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In this lesson, we are going to learn some common nouns, verbs and pronouns that we can use in some sentence patterns.
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How to Say “Happy Father’s Day” in Cantonese?

父親節快樂!(Traditional Chinese)
父亲节快乐! (Simplified Chinese)
fu6can1zit3 faai3lok3 (JyutPing)
father’s day happy

You may also download the better sound mp3 for “Happy Father’s Day” in Cantonese below:

How to Say in Cantonese?

In Youtube, you can find quite some video on “How to Say It in Cantonese”, and some were created by Cantonesepod. Here we include some by others too for your convenience: Continue reading

Learning Cantonese TV Show:3

譜出幸福園 (HD 粵語) From Macao to Australia

Cantonese Learning TV Show:2

As we said in previous post, TV shows are a great way to learn a language and this applies to Cantonese learners.
This advanced Cantonese learning TV series come with Traditional Chinese caption

活在以色列 (HD 粵語)

Living in Israel
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Cantonese Learning TV Show:1

TV Shows are a great learning resource for Cantonese students.
Here’s a great example:

沙漠之城 (HD 粵語)

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I love you so much in Cantonese

Today we are going to learn how to use “hou5″ which means “very much” in Cantonese.

I know. Some already learned to use “hou5″ as “very”. e.g. hou5 leng3 好靚 very pretty.
We can also use “hou5″ to mean “very much” together with “love” or “hate”

简体
繁體 (Traditional Chinese)
粤拼 ngo5 hou2 oi3/ngoi3 nei5/lei5

How to say: Will You Marry Me in Cantonese (2)

Another verb that means “marry” in Cantonese is 娶。 It really means “(a man) marry (a woman)”.
So for a girl to ask a man “Will you marry me?”, she should say
nei5 jyun6 ji3 ceoi2 ngo5 maa3
你願意娶我嗎?” (colloquial)
or
nei5 jyun6 m4 jyun6ji3 tung4 ngo5 git3fan1 aa3
你愿唔願意同我結婚啊。”(Are you willing to marry me? )

If you would be happy for a week take a wife; if you would be happy for a month kill a pig; but if you would be happy all your life plant a garden (Proverb)

So how do you say take a wife in Cantonese?
ceoi2 lou5po4
老婆 Marry (one’s) wife

Marry an 18-year-old as his wife:
ceoi2 zo2 go3 sap6baat3 seoi3 ge3 zou6 lou5po4
娶咗個十八歲嘅做老婆。

Learn Cantonese by Listening to Chinese Radio

Internet is such a great place to learn any languages including Cantonese and Mandarin.
It is now so convenient for you to create an emergent learning environment using the Internet radio station.

Cantonese learners in San Francisco Bay Area are lucky to have Singtao Chinese Radio, which is also available online at http://ChineseRadio.com. They have both Cantonese and Mandarin programs.
The Chinese characters for “Singtao Chinese Radio” are 星島中文電臺 (星岛中文电台) sing1 dou2 zung1 man4 din6 toi4 (in Jyutping )

You may listen to live program if you have Windows Media Player installed and use Internet Explorer: http://69.3.31.228/CanRadio.asx (6am to 2pm then 4 to 6pm Mon-Fri PST). In Dublin/Pleasanton/San Ramon (tri Valley) area, it is hard to get the programs on my radio, so it is very convenient to listen to it online.

We will create some lessons out of their recorded Cantonese programs to help you to learn soon.

Vivek Mahbubani, Indian Speaking Cantonese

A great Indian speaking Cantonese

A funniest person. I just love him!

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