2002 SEASSI Khmer Class Performance of “Cyclo”

November 10, 2008 by · 14 Comments 

Every summer at the intensive language program where I teach Khmer, each language group performs a song, skit or dance for “culture night”. In 2002, the Khmer Program outdid everyone: we formed a rock group and did our own version of the 1960s Khmer psychedelic classic “Cyclo”…here it is. And yes, “Extreme Khmer” fans, that’s yours truly on lead guitar!

Duration : 0:4:29

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Teach yourself Khmer Consonants

September 28, 2008 by · 13 Comments 

This is Khmer/Cambodian alphabet Consonants. There are thirty three characters in total. Here Kevin and Brendan read after…

Duration : 0:2:10

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Extreme Khmer Episode 11: Cambodian Microbrew

July 17, 2008 by · 9 Comments 

Microbreweries are common in the US and elsewhere, but in this episode we take you on a tour of the absolute first one in Cambodia, Man Han Lou restaurant in Phnom Penh. Just to keep things interesting, the brewmeister is Chinese and speaks no Khmer, but never
fear, we’ve got that covered…

Duration : 0:8:57

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Extreme Khmer Episode 10: Studying Khmer in Surin

July 16, 2008 by · 25 Comments 

In this episode, the first of many exploring the Khmers of Surin in present-day Thailand, we visit a school started by a Sisaket Khmer man who teaches Khmer reading and writing. Write to khmersurin@gmail.com for more info. You can also use that address to donate to his school on PayPal. A little bit goes a long way!

Duration : 0:9:48

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Extreme Khmer Episode 6: Former Students Today

February 12, 2008 by · 24 Comments 

Interviews with three of my former students from SEASSI 2002, about how they’re using their Khmer language skills in Cambodia today

Duration : 0:7:51

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Extreme Khmer Episode 5: Cambodian Airline Pilot

January 15, 2008 by · 22 Comments 

An interview with a Cambodian pilot who files for Bangkok Airways (and trains Thai pilots!), and the story of a 1996 air crash in Phnom Penh, with a video of the sole survivor from Thai television.

Duration : 0:7:25

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Extreme Khmer Episode 4: Female Moto Dup

December 12, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Interview with the only woman motorcycle taxi driver in Phnom Penh (that we know of!).

Duration : 0:6:32

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Extreme Khmer Episode 3: Khmer Comic Artists Today

November 30, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Interviews with artists who work for an organization which promotes comics in Cambodia, plus a comic artist from the 1980s.

Duration : 0:9:33

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Extreme Khmer Episode 2: Wat Phnom

March 9, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Each month our crack team of wacky reporters takes you into the heart of Khmer culture on the highways and byways of Southeast Asia. Extreme Khmer is a video podcast done entirely in Khmer and intended for students who have completed at least one year of university-level Khmer study.

http://www.studykhmer.com

Duration : 0:5:48

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Extreme Khmer Episode 1: Surin Khmers

December 30, 2006 by · 25 Comments 

Each month our crack team of wacky reporters takes you into the heart of Khmer culture on the highways and byways of Southeast Asia. Extreme Khmer is a video podcast done entirely in Khmer and intended for students who have completed at least one year of university-level Khmer study.

Duration : 0:6:14

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