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. ???? ???? ???? ? ????! ?? Online Group Speaking Courses ??? Explore our online group classes click here Contact us: ????????????????@?????.??? … [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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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