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
Thai Phrase of the Day!
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. ???? ???? ???? ? ????! ?? Online Group Speaking Courses ??? Explore our online group classes click here Contact us: ????????????????@?????.??? … [Read more...] about Thai Phrase of the Day!
How to Start Reading Thai : Lesson 3 – High Class Consonants
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
Thai for Intermediate Learners
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
THAI FOR BEGINNERS – Taking a Taxi
You are in Bangkok, what would you say when you are in a taxi? Here are eight basic Thai phrases for taking a taxi. 1.Do you use the meter? ใช้มิเตอร์ไหม /chái mí-dtêr mái/ 2.Can you use the meter? ใช้มิเตอร์ได้ไหม /chái mí-dtêr dâai-mái/ 3. Do you use express way/toll way? ใช้ทางด่วนไหม /chái taang-dùan mái/ Please park here จอดตรงนี้ … [Read more...] about THAI FOR BEGINNERS – Taking a Taxi
ADVANCED THAI – 5 Words That Make People Think You’re Fluent
Today I’ve got a slightly longer video lesson for you, I’m going to teach you FIVE advanced verbs that are going to make you sound like a native Thai speaker and they are going to dramatically increase your Thai vocabulary. There are also an exercise at the end of the lesson so remember to check them out. :) ติด /dtìt/ Basic meanings: ติด/dtìt/ has several meanings … [Read more...] about ADVANCED THAI – 5 Words That Make People Think You’re Fluent
Answer questions about yourself in THAI with EASE!
Do you hesitate or feel a little awkward when you get asked about yourself? Do you wonder if your answers sounds natural and accurate? This lesson will help you understand 10 common questions Thai people often ask foreigners and answer those questions in Thai. What is your name? คุณชื่ออะไร /kun chûe à-rai/ For male Speakers: ผมชื่อเจมส์ครับ /pŏm chûe James … [Read more...] about Answer questions about yourself in THAI with EASE!
Traditional Thai New Year | 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. If you are in Thailand, you would find yourself … [Read more...] about Traditional Thai New Year | Songkran Festival
Thai Useful Phrases to Use at a 7-Eleven
In Thailand, there are 12,225 7-Elven stores. Thai people love shopping in this convenience store from readymade meals to novelty snacks, holy grail beauty products to organic products. You will find 7-Elven so convenient! So we would like to teach you some phrases you will definitely hear when you buy things at a 7-Elven store. สวัสดีครับ เชิญครับ /sà-wàt-dii kráp, … [Read more...] about Thai Useful Phrases to Use at a 7-Eleven
VIDEO: 10 Opposite Words in Thai
Hot – Cold Hot - ร้อน /ráwn/ Cold - หนาว / năao/ ประเทศไทยร้อนมาก /bprà-têet tai ráwn mâak/ Thailand is very hot. ประเทศคุณหนาวไหม / bprà-têet kun năao mái/ Is it cold in your country? Tall – Short Tall – สูง / sŭung/ Short - เตี้ย /dtîa/ คุณสูงเท่าไหร่ /kun sŭung tâo-rài/ How tall are you? ต้นไม้ต้นนี้เตี้ยมาก/dtôn-máai dtôn níi dtîa mâak/ This tree … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 10 Opposite Words in Thai
VIDEO: 10 Phrases to Sound Like a Thai IMMEDIATELY!
You already speak some Thai and want to impress the native speakers with your knowledge? We have created this list of everyday words and expressions that will finally help you achieve native-level fluency in your conversational Thai. ประมาณนี้ /bprà-maan níi/ - “Something like this” Example: อยากได้ชุดประมาณนี้ /yàak dâai chút bprà-maan níi/ I would … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 10 Phrases to Sound Like a Thai IMMEDIATELY!
Holiday Pictures from Phuket in 2022
Pear and I visited Phuket for a short holiday together after not seeing each other for quite a long time. I stayed in three locations : Bang Tao beach in the north of the island and Kata Noi beach then Naiharn beach in the south of the island. I loved all these beaches, they are not as touristy as the main popular beaches like Patong, Karon and Kata beach. I thought you must … [Read more...] about Holiday Pictures from Phuket in 2022
VIDEOS: Expand Your Thai Vocabulary
The first rule of learning is do it in small chunks. Brief bursts are better than one long blast. During a break of only an hour, the brain assimilates new connections, then is ready for more. You might start from learning three words a day which is a good number to aim for in a busy life. These videos can help you Expand Your Thai vocabulary. TIPS: Have a notebook with you … [Read more...] about VIDEOS: Expand Your Thai Vocabulary
VIDEO: Speaking Natural Thai
BASIC THAI GRAMMAR : ต้อง /dtâwng/ VS ต้องการ /dtâwng-gaan/ I need a new phone. He needs your help! Which word do you use in the sentences above? Is it ต้อง /dtâwng/ or ต้องการ /dtâwng-gaan/ Both words translate “need, need to, have to”. These two words are often mixed up by Thai language learners. Let’s learn when to use each word in today! THE PATTERN … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Speaking Natural Thai
VIDEO: Real Life Conversation: MAKE A DATE
This lesson offer you two exercises: 1.You can practice your listening skills. 2. You will learn 12 useful phrases for making a date and eating out. Kru Pear has a special guest to help her doing the role play, you will get to listen to a Thai man's voice in this video! Dialogue from the video: Pele: กินข้าวยังครับ /gin kâao yang kráp/ Have you eaten … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Real Life Conversation: MAKE A DATE
VIDEO: Speak Thai Clearly! | The Imitation Technique
Ready to practice speaking Thai with confidence? Practice your pronunciation with teacher Pear in this imitation lesson! Practicing Thai with the Imitation Technique will help you to; Reduce your accent Reduce pronunciation problems quickly Make listening to native speakers easier! This technique is all about copying something that a native speaker is saying – … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Speak Thai Clearly! | The Imitation Technique
VIDEO: Learn 5 QUESTION WORDS and 3 TENSES in Under 10 Minutes
WHAT? อะไร /à-rai/ PRESENT TENSE: ทำอะไร /tam à-rai/ What do you do? PAST TENSE: เมื่อวานทำอะไร /mûea-waan tam à-rai/ What did you do yesterday? FUTURE TENSE: คุณจะทำอะไร/kun jà tam à-rai/ What will you do? WHERE? ที่ไหน / tîi-năi/ PRESENT TENSE: กินข้าวที่ไหน/gin kâao tîi-năi/ Where do you eat? PAST … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Learn 5 QUESTION WORDS and 3 TENSES in Under 10 Minutes
VIDEO: 10 Thai Lessons from 2021
VIDEO: Do You Know Tinglish?
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 … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Do You Know Tinglish?
VIDEO: Ordering Food in Thai Like a Local
Impress Your Friends by Ordering Food in Thai at Restaurant Ordering something to eat can be a challenge if you cannot eat certain things because of your religion or health or you are just a picky eater. Even if you know exactly what to say, you might be worried that the waiters won’t understand you, or that you won’t say the right thing. The script of the … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Ordering Food in Thai Like a Local