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VIDEO: Learn Thai – How Many?

I suggest you to review the previous one first then study this one, that would help you understand this lesson quicker : ) Review the previous lesson – How to use classifier when counting   HOW MANY? Pattern : noun + กี่ gìi + classifier (more…)

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Learn Thai – I Can Do It!

    Which steps have you reached today? วันนี้คุณอยู่ที่ขั้นบันไดไหน /wan-níi kun yùu tîi kán ban-dai năi?/ ขั้นบันได / kán ban-dai/ steps ไหน / năi?/ Which? (more…)

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Learn Thai – fruit

I got a question on my Facebook page asking how to say ‘apple juice’ in Thai. You can add the word น้ำ ‘náam’ meaning ‘water’ in front of any kind of fruit, and you get the word that particular fruit juice. For example; apple in Thai is แอปเปิ้ล /áb-bpêrn/; apple juice is น้ำแอปเปิ้ล /náam áb-bpêrn/ Watch this […]

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Learn Thai – Introduce oneself

I have got a few questions regarding introducing oneself in this past week.  This lesson is one of the very first lessons I filmed when I started my teaching career. I went back to watch it and I felt like..Oh! that was so embarrassing! I spoke soooo slow in my first few videos, so after […]

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Learn Thai – Do something “for” someone & other “for”

“For” can be translated to a few different words in Thai language. 1. “ให้ hâi” used in the pattern “do something for somebody” (more…)

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Learn Thai – asking for help

The pattern used to ask for help or ask someone to do something for you as in English ‘Could you…?’ is below:   chûai + verb phrase +nòi dâi-mái?   Could you speak slowly please? chûai pûud cháa- cháa nòi dâi mái? ช่วยพูดช้าๆหน่อยได้มั้ย (more…)

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Learn Thai : I miss you

  I got a question from one of my YouTube viewers “Can you translate “do you know how much i miss you” to thai?” I guess many of you have Thai friends or loved ones here in Thailand while you are in another country, so this short lesson might be useful. คิดถึง /kít – tŭeang/ […]

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Seven Days of The Week in Thai

  Days of the week are prefaced by the word วัน [wan] ‘day’. The preposition ‘on’ is not used: วันจันทร์ [wan jan]                                         Monday วันอังคาร [wan ang-kaan]                   […]

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Learn Thai from Olympics

Sawatdee ka,   Are you a sport fan? I don’t usually watch sport games, but once every four years I always follow Olympic games especially when Thailand is competing. Let’s learn a Thai word used for encouragement, shall we? Thai people say สู้ๆ [Sûu Sûu] to give encouragement.  สู้ [sûu] means to fight, it is like […]

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VIDEO: Shopping like a Thai

Sawatdee ka,   I think when you visit Thailand the activity you cannot miss is shopping, am I right? and we know that the prices seem to be higher for tourists. Let’s learn how to negotiate the price, or suggest the price. This video shows you how we do exactly that.   Key phrases: Asking […]

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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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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 me.lol I also have a lesson where you can learn how to tell direction that was made […]

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Learn Thai – Cheers!

Sawatdee ka, I posted a question on my Facebook page asking ” Do you know what “cheers!” is in Thai?”, and I got many different answers as showed below: – ชน [chon] literally means crash against, bump against, knock against. It is also commonly used for “cheers!”.  Many times we say the word เอ้า! [âo!] before […]

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Knackered, Worn Out or Very Tired: หมดแรง

When you would like to say “I am really really tired”, to speak like a Thai you can use this word: หมดแรง mod(low tone) – raeng (middle tone) It means  ‘knackered’, ‘worn out’, ‘very tired’ etc. หมด [mod] means ‘be finished’ แรง [raeng] means ‘energy’ *******************************************************

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Learn useful Thai words from Thai ad

Sawatdee ka, This ad is interesting in my opinion, it is encouraging women to see the value in themselves. We can also learn many useful words from this clip, especially  one question word that is being repeated throughout the clip. I put subtitle both in Thai, phonetics and English in the video. From the video, […]

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Learn to greet like a real Thai!

Sawatdee ka, Of course! you know how to say Sa-baai dee mai? [How are you?]. Did you know that we actually use another expression more often than that? Check out what it is.

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