toki! This is the first in a series of weekly lessons on Toki Pona- a conlang invented in with only words. Wait say again Jack. Did you say words?. Toki Pona is an invented language that borrows from Dutch, English and Chinese. It has only words but is two days enough time to. I want to learn toki pona cos it looks like it’s the best, but I have no idea how to start. I’ve looked at Conlang Critic’s 12 Days of Toki Pona.

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It’s not so easy to adopt the way of thinking that Toki Pona requires. Can Toki Pona grammar be simpler?

What happened when I tried to learn Toki Pona in 48 hours using memes

Is it possible to mix Toki Pona with Lojban? Does a natural language as simple as Toki Pona exist? Are there any books written in Toki Pona? Topics Languages The case for language learning. Plugged into my laptop, I felt like Neo learning kung fu.

The first thing we do at the TokiPonathon is to get stuck into the vocabulary.

Still have a question? Hopefully this introduction will answer any questions you may have. What are the advantages of learning Toki Pona? Tokki are the best resources for learning Toki Pona? Prem Gill, a year-old student of marine geography from Reading, tlki that the TokiPonathon is his easy route to bilingualism: What are the best resources for learning?


Where do I start learning toki pona? I ask Mayeux what he thinks Toki Pona can teach us about language learning. Many had already found ways to order their thoughts.

Toki Pona Lesson 1

Loading comments… Trouble loading? We split into groups and exchanged short videos via WhatsApp to translate. They started learning it last February and were on hand to help at the TokiPonathon. Conlang Critic in Education. Toki Pona has only words and uses only 14 letters. Both students and trainers have access to information such as trainings that have been completed by a student in I’ve looked at Conlang Critic’s 12 Days of Toki Pona, but he himself agrees that he’s not the best at it, and everyone else has a different way of saying things like “do you speak toki pona?

Well, there is a good vocabulary course on Memrise.

The grammar is simple and few words have more than two syllables. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

learn toki pona-Lesson One

Only around people in the world understand this language. Although Toki Pona has a modest following, including a few more or less fluent speakers, I urge you to consider Toki Pona not so much for how well it can entertain you or how large of a following it has, but more for the insight it can give you as it helps you develop a simpler way of thinking.


Log in or sign up in seconds. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Are there any natural languages like Toki Pona?


The most important part is memorizing the or so words, because the grammar is very simple. Want to add to the kearn For more information, see the copyright information page. People who had known none of this language 24 hours earlier spent the morning speaking nothing but Toki Pona.

As for all the other details, everyone’s going to have a different opinion. What should I try, apart from buying the book?

Stay focused on a set of lessons while learning and pick up other bits larn pieces as you go. If you’re like me, as you learn Toki Pona you may find that the frame of mind that Toki Pona relies upon sometimes conflicts with how you’ve always approached understanding things.

We played pictionary, consequences, and made videos, all in Toki Pona.