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On this page I provide you the reading material in Penang Hokkien. An important part of learning to reading in Penang Hokkien is to enjoy reading material that is written in the language. At Penang Travel Tips, I am creating reading material to help you get familiar with the writing system, while at the same time discover and enjoy Penang. Reading material ranges from basic to advanced, with more being added regularly.

Guided Reading

The Guided Reading articles are for people who already speak Penang Hokkien but can use some help in getting familiar with the Taiji Romanisation. These articles include audio rendition of each sentence, so a person who understands spoken Penang Hokkien can read as well as listen to each sentence.

Penang Hokkien Lessons

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Penang Hokkien Nursery Rhymes

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Short Stories in Penang Hokkien

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Penang Hokkien Authors

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Penang Travel Tips in Hokkien

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Khiok1 Chu3 ("Doing Housework" in Penang Hokkien)

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Pe3nang1 Ciak1 (Penang Food in Penang Hokkien)


There is a saying that Penang people think with their stomach. It is certainly true that food forms an important part of life in Penang, and the fame of Penang food has spread far and wide. This section offers you articles related to food in Penang.

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Pe3nang1 Hok1kien1 Se1kai3 (The World of Penang Hokkien)


Gain insights into the world of the Penang Chinese people, which comprises various groups including the Hokkiens, the Cantonese, Hakka, Teochew, Hainanese and Sinning, but all subscribe to speaking Penang Hokkien

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Video Reading

Here's a list of video reading for selected text from the Penang Travel Tips website.

Basic Level Material

As you get to know Penang Hokkien, you can practise reading the following basic level material.

Articles in Penang Hokkien

Embedded Reading Material

Some of the reading material in Penang Hokkien is embedded within the main passages of Penang Travel Tips. You can find them listed below. Some of these are also available in video format. Click to view full list of Penang Hokkien Video Guides.

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Selected Books related to the Hokkien Language

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