Omniglot book store

Cornish language learning materials

Courses, dictionaries and other materials for learning Cornish.

Courses, Dictionaries, Grammars, Other books


Talk Now! Learn Cornish

Talk Now! Learn Cornish

by Eurotalk

- a basic introduction to Cornish. Includes dialogues, exercises, games, tests and notes in many different languages. Introduces a fairly limited amount of vocabulary and phrases, but does so in an effective and fun way.

Buy from: or

TeachMe! Cornish

TeachMe! Cornish

- a CD-ROM course which helps to learn grammar and a wide range of vocabulary. Also includes a book of stories, which you can listen to and read, an audio CD, and an AutoLearn feature. Covers both Common Cornish (Kernewek Kemmyn) and UCR (Kernowek Unys Amendys).

Buy from:

Skeul an Yeth

Skeul an Yeth - A complete course in the Cornish language

Wella Brown

- an introduction to the Cornish language. Comes in three parts, each of which consists of a textbook and four CDs with recordings of the dialogues and some of the exercises.

Buy Part 1 from:
Buy Part 2 from:
Buy Part 3 from:

Also available from: and

Cornish is Fun

Cornish is Fun: An Informal Course in Living Cornish

by Heini Gruffudd, Ray Chubb, Richard Gendall and Tim Saunders


Buy from:


Cornish This Way: Holyewgh an Lergh

Cornish This Way: Holyewgh an Lergh - A Beginner's Course in Cornish

by Graham Sandercock

- beginners' Cornish course featuring a textbook and double cassette. The book is divided into 205 short sections each containing a reading, a conversation, a point of grammar or vocabulary or an exercise which can be studied and understood in a short time.

Buy from:


A New Cornish-English English-Cornish Dictionary

A New Cornish-English English-Cornish Dictionary: Gerlyver Noweth Kernewek-Sawsnek Ha Sawsnek-Kernewek

R. Morton Nance and A.S.D. Smith

- this dictionary was first published in 1938 and was used as the basis for the spelling of Unified Cornish. Contains much useful material which was omitted from later dictionaries for reasons of economy. A word list at the back ensures that new words found after 1938 are included.

Buy from:

Cornish Dictionary

Cornish Dictionary: An Gerlyver Kres

Ken George (Editor)

- a bilingual Cornish-English / English-Cornish dictionary containing over 20,000 entries.

Buy from:



Cornish Place Names and Language

A Grammar of Modern Cornish

Wella Brown

- essential reference, especially for advanced students.

Buy from:

Other books

Cornish Place Names and Language

Cornish Place Names and Language

Craig Weatherhill

- a fascinating book which explains the origins of Cornish place names and includes a basic introduction to Modern Cornish (Kernuack) and details of the history the language.

Buy from: or

The Wheel: an Anthology of Modern Poetry in Cornish 1850-1980

Tim Saunders (Editor)

Buy from:

Information about Cornish | Phrases | Numbers: Revived Cornish, Middle Cornish | Colours | Family words | Terms of endearment | Colours | Time | Weather words | Comparison of Celtic languages | Celtic cognates | Celtiadur | Tower of Babel | My podcast about Cornish | Cornish courses on: and [affilate links]

Other Celtic languages

Breton, Cornish, Irish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh

[ other sections ]

Please note

None of the items listed in this bookstore are supplied by Omniglot. When you click on the links here you will be taken to other websites where you can buy the items. If you have any questions about your orders or purchases, please contact the relevant company, not Omniglot.


Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:


Learn a Language with gymglish

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.


Note: all links on this site to, and are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.

Get a 30-day Free Trial of Amazon Prime (UK)