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Cambodian Language

This is a selection of resources on Cambodian language available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so we can share them with our readers.

NLB print and digital resources

Cambodia: A concise history, language, culture, cuisine, transport and travel guide

This guide provides basic knowledge of the history and culture of Cambodia as well as tips on food, handy phrases, transport and sightseeing attractions for visitors.

All rights reserved, South Carolina: North Charleston, 2017.

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Colloquial Cambodian: The complete course for beginners

This course equips learners with the essential skills required for confident and effective communication in the Cambodian language.

All rights reserved, Routledge, 2016.

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The Language Difference: Language and development in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

This book contains information about the role of language in four key sectors in Cambodia: education, economy, health and governance.

All rights reserved, Bristol; Buffalo: Multilingual Matters, 2011.

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Cambodian: Khmer

This book discusses the origins and grammar of the Khmer language.

Retrieved from ProQuest Ebook Central (myLibraryID is required to access this database)

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Cambodian linguistics, literature and history: Collected articles

This is a collection of articles that traces the history of the Khmer language and describes the nature of its linguistics and literature.

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Learning Khmer in Phnom Penh

This guide provides tips on learning Khmer as well as reviews of recommended language schools in Phnom Penh.

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Learn Khmer Online

This website provides useful web resources for beginners to get started on learning the Cambodian language.

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