These online colloquial cantonese phrase lists are the online equivalent of a beginner’s phrase books, listing Colloquial Cantonese vocabulary by topics. They are a wonderful resource as most phrase lists that you find online tend to be in Standard Chinese, and not always how you might speak. It is a good list to make flash cards or to test yourself to check your level of Cantonese.
This site is an online phrasebook, and offers lots of vocabulary in colloquial Cantonese, in various categories, ranging from animals to personality traits to swearing. Also has information on grammar and pronunciation.
A hobby website, dedicated to the promotion of friendship and cultural exchanges between Chinese and Westerners, and providing basic Cantonese lessons – Sounds and Tones Lessons, Grammar Lessons, Language Skills, and Vocabulary. Lessons include many sound files. Last updated 2006.
This page offers a lot of Cantonese vocabulary in a visual format.
This Facebook page offers lots of infographics with Colloquial Cantonese phrases and sentences. Do note their website vocabulary lists are mainly in Standard Chinese (with Cantonese Romanisation) and hence not so suitable for speech.
A collection of useful phrases in Cantonese, in traditional characters and Yale Romanization. On a connected page, the specific Cantonese characters are also listed.
Scroll down to the revision sheets. Where applicable, both spoken and and written forms are listed.
For More Online Cantonese Resources:
- Free Online Resources for Learning Cantonese
- Online Cantonese Tools
- Online Cantonese Dictionaries
- Cantonese Dictionary and Translator Mobile Apps
- Free Online Cantonese Literature
Anything I Missed?
Have I missed any good resources? Or maybe you have a question about something. If so, please feel free to drop a comment on this post. I will continue to update this post with more resources.