If you know anything about Thai culture or have lived in Thailand for any amount of time, you will know that Thai people are open-minded concerning outside influences. They have been greatly influenced by foreigners in terms of food, clothing, including language. This is why there are many English loanwords in the Thai language that are commonly used in everyday life.
However, Thai people pronounce these loanwords the same way they pronounce Thai words which means there are five tones fall on these English loanwords so it might be hard for you to understand Tinglish before you hear them often enough.
In this lesson, we gather ten common Tinglish words that you are likely hear in daily life in Thailand and make a game for you! You just need to listen to the pronunciation then guess what the word is in English, easy and fun! 🙂