Learn Cantonese, drop by drop in just 5 minutes a day.

把玩文字。Cantonese made easy.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn Cantonese through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and playful lessons. You focus on the part of Cantonese that matters most — words. It’s effective, fun and free.

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Learn Cantonese, drop by drop in just 5 minutes a day.

Learn Cantonese in just 5 minutes a day with Drops--learn words in Cantonese

Drops is the most popular and the best way to learn Cantonese on the go.

Language learning made easy. Have you always wanted to learn another language but felt you never had enough time, or patience. Or you’ve tried and given up? Well, it’s time to try again with Drops--a fun, new way to finally learn that language you always wanted to master: the Cantonese language.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn Cantonese through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. You focus on the part of Cantonese that matters most -- words. It’s effective, fun and free.

How Drops can help you learn Cantonese online:

  • Learn 2,000+ Cantonese words with Drops
  • Drops helps to create memorable visual associations with new words
  • Drops helps you to practice your vocabulary and review the words you’ve learned
  • Start with just five minutes a day and build a language learning habit

Let Drops Help You Stay Motivated to Learn Cantonese

Instant feedback on your language progress

Instant feedback
Never wonder whether you’ve answered correctly. Why work with boring, old textbooks where you have to flip to the back to know whether or not you’re getting it right? Drops offers you immediate corrections so there’s no guesswork.

Study anywhere, anytime

How to study Cantonese anywhere, anytime
Take Drops with you with our mobile app available for iOS and Android so you can learn Cantonese online and offline too!

Personalized language learning experience

Personalized learning experience
Drops offers learners more than 100 well-curated Cantonese word lists that you can customize to fit your learning needs. Choose which words you want to learn so that you spend your Cantonese study time on the material that matters most.

Language learning stats

Stay motivated with learning stats
At the end of each Cantonese learning session, you get detailed statistics on your progress.

Wondering how to learn Cantonese?

Cantonese is very different from other languages, but there are some aspects of the language that make it easier than others. There are many recommended ways to learn Cantonese.

Become familiar with the Cantonese writing system:

  • Cantonese characters are fun to learn!

Tackle Cantonese grammar:

  • Cantonese grammar is relatively easy to learn.
  • You can learn some of the basic structures in Drops’ Travel Talk category.

Listen to lots of Cantonese audio:

  • Find Cantonese dramas you enjoy and watch them to get familiar with the language.
  • Listen to C-pop (Cantonese pop).
  • Use Drops’ Premium listening test feature to test your listening comprehension.

About Cantonese

Cantonese is a variety of the Chinese language that originated in the Canton region. It has about 68 million speakers. It differs in vocabulary, lexicon, and grammar from Mandarin Chinese, and thus, the two are not mutually intelligible. It’s spoken in both Mainland China and in Hong Kong and Macau.

Learning Cantonese with Drops

Focus on the most important part of your new language

How to learn Cantonese? Focus on the most important part of the language -- words. Words are the building blocks to your new language skill. With Drops, you get to spend time with what matters most.

Curated word lists

Word lists you just won’t find anywhere else. We’ve worked with a team of experienced language learners to curate word lists on a diverse range of topics. The wordlists we’ve put together are highly relevant, and you won’t find them anywhere else.

High quality audio

High-quality audio. Robotic, artificial voices or poor audio recordings just don’t cut it when you’re working on listening comprehension. That’s why we make sure that every word comes with crisp, clear and high-quality audio.

Short, focused language learning sessions

Short, focused learning sessions. With Drops, you work on your new language in short, five minute learning sessions. It’s perfect for busy learners and a simple way to make language learning a part of your day.

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