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Burmese, or Myanmar, is a member of the Lolo-Burmese branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It's spoken mainly in Myanmar, where it is the official language. In 2007 there were about 33 million people who spoke Burmese as a first language. There are also another 10 million who speak it as a second language. There are two registers of Burmese: high and low. The high register is used in formal literature, newspapers, radio and formal speeches. The low register is used in television, comics, informal literature, and everyday conversation.


Illawarra Burmese Language School

About: The Illawarra Burmese Language School is the only Burmese school registered with the NSW CLSP.  We have been teaching Burmese to school-aged children in Wollongong since 2016.

Location: Smiths Hill High School, Gipps Street,

Wollongong, NSW 2500

Day/Time: Saturday 9am to 11am

Contact: E:

BURMESE: Services
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