Updated: June 21, 2017
Do you want to learn Khmer language in Phnom Penh? There is a Khmer language program for foreign nationals and expats at the Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL), Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), in Cambodia. Check out the information about the Khmer language program here:
But what if you don’t have time for that language program? You can take on an easier path.
So you want to learn Khmer language?
In our smartphone age, learning a new language like Khmer is getting easier. Of course, you need to work hard and be very committed. Australia-based Lyrebird Learning, which specializes in offering language learning app for users of all ages, has just released its Android version to help anyone to learn Khmer characters, from consonants to vowels to diactrictics to numerals.
In this blog post, we take a closer look into 2 apps: one is available only on Play Store and the other is on App Store: Lyrebird Learn Khmer Alphabet and Let’s Speak Khmer.
Lyrebird Learn Khmer Alphabet’s features include: Flashcards for learning all the Khmer script characters, quiz for helping you to learn the characters faster, and even memory game with the characters and words.
Lyrebird Learn Khmer Alphabet – finally an easier way to learn the Khmer script.
-Learn all Khmer characters: consonants, sub consonants, vowels, independent vowels, diactrictics, numerals and more.
-Lot’s of example words
-All characters and example words contain romanisation and quality audio
-written grammar section with interactive examples and audio.
The app includes different learning modes:
-Hundreds of Flashcards for learning all the Khmer script characters
-Quiz for helping you to learn the characters faster
-Memory game with the characters and words you learned
With this Lyrebird mobile app, you can:
– Learn Khmer
– Learn Cambodian
– Learn Khmer script
– Learn Khmer alphabet
– Learn read and write Cambodian
The Lyrebird Learn Khmer Alphabet is free for download from Google’s Play Store. In the app, you also have options to unlock all packs for $2.65. The app is ideal for those who want to learn Khmer vocabulary, spelling, and alphabet. With this Android app, you can also test your skills with quiz and memory puzzle and quickly learn new words with the flash cards.
For language learners, flash card-based method helps a lot.
Available for free on Play Store: Lyrebird: Learn Khmer Alphabet
Lyrebird Learning’s website is here: http://www.lyrebirdlearning.com/
For Apple’s iOS users, you can also check out: Let’s Speak Khmer, which is available for free on App Store here. This iPhone app has a huge collection of frequently used phrases in the Khmer language with nearly 1000 phrases. There are pictures to illustrate some unique stuff like Cambodian foods and fruits. Let’s Speak Khmer iOS app was developed by Cambodian technology entrepreneur Chamroeun Ou.