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Burmese resources

Postby reineke » Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:58 pm



Check out Google Books (plenty of public domain books)

Burmese Reader (1894)



A Burmese by Ear (a free course)

Cornell has a nice site for Burmese Script Animations, but they only cover the consonants.

This omniglot chart shows the vowels and tones.

Asia Pearl Travels - Free online colloquial Burmese lessons. It was written by an engineer, not a language teacher.

Lesson 33 deals with the script, and includes all those other markings and swirls and things.


The So You Want To Learn A Language website contains a list of materials for studying Burmese.
LINK: https://sites.google.com/site/soyouwanttolearnalanguage/burmese.

I assume that you are familiar with the Routledge Colloquial series of language guides, for which the scope is often deliberately limited to meeting the basic communication needs of a traveller. The audio files are now freely available.
LINK1: http://www.amazon.com/Colloquial-Burmese-Complete-Course-Beginners/dp/0415517265/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8
LINK2: http://www.routledgetextbooks.com/textbooks/colloquial/default.php#languages

Also, you might wish to amuse yourself with the lessons on the following free online courses ...

Free Online Colloquial Burmese
LINK: http://www.asiapearltravels.com/language/intro_burmese.php

LINK: http://learn101.org/burmese.php

Learn Burmese Online
LINK: http://burmeselesson.com/

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