https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG

Cantonese course for English speakers on Duolingo (Cantonese, ISO: YUE)

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Please vote up this post: https://forum.Duolingo.Com/comment/7269063 for supporting building cantonese course for english speakers whatever you want to learn it or not first!!!

Hello guys, I am a native cantonese speaker from hongkong. I have already applied to be a course contributer of cantonese course for english speakers.

Cantonese is spokey by 120 million of people in hongkong, macao, mainland china, malaysia, singapore, and all chinatowns over the world.

Cantonese is a language contains rich culture, especially the pop culture and the ancient chinese culture (cantonese is closer with ancient chinese language than mandarin). This language also contains long history with more than 1000 years (longer than modern english and mandarin).

Learning cantonese can help you to enjoy the famous cantonese movies, get touch with local culture, communicate in chinatown (that's important!) ... As duolingo teaches mandarin, they should also set up cantonese course!

At last, I repeat: please vote up this post: https://forum.Duolingo.Com/comment/7269063 for supporting building cantonese course for english speakers whatever you want to learn it or not. And it'll be coming soon.

4 days ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker
hughcparker
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Have a look at this post about how to suggest a language course: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/15014194. Cantonese has already been suggested and added to that page. If you want to add your upvote to the calls to add a Cantonese course to Duolingo, that's where you can do so.

P.S. - you've written your post in capital letters - it looks like you're shouting!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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Thx for your comments! Anyway, I put the link of that article in my article and I hope you guys can upvote that also. Thx

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CYYdGk
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Hope this course comes to Duo. Cantonese is sort of my native language as I came from Hong Kong but I am not fluent and am terrible at it as I grew up and live in North America. Hopefully we could do something like this for the other Chinese dialects that aren't as well known such as Taiwanese and Shanghainese.

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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Thank you! 多謝! BTW, Cantonese isn't dialect. It is a language separate from Mandarin. And Chinese is a group of languages. Don't be confused by them! XD

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChilliLuca

We need this! Thank you so much Ivan! I will support this!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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Thank you Lucas! I love your videos!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CherryParfait

I’ve been thinking about learning Cantonese, so a course for it would be amazing!

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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Thank you!!! 多謝晒! I highly recommend you to learn Cantonese if you aren't afraid about challenging. It is a very fun language. (And more importantly, there is almost no grammar rules in Cantonese)

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Chevy_Barnes

Sounds good to me.

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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Thank you for your support!

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https://www.duolingo.com/Chevy_Barnes

I gave you 9 Lingots because I had 69 and it was annoying me. Typical OCD...

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https://www.duolingo.com/CYYdGk
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You can give as many as you like. After all there are very few options to spend lingots with here and we end up accumulating so much.

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LittlemissLia

I’ve upvoted your post as I would like to learn some Cantonese as well. :) However, if you write another post, please don’t do it in all caps. Reading this hurt my ears, IT FELT LIKE YOU WERE SCREAMING.

谢谢你

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https://www.duolingo.com/IVAN_KWONG
IVAN_KWONG
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I use capital letters just want you guys' attention, and sorry for that. Thank you for your support! 多謝你! (謝謝你 is Mandarin, don't be confused by it :D)

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