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New Year’s Resolution – Learn Thai Posted by on Jan 11, 2018

New Year's Resolution - Learn Thai

A New Year is here, and that means many people are trying to follow through on their New Year’s resolution (ความละเอียดปีใหม่ kwaam lá-ìat bpee mài). Perhaps your resolution is to learn Thai (เรียน ภาษาไทย rian paa-săa tai). Sadly, many people give up on their resolution halfway through the year. We’re here to help make sure that doesn’t…

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10 Posts for Thai Beginners Posted by on Sep 14, 2016

Are you new to the Thai language? Intimidated by the tricky alphabet and all those pesky tones? It’s alright – Thai certainly isn’t an easy language to pick up. That’s why we’re here! To get you going in your Thai studies, here are 10 of our best posts for beginners: Thai Alphabet – Vowels Of…

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An Intro to Thai Language and Culture Posted by on Jul 7, 2016

Thailand is a beautiful country that has been drawing tourists by the millions for decades. Whether it’s the sandy beaches of the many islands, the jungles of the north, the ancient ruins of former capitals, or the excitement of Bangkok, Thailand has something to offer every type of traveler. If you’re planning a trip to…

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Beginner Thai Video Series Posted by on Aug 10, 2015

Thai is an intimidating language to learn, with its tricky alphabet and tones that confuse many a farang who attempt to use them. Never fear, because we’ve put together a “Beginner Thai” video series that will at least get you up to par on the basics of the Thai language. Here are the first five…

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Thai Tones Pronunciation Guide Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

The five tones of Thai are intimidating, but learning them is a vital part of picking up the language. There’s tons of information out there about the tones, so I won’t bore you with a lengthy article. Instead, here’s a short video with three examples for each of the five tones. Listen and repeat at…

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How Much Thai Can You Learn in a Week? Posted by on Oct 29, 2014

This month I had to get out of China for a visa run, something that anyone who has lived abroad probably understands quite well. With not a whole lot of time or money on my hands, I had to give this some serious thought. There’s always the typical Shenzhen-Hong Kong border crossing, but I had…

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15 Great Posts About Thailand and Thai Posted by on Sep 10, 2014

We’re thrilled to be back online with the Thai Language and Culture blog after a couple of months off. I’m especially excited to write about Thailand and the language and culture of this fascinating country since I just booked a trip there for next month. This will be my fourth time visiting Thailand, and I’m…

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