Archive | December, 2011

Learn Thai expression – “get the hell away from me”

Sawatdee ka, Please don’t be frighten to see me teaching you this expression. It is not that I got aggressive all of the sudden LOL. I write this lesson to answer a question I got from a YouTube viewer. His question is “ How do you say in thai ‘get the hell away from me, I thought you were […]

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Learn Thai from a song – what’s wrong?

Sawatdee ka, Yesterday I was a little bit unwell so I had an idea of making this lesson. I also found a song that has the same expression in the lyrics, so I put a few sentences from the song here as I thought it might help you remember the expression better 🙂 Please listen […]

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New Year Thai greeting and wishes

Sawatdee ka, New Year 2012 is approaching in less than two weeks, so let’s learn how to greet your Thai friends and love ones on New Year. Also learn how to give wishes like a Thai. From the video, you can apply giving wishes expression on any occasion, weather it is birthday, farewell, wedding etc. […]

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Bangkok’s Christmas Lights

Sawatdee ka, I don’t know about you, but I LOVE December. It is the best weather in Thailand, also it is the holiday season so everyone seems to be more happy than usual. I love hearing Christmas songs that are being played everywhere. Most Thai are Buddhist but we love to celebrate any occasion, so some […]

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The World’s Largest Golden Buddha Image

Sawatdee ka, Did you know there is The world’s largest solid-gold Buddha image in Bangkok? I have to confess that I have  just known about it from my student 2 weeks ago. What a shame! LOL  So, I googled the map for the temple’s location and went there to see it with my own eyes […]

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Mod’s a chic-place-to-celebrate recommendation- Red Sky

Sawatdee ka, December is my favorite month of the year because of the cool and nice weather, and it gives me a holiday feeling in a way. So, I always feel more relax in December than the rest of the year. Last night I went to a pre-Christmas party at Centara Grand at Central World Hotel. Afterwards, my […]

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Thailand’s Father’s day

Sawatdee ka, December 5th of every year is Father’s day in Thailand. It is the birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (พระบาทสมเด็จพระเจ้าอยู่หัวภูมิพลอดุลยเดช). This year (5 December 2012) he is 85 year-old. Last year, I wrote about what Thai people do on this important day here: http://www.learnthaiwithmod.com/2010/12/fathers-day/ This year, I would like to share with […]

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Mod’s food recommendation: Thai Hot Pot (Jim Jum)

A fantastic way to relax over dinner with a few friends. A small clay pot filled with an outstanding aromatic broth sits over a bed of charcoal. There are raw morning glory , cabbage , thin sliced meats (usually pork, beef and liver), beaten eggs, glass noodles, and the all important holy Thai basil. This […]

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