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Karen languages

Hi everyone!

I'm scheduled to start tutoring some refugees from Burma soon; most, if not all, of them are of the Karen ethnic group. From what I can gather on Wikipedia, there are three main Karen language groups; however, they're, apparently, mutually unintelligible. I was wondering if anyone would (a) know which group is most common, and (b) have any good resources for learning the basics of Karen.

I'll e-mail the translator to get a better idea of which Karen language is being spoken, but, in the meantime, I'd love any and all resources on any of the languages, really.

Thanks!
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