Archive | June, 2012

Learn Thai – Get well soon

Sawatdee ka,   Thailand’s rainy season are usually May/June to October. For some reason many Thai people get a cold very easily in this period. If your Thai friends or loved ones happen to be unwell, you could say something nice like ‘get well soon’ to them in Thai and I’m sure they would be very happy […]

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My Top 10 favorite place to eat in Sukhumvit

Sawatdee ka, I was browsing the internet and found the CNNGo’s article Top tourist destinations for 2012, and Bangkok is ranked third in their list of cool places around the world! I am happy to know that people like my city, so I thought I wanted to share something. I think one of the biggest questions […]

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VIDEO: Giving/Asking for Directions

Sawatdee ka, I was asked a few times to make lessons that are useful for tourists, so I thought asking for direction might be useful for many of you who are not good at looking at the map like I also have a lesson where you can learn how to tell direction that was made […]

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VIDEO: Basic Directions

Sawatdee ka, I think learning a few basic words for telling direction would help your stay in Thailand a little bit easier. Once my foreign friend wanted to say ‘turn right’ but instead he said ‘turn buffalo’!! since the word ‘right’ and ‘buffalo’ sounds kind of similar. It was nothing terrible but it created a […]

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Learn Thai from Visakha Bucha Day

Sawatdee ka, Today is one of the most important day for Buddhist people. It is Visakha Bucha Day (วันวิสาขบูชา) which marks the three important incidents in the life of Lord Buddha(พระพุทธเจ้า) on the same day. Read more about it here: This year is very special since it is the 2,600th anniversary of Lord Buddha achieving enlightenment. Thai people call […]

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Lesson 3 – Practice Writing – Middle Class Consonant

We have seen how the nine Middle class consonants look like in the previous lesson. Now let’s learn how to write each letter, shall we? I wrote all these letter myself, so please accept my apology if the pictures are not very clear. [1] ก.ไก่ (Gaw Gài) (more…)

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Lesson 2 – Middle Class Consonants

Thai consonants are divided into three classes; Middle class, High class and Low class.  See all 44 alphabets here. There are nine middle class consonants (อักษรกลาง [àk –sŏrn glaang]) อักษรกลางมี 9 ตัว [1] ก.ไก่ (Gaw Gài) ไก่  (gài) means chicken (more…)

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