In this lesson, I'll show you how to STOP using "มาก mâak" for VERY & upgrade your Thai vocabulary. By avoiding this one little word as much as you can, you'll be forced to get more creative and activate other more interesting & impressive Thai words instead! 😎 Intensify like a Native Thai Very sweet หวาน /wǎan/ = sweet เจี๊ยบ /jíab/ = very หวานเจี๊ยบ /wǎan … [Read more...] about STOP Saying “มาก mâak” for Very | Use these alternatives to sound like a native Thai
5-Minute Thai Grammar : Quantifiers Many Thai language learners didn’t know the right way to use Thai quantifiers, “some”, “many”, “few”. WATCH this lesson to learn this important grammar so you can speak Thai correctly. I have a quiz at the end, please make sure you do it and leave your answers in the comments. ⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯ ONLINE GROUP … [Read more...] about 5-Minute Thai Grammar : Some, Many, Few
➤ Practice your Thai listening skills: When you're practising your listening skills, slow down the speed of the video. This gives you a little more time and space to help hear the sounds that I'm making and then connect them to the words that you recognise. Slowing down the speed is not cheating, it's a really great way to start hearing the sounds and recognising words as … [Read more...] about Thai Lesson: Listen Actively & Answer the Questions
Teacher Pear selected five Thai quotes she found on her friends' Facebook, these phrases are widely shared on Thai social media. You will learn how Thais play with words to form metaphors and similes. 1.ถ้าเบื่อเขา ก็ไปทะเลกับเรานะ /tâa buèa kǎo, gâw bpai tá-lay gàb rao ná/ Meaning 1: If you get bored of the mountains, you can go to the sea with … [Read more...] about Intermediate Thai : Phrases from Social Media
Some Thai sounds can be hard to tell apart when you’re listening. If you can hear the difference, it will be easier to speak correctly. So for this lesson teacher Pear created another listening exercise for you which is based on the misunderstandings Thai language learners often make when listening to local people speak Thai. Please let me know your scores in the … [Read more...] about Thai Listening Test | Similar Sounding Words
Thai vocabulary quiz! This quiz will test you two things; 1. How large is your Thai vocabulary? 2. How fast can you recall the words when you need them? Please let me know your score in the comments. :) ONLINE GROUP SPEAKING CLASSES We offer online group classes for all levels. Our group classes focus on improving your conversational skills. 🌐 Click here to find … [Read more...] about THAI Vocabulary Quiz | 50 Everyday Words
This lesson is for intermediate Thai language learners. You will listen to a one-minute story in Thai teacher Pear tells you without a translation or subtitle, then you can learn the explanation of each sentence at the end of the listening practice. Hope you find the lesson useful in your Thai learning. Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions. ONLINE GROUP … [Read more...] about INTERMEDIATE THAI : Listen & Learn
This video is perfect for intermediate to advanced English learners who want to improve their skills in Thai conversations. I'm teaching you 15 advanced Thai phrases so you feel confident speaking in Thai conversations! So I hope you're ready. Let's get into it! What to say when you understand, but you need to double-check. … [Read more...] about 15 Advanced Phrases For Thai Confident Conversation
Try this grammar quiz to test your understanding of Thai language. The test consists of 10 short multiple-choice questions about Thai Grammar. 1.I want to drink beer. A.ผมอยากดื่มเบียร์ /pǒm yàak dùem bia/ B.ผมเอาดื่มเบียร์ /pǒm ao dùem bia/ 2.I would like to have Pad Thai. A.ผมเอาผัดไทย /pǒm ao pàd-tai/ B.ผมอยากผัดไทย /pǒm yàak pàd-tai/ 3.She … [Read more...] about Thai Grammar Quiz!
In this mini Thai lesson I show you differences between formal and informal ways to say five different phrases that are used in daily life. Thailand has a deeply entrenched, hierarchical society. It also shows in the language, you need to choose an appropriate way to express yourself in different situations. If you are familiar with Thai language, even the pronouns Thai … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Formal Thai VS Informal Thai
ASKING TO DO SOMETHING YOURSELF: ขอ + do something + ได้มั้ย /kǎw + do something + dâai mái/ Can I ? / May I? Examples: ผมขอยืมโทรศัพท์ได้มั้ย /pǒm kǎw yueem too- rá -sàb dâai mái/ Can I borrow you phone? (Male speaker) ชั้นขอยืมโทรศัพท์ได้มั้ย /chán kǎw yueem toe-ra-sàb dâai mái/ Can I borrow you phone? (Female … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Making Requests in Thai
HOW TO START READING THAI: There are 44 letters in Thai language, and they are categorised into 3 classes;  Middle class consonants – อักษรกลาง /àk –sŏrn glaang/ (9 letters)  High class consonants – อักษรสูง /àk –sŏrn sŭung/ (11 letters)  Low class consonants – อักษรต่ำ /àk –sŏrn dtàm/ (24 letters) There are 24 letters in the Low Class … [Read more...] about Reading Thai for Beginners : Lesson 5 – Low Class Consonants (Group 2 : Paired)
HOW TO START READING THAI: There are 44 letters in Thai language, and they are categorised into 3 classes;  Middle class consonants - อักษรกลาง /àk –sŏrn glaang/ (9 letters)  High class consonants - อักษรสูง /àk –sŏrn sŭung/ (11 letters)  Low class consonants - อักษรต่ำ /àk –sŏrn dtàm/ (24 letters) There are 24 letters in the Low Class … [Read more...] about Reading Thai for Beginners : Lesson 4 – Low Class Consonants (Group 1 : Unpaired)
There are two uses of the word "ไม่ได้ mâi dâai" which could be confusing for some students. Let's clarify this grammar rule today. Rule number 1: Verb + ไม่ได้ mâi dâai = Can not do something. Rule number 2: ไม่ได้ mâi dâai + verb = Didn't do something Examples: Can not do something ชั้นพูดภาษาไทยไม่ได้ /chán pûut paa-sǎa Thai mâi … [Read more...] about Confusing Thai Grammar Rules : Didn’t VS Can’t
In this lesson, teacher Pear is teaching you 10 basic Thai adjectives that help you expand your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation and express yourself in everyday life! You will learn these useful Thai words and pronounce them accurately too! 1.ดี /dii/ - good,nice วันนี้อากาศดี /wan-níi aa-gàad dii/ Today the weather is good. เค้าเป็นคนดี káo bpen kon … [Read more...] about 10 BASIC THAI ADJECTIVES You Need to Know!
💥 A Common Confusion‼️ ทำ /tam/ or ทำให้ /tam hâi/ both words translates “make”. Even some advanced students make this mistake sometimes. Let’s clarify the confusion and speak Thai correctly today!😄 Take your Thai skills to the next level: We offer online group classes for all levels. Our group classes focus on improving your conversational skills. There is no reading … [Read more...] about Thai Phrase You Always Say Wrong‼️
Grammar can be confusing at times. This Thai grammar rule often confuse Thai language learners even advanced students. Let's clarify the confusion once and for all. :) Take your Thai skills to the next level: We offer online group classes for all levels. Our group classes focus on improving your conversational skills. There is no reading and writing Thai … [Read more...] about Confusing Thai Grammar Rules
Discover a new phrase to use in your Thai! These are special phrases and sayings that Thai speakers use all the time, but you don't often see these phrases in Thai course books or other study material. 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐢 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐚 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐢! 🤓🚀 Online Group Speaking Courses 📚🤓🚀 Explore our online group classes click here Contact us: 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐦𝐨𝐝@𝐠𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦 … [Read more...] about Thai Phrase of the Day!
There are 44 letters in Thai language, and they are categorised into 3 classes;  Middle class consonants - อักษรกลาง /àk –sŏrn glaang/  High class consonants - อักษรสูง /àk –sŏrn sŭung/  Low class consonants - อักษรต่ำ /àk –sŏrn dtàm/ อักษร /àk –sŏrn/ means letter กลาง /glaang/ means middle สูง /sŭung/ means high, tall ต่ำ /dtàm/ means low In this … [Read more...] about How to Start Reading Thai : Lesson 3 – High Class Consonants
This post shows a collection of 10 video lessons that are most useful for intermediate learners. You will find Intermediate grammar lessons such as the usage of ก็/gâw , ที่ /tîi/ , ไว้ /wái/ and some videos for practicing your listening skills. Just click on a link and improve your Thai! 5 Words That Make People Think You’re Fluent The Most Important Thai Word "ก็ … [Read more...] about Thai for Intermediate Learners