Cantonese Life 1 (Elementary Cantonese)

Cantonese Life 1 is designed for beginners in Cantonese. You will learn basic Cantonese for different contexts of your daily life. The book begins with an introduction to Cantonese pronunciation and Chinese characters. It then moves on to the following topics:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Hanging out with friends
  • Going to restaurants, markets and clothing shops
  • Asking for directions
  • Taking public transport

Table of Contents

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How to Use

This book is organized into different units. Each unit focuses on a specific theme and includes several short lessons on that theme.

This book will be available in two formats:

  • an online version that you can read directly from this website
  • a PDF version that you can print out or import into your note-taking app

The online version will be made available first, followed by the PDF version at a later stage.


You are free to use this book to learn or teach Cantonese.

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