Language Primer: Sinhala

Our correspondent in Sri Lanka presents the most basic of basic guides about the island nation’s principal dialect that isn’t Tamil.

Language Primer: Malay

Our correspondent offers a rundown of Malaysia’s principal language; a vernacular, the eagle-eyed will no doubt attest, that offers striking similarities with Bahasa Indonesia.

Language Primer: Khmer

Our correspondent learns more about Cambodia: in this case, how to make oneself understood.