Cantonese Language and Culture Resources
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Digital Libraries
- Learn Cantonese!
Information on tones, pronunciation, common phrases and thematically ordered vocabulary
- Cantonese idioms in one picture
Cantonese idioms presented through pictures, scripts, English translations, and audio recordings
Reading & Writing
Listening & Speaking
- Cantonese Learning Centre
Basic Cantonese lessons
Online Course Materials
- Cantonese Help sheets
Collection of Chinese reference sheets
- Cantonese 101
Online video-based Cantonese course consisting of 25 lessons focusing on basic expressions.
- Cantonese Learning and Discussion Forums
Discussion about learning Cantonese, Chinese writing and Chinese culture
- FSI Cantonese
Link to Cantonese language learning materials developed by FSI
News & Media
- BBC World Service
News of the world from the BBC in Cantonese
- China Times
Online newspaper from Taiwan
Arts, Films & Music
The UI Main Library Film Collection
The UI Main Library offers extensive media collections in various languages. To find films, please visit the UI Main Library website and follow these steps:
1. Select "advanced search"
2. Scroll down to "Limit Search to:"
3. Choose your specific language and
4. Choose "Video-all" for "format."
Search engine and directory with specialized portals for China, HK, Taiwan and North America