So our year come to an end and the New Year is almost here. Teacher Pear has a small gift for you all - she made a short video talking about five useful questions you can use to ask your Thai friends about their New Year's celebration. She also has lovely message to say to you at the end of the lesson, so please watch until the end. :) Here are the five questions in the … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 5 Useful Expressions for the Holiday Season
Archives for December 2015
How do Thai People Celebrate New Year?
A lot of people asked me if Thai people celebrate New Year like the rest of the world as the traditional Thai New Year is on 13th of April known as ‘Songkran’. The answer is ‘yes’. Thai people have been celebrating the 1st of January as the first day of the year for almost 70 years. The New Year is a long holiday in Thailand from 31st December to 3rd January. Many people … [Read more...] about How do Thai People Celebrate New Year?
Some Favourites from Our Videos in 2015
As I was writing our newsletter last week I was scanning through the videos Pear and I have uploaded over the past 12 months. While we would obviously like to do more (although that would have been impossible with our full time commitment with one-to-one lessons, and our other projects), we really enjoyed making the ones we've made and thought they were useful for your Thai … [Read more...] about Some Favourites from Our Videos in 2015
VIDEO: 10 Common Thai Interjections
Have you ever heard a strange funny sound from a Thai person and you didn't understand what it meant? In this lesson we show you the common sounds that Thai people make to show emotion or feelings. We hope it helps you to understand Thai people better and you can also apply to your own everyday life and make yourself sound like a Thai. :) In Thai 'interjection' is called … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 10 Common Thai Interjections
Photo Gallery: My Trip to Chiang Rai
"Chiang Rai (เชียงราย)" might be less well known than Chiang Mai as a tourist destination. After my visit to Chiang Rai in February 2015 I found that Chiang Rai was actually much fascinating with less tourists than Chiang Mai. Chiang Rai is endowed with an abundance of natural beauty and cultural heritage that attracts visitors year round. Where is Chiang Rai? Chiang Rai is … [Read more...] about Photo Gallery: My Trip to Chiang Rai