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Cantonese Studies Resources

Books in English

  • Cantonese

PL1733 .K536 1993 at KOERNER LIBRARY stacks

Volume 6 of Languages of the World: Materials

  • Cantonese : a comprehensive grammar

PL1733 .M38 2011 at KOERNER LIBRARY stacks

A complete reference guide to Cantonese as spoken by native speakers in Hong Kong. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in current Cantonese.


  • Basic Cantonese : a grammar and workbook

eBook: Full Text Online (CWL required)

This grammar and workbook is for learners of Cantonese wishing to take their knowledge of the language beyond the elementary level. Its twenty-eight units highlight the key building blocks of sentence structure and comprise a structured introduction to essential grammar points.

  • Intermediate Cantonese: A Grammar and Workbook

eBook: Full Text Online (CWL required)

Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the twenty-five units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency.

Contact Us

Resources in Chinese:

Jing Liu:

Asian Library

Resources in English:

Allan Cho:

Koerner Library