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I visit Thailand often during year end and each time, one of my priorities is to buy the Thai calendar with dates and months written in Thai language. I have been buying the calendar under this series since 2013 each year without fail. It is a way that I use to make myself remember the [...]

Currently I am learning the Thai language, both in reading and writing. And the most effective way to learn how to put sentences together is by listening to songs. You can search for Thai songs with English subtitles to help you to learn Thai language.... may I say in a more romantic way. There are [...]

Someone once told me that the best way to learn a language is to put yourself in a situation where you have no choice but to learn it. I had always been struggling with the reading the numbers in Thai language ...so when it comes to page numbers in a Thai book I would not [...]

There are twenty words in the Thai language that uses the vowel mai muan (sarak ใ). There is a poem or a nursery rhyme that is to help Thai people to memorise all the twenty words. Here it is with a little translation previously provided by my teacher. ผู้ใหญ่ หา ผ้า ใหม่ ให้ สะ ใภ้ [...]

Below is a nursery rhyme shared by my Thai teacher. I quite like the nursery rhyme and would like to share with you: ไก่ ดู นก Kai duh nok (chicken look at bird) นก ดู ไก่ Nok duh kai (bird look at chicken) ไกุ ดูนก เห็น นก ตัว ใหญ่ Kai duh nok hen nok tuar [...]

For a non native speaker who is learning to read and write in Thai, one of the challenges faced is how to pronounce the Thai words correctly as there are so many complex vowels. Of course, with Google Translate, you can literally type in and then there is an option for you to listen to [...]

When I am attempting to learn Thai, I had always wanted a physical keyboard that carries the Thai characters on them. To get purchase this type of keyboard, the best is to buy it on your next trip to Thailand or to ask a favour from your friend who is going there to help buy [...]

Note: Post below was originally published in year 2013. Today, most people who are using Smartphones (Android and iPhone) can easily enable Thai language in which you can select in your phone's virtual keypad. However for any reason you are not using Smartphones and prefer the old fashioned phone, then the phone model Nokia Asha [...]