Cantonese

Yue is a group of languages in the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. The most widely spoken form of Yue, that of Canton, provides an umbrella term for the whole complex - Cantonese. Yue is spoken in areas of Guangdong and Guangxi provinces, Hong Kong and Macau. Over 64 million people speak a Yue dialect in the People's Republic of China and adjacent territories.


CLASSIFICATION = Sino-Tibetan language family, SCRIPT = Traditional Chinese characters plus additional characters developed in the Yue context; Romanised systems: Meyer-Wempe; Barnett-Chao; Lau (1977); Yale; Jyut Ping (1993)

Courses

Colloquial Cantonese : the complete course for beginners CANT CBEG 1(PACKS 1-2)
Complete Cantonese CANT CBEG 5(PACK)
Communicate in Cantonese CANT CBEG 2(PACK)
Get started in Cantonese CANT CBEG 4(PACK)
Quick and easy Cantonese CANT CBEG 3(PACK)

Dictionaries

Chinese - English dictionary : Cantonese in Yale romanization, Mandarin in pinyin CANT DICO 3
English-Cantonese dictionary : cantonese in yale romanization CANT DICO 2
The Right word in Cantonese CANT DICO 1

Films

2046 CANT FILM 3(DVD)*
Qiuyue CANT FILM 1(DVD)1
Sinnui yauwan CANT FILM 4(DVD)*
Wong Fei-Hung CANT FILM 2(DVD)

Grammar

Basic Cantonese : a grammar and workbook CANT GRAM 1
Cantonese : a comprehensive grammar CANT GRAM 2
Intermediate Cantonese : a grammar and workbook CANT GRAM 3

Reading

A feng shui master : learning Cantonese through stories CANT RSKILLS 1(PACK)

Vocabulary

Cantonese Collquial Expressions CANT VOCAB 1