation to be memorised, II Notes, III Pattern Drills, structural drills of the type in which the teacher’s cue is the stimulus fer the students’ response, IV Conversations for Listening, a listening comprehension section, and V Say it in Cantonese, English to Cantonese practice, much of it in conversational question-answer form, in which students activate what they have learned in the lesson.

Psychologically this establishes the habit of using only Cantonese in classes with the instructor. The level of greatest similar- ity is in that of the grammatical sentence structure.