Learning a foreign language has amazing benefits and opens lines of communication all over the world. Knowing a new language helps you expand your horizons and meet people you typically wouldn’t have been able to talk to! Although many Myanmar locals speak English, knowing at least basic words and phrases will make your stay even more enjoyable and will give you the confidence to explore Myanmar’s beauty and culture to the fullest.
If travelers such as students or businesspeople are spending an extended amount of time in Myanmar, investing in language lessons will undoubtedly help ease the transition of living in a foreign country. Language lessons are offered in most of Myanmar’s larger cities in Myanmar like Yangon, Mandalay and Malawmyine. Experienced Myanmar language teachers instruct the courses: you can learn the basics or dive into intensive classes- the choice is yours! Speak with your tour operator about taking a Myanmar language class during your stay.