Resource List

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H I G H L I G H T :
●  NEW 2017 Sept = Burmese fonts Guide by John Okell Sept 2017.

●  Find more resources here Learning Burmese/Myanmar courses and resources: A selection compiled by John Okell updated to November 2017. (you can find the same file in


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●  Burmese: An Introduction to the Spoken Language, Books 1 and 2, by John Okell. 1994
●  Colloquial Burmese, the complete course for beginners, by San San Hnin Tun. 2014
●  Burmese for Beginners, by Gene Mesher. Paiboon Publishing, Berkeley and Bangkok. 2006
●  Easy Burmese, by Kenneth Wong. Tuttle Publishing. Pre-order Sep 2019
●  Advancing in Burmese, by Yadana Aung. Katha Bridge Publishing. 2020

●  Judson Dictionary. 1921
●  Burmese/ Myanmar: a dictionary of grammatical forms, by John Okell and Anna J. Allott, Curzon Press. 2001. Abe Books. Second revised edition (2017) available in Pansodan Gallery, Yangon AND online Createspace
●  Burmese & English Compact Dictionary, compiled by Nance Cunningham & Aung Soe Min by Paiboon Publishing. 30,000 words. 2009. Abe Books
●  MyanmarBurmese-English - CzechStudentsDictionary - Published 2012

●  SEAlang Library Burmese

●  Annual Yangon Burmese Course. Burmese classes at all levels taught by John Okell, Yu Yu Khaing and Justin Watkins.
●  Institut Francais Birmanie
●  Burmese Language Club at Pansuriya on Bogalay Zay St. Contact Nance for details
●  Moe Myanmar Language Centre
●  Saya Ma Momo
●  PM Training Center
●  Burmese Tutoring and Myanmar Language Test

●  Burmese by Ear, or Essential Myanmar, by John Okell. 1993. FREE pdf and audio!
●  Seasite Burmese (Free)
●  Asiapearltravels (Free)
●  Burmese Script Animations - How to write letters
●  Easy Burmese
●  Hurnel BBE & Burmese script writing animation
●  Whiteboylearningburmese
●  A Burmese Reader Oxford Oriental Series - Published 1894
●  Daily Burmese (Facebook)
● (Paid)
●  *NEW* Children Books
●  *NEW* NFLC Free sign up

●  BAMA Cheatsheet - Android App
●  Learn Myanmar - Phrase Book iOS App
●  Simply Learn Burmese - Myanmar Travel Phrasebook Apps

●  Burmese Myanmar Language Learning Facebook Group by John Okell and team
●  Burmese fonts Guide by John Okell Sept 2017
   * To be able to see Burmese Zawgyi on desktop brower: Code Google or use Google Chrome plug in, but please do read Burmese fonts Guide by John Okell first.
● Learning Burmese
● how to adjust keyboard and 'font' setting on your mac
● how to adjust keyboard and 'font' setting on Windows
● Flashcard
●  TED with Burmese subtitle
● Numerous Burmese audio, video, reading

Youtube & Audio
●  Myanmar Audiobooks and the Myanmar Audiobooks Patreon
●  *NEW* Myanmar Fairy Tales
●  Burmese Lesson
●  Beginning Burmese for English Speakers - Kenneth Wong
●  Cherry‘s Myanmar Lab
●  Burma Bites
●  Learn Simple Burmese Phrases
●  မြန်မာဖတ်စာများ (audio)
●  Reading Out Burmese stories (Audio)
●  Reading Out Burmese Lonely Planet (audio)

Myanmar Font and others
●  KHZaw
●  AungMyoKyaw
●  Chanmratekoko