Here’s a language learning tip: Language plateaus are a completely normal part of the language learning process. We all go through it. But sometimes we want to push through them and see the next level of our learning journey. We know that the excitement of learning can fade, and we may lose motivation to press on, but we wanted to … Read More
How are Green Hmong and White Hmong Different?
Many who want to learn Hmong are concerned about which dialect they are learning, and this is fair because it can seem quite intimidating when you are first starting out! Let me give you some reassurance, Green Hmong and White Hmong are dialects of the same language. They are not different languages. What does that mean? Think of it like … Read More
Flash Cards – The Secret Weapon For Learning a Language
The Problem One of the biggest struggles when learning a new language is the problem of memory. You may hear a new word, be told its meaning, hear how it is pronounced and generally understand it. But minutes or possibly even seconds later, you can no longer remember the word, its pronunciation, its meaning, or all of the above. It … Read More
1.0 Hmong Language – Alphabet
Want to learn the Hmong language, but don’t know where to start? RIGHT HERE! This is an easy introduction and overview of what to look forward to with the Hmong language and how easy it will be! Downloads: Credit to the following resources:
Degrees of Comparison in Hmong
Here is a video explaining some aspects of this pdf:
Time in Hmong
This is a PDF you can download for reference.
Tone Changes Worksheet
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Kitchen Utensils Here is a downloadable PDF of various kitchen related objects. Just click on the image above. You may notice that the Hmong words are NOT provided! This is because this is a learning activity. Use it to find both the equivalent words as well as adding your own words. Ask a native (in Hmong!) or use a Dictionary (You … Read More
White Hmong Language Lessons
Download PDF: White Hmong Language Lessons By Doris Whitelok. An excellent Language learning book with lessons that teach reading, pronunciation, grammar, and useful phrases. Thanks to the Olivehurst, CA Hmong Group, we also have the audio files. Audio Files WHLL Lesson 01 WHLL Lesson 02 WHLL Lesson 03 WHLL Lesson 04 WHLL Lesson 05 WHLL Lesson 06 WHLL Lesson 07 … Read More
Paj Huam Hmoob
Paj Huam Hmoob This is a book of Hmong Poetry/Proverbs. Has some very interesting insights into the culture and traditional way of thinking.
The Hmong by Robert Cooper. A book about Hmong culture and history.
History of the Hmong by Jean Mottin
History of the Hmong By Jean Mottin. A history book.
White Hmong Grammar Cheat Sheet
White Hmong Grammar Cheat Sheet This is a White Hmong grammar Cheat Sheet. It should be helpful to refer to when putting together sentences, etc.
Heimbach Family Kinship Chart
Kinship Chart This is a super detailed chart of Kinship based on the family kinship chart in the E. Heimbach White Hmong-English dictionary. The original chart (which you can find in the dictionary at the very end) was not user friendly at all. It is my hope that this one, while still somewhat intimidating, is much easier and more natural … Read More
English Hmong Phrasebook with Useful Word List
English Hmong Phrasebook with Useful Wordlist by the Center for Applied Linguistics This book is quite useful for learning basic useful conversation. It was originally intended to help Hmong speaking people learn to speak English, but is equally useful backwards as well. Be forewarned, some of the grammar is not perfect and much of the translation is loose. It is also EXCEPTIONALLY … Read More
Hmong for Beginners by Annie Jaisser
Download PDF: Hmong For Beginners by Annie Jaisser This is one of the best, if not the only secular resources for learning the Hmong Language from the beginning, as well as learning the grammar of the language. You can download the book here. If you are more of a book person, you can take this file to a place like … Read More
White Hmong Grammar by Jean Mottin
This is a book that I have been, bit by bit, translating from French to English using translate.google.com. I thus apologize for any poor translations. I do not know French at all. I am therefore at the mercy of Google Translate. I have attached a few PDF’s of the sections I have translated so far. Hopefully it will be useful. … Read More
Southeast Asia Papers
Here are some documents I’ve collected that cover some more advanced topics, or cover simple topics and words in an advanced manner. This will be more of a collection, and not an organized study program. I hope that it can be useful to some, and not a distraction. Please study with digression. Southeast Asia Papers SEAP Word Formation of … Read More
White Hmong Dialogues
Download PDF: “White Hmong Dialogues” This is a fantastic beginner’s introduction to basic Hmong phrases. It also includes extensive audio to make up complete lessons. Thanks to the Olivehurst Hmong Group for contributing the PDF as well as the audio files. Audio Files Download Audio: Lesson 01 White Hmong Dialogues 1986 Download Audio: Lesson 02 White Hmong Dialogues 1986 Download Audio: Lesson … Read More