Memory Enhancement

Thought this was worth illustrating and sharing… This has been my experience in trying to learn language. The memory seems to work less like a box that things get pushed out of and more like a tree that, as you add more memories, more places to store memories are available. Some of the best methods for learning new vocabulary have to … Read More

Vocabulary Sheet

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

White Hmong Language Lessons by Doris Whitelok

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

The Hmong   by Robert Cooper. A book about Hmong culture and history.

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 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