Archive | April, 2015

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Top 4 of Thailand’s Best Unspoilt Islands

Thailand has some of the best beaches in the world and it brings millions of people to Thailand each year (over 15 million tourists in year 2014).  It might be difficult if you want to to get away from the crowds, but you can still find quiet, unspoilt beaches on which to relax and enjoy the nature. 🙂 Here are my Top 4 […]

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Koh Ngai: Another Paradise in Thailand

In my recent long weekend trip, I was happy to discover another paradise (after I visited Surin Island and Lipe island). Thailand has some of the best beaches in the world but the more famous it is, the more visitors there are. Once in a while I like to take myself away from the crowds […]

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VIDEO: Road Trip

This lesson is for students who want to practice listening skills, so there is no subtitle. I will make another video separately with subtitle and explanation for the useful phrases. See below the dialogue of the story: Mod: Mai, yak gin nŏm à, wáe see-wên súe kà-nŏm duâi ná ไหม อยากไปกินหนมอ่ะ แวะเซเว่นซื้อขนมด้วยนะ (Mai, I want […]

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VIDEO PLAYLIST: Thai Lessons by Mod&Pear

Since May 2013, I welcomed Pear to join my team. We have been happily working together and become best friends. Pear is giving Thai lessons to students around the globe both online via Skype and in-person in Hua Hin, the beach town in upper part of Southern Thailand. Here is the playlist of video lessons […]

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VIDEO: Songkran Festival

Songkran (Thai: สงกรานต์) is a traditional Thai New Year festival where people enjoy themselves by throwing water at each other. In Sanskrit, the word Songkran means ‘to pass’ or ‘move into’ and indicates the passing of the sun, moon and other planets into a new zodiac orbit. Songkran is celebrated on April 13th every year. […]

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VIDEO: Useful Phrases to Show You Care

Songkran long holiday has officially started today and many Thai people are traveling to celebrate the Thai New Year and see their families. Songkran is also the period when road accidents are occurring at the highest rate and this period between 9th – 15th April is referred by the police as the ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ […]

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VIDEO: How to Forbid & Give Warning

Songkran or Thai New Year is coming in a couple days. Besides all the major fun that is about to go on with the water fight, there are also some tips that have been given to the festival participants for their safety. We are going to talk about useful words that are used to make […]

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VIDEO: Say Them Right, Thai Long Vowels

To speak Thai clearly and make local people understood, it is not only getting the tones right it is also pronouncing the vowels correctly. There are in total 32 vowels in Thai language, 14 of them are long vowels and 18 are short vowels Similar to pronouncing Thai tones, when the vowel changes the meaning […]

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