Archive | June, 2014

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My Favourite Riverside Thai Restaurants

I love to eat out because I am working in my home office all day long, but I don’t like to spend a lot of time traveling to a place to eat so I usually go to a restaurant in Sukhumvit area where it can be reached by sky train or a short taxi ride […]

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The King of Fruits – Durian

It is Durian season in Thailand (around April – June). I have seen a lot of Durian everywhere at the markets and street vendors now.  Durian is widely known in  southeast Asia as the “king of fruits” (ราชาผลไม้). It is a fruit like no other. We usually think of fruit as light and fresh, but […]

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VIDEO: Exercise Activities

1. ชอบออกกำลังกายมั้ย /chôrp òrk-gam-lang-gaai mái?/ Do you like to exercise? –      ชอบออกกำลังกายมากค่ะ /chôrp òrk-gam-lang-gaaimâak kâ/ I like to exercise a lot. Click here to learn more about how to ask and answer Thai Yes/No question 2. ชอบกีฬาอะไร /chôrpgii-laaà-rai?/ What sports do you like? –      วิ่ง /wîng/ to run –      ว่ายน้ำ /wâai-náam/ to swim –      โยคะ […]

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Benjasiri Park (สวนเบญจสิริ)

After long working day I like to go to the park to walk around, get some fresh air or go for a run.  Another thing I like to do in the park is feeding the turtles. It is such a luxury for me. There is a big pond in the middle of the park which is […]

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VIDEO: Shopping Conversations

This lesson We are looking into useful phrases that are commonly used in shops or stores or when we go shopping. I think most of you already know how to ask the question “how much?” and bargain the price, but this lesson we will learn some more useful phrases for asking about product you want […]

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Nang Gwak

“Nang Kwak” The Goddess of Wealth

นางกวัก /naang gwàk/ is a lady spirit who is traditionally believed that whoever has her in will enjoy brisk business through its mysterious attraction. The Thai Legend of Nang Kwak is highly revered as the Goddess of Wealth or Patron Saint of all Merchants. Nang Kwak is one of the best known legend in Thailand […]

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VIDEO: Thai Slang in Dictionary of New Words

The committee of the royal institute are compiling new words, slang and expression currently in use, ostensibly for the benefit of later generations, who may be confused by the wacky slang of today’s popular media (like my mom lol).There will be more than 1,000 words published in the Dictionary of New Words edition 4 ( พจนานุกรมคำใหม่เล่ม 4)     […]

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