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Thai Language

The past two years I’ve had the great fortune to learn Thai language. It has been useful during my travels to Thailand as I can read and write a little  (but still a bit too shy to speak).

Please view the articles I have written related to the Thai language (the images may take a while to load):

Buying a laptop with Thai keyboard
About three years ago, I purposely bought a laptop from Thailand to enable me to type in Thai language easier.
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Thai table calendar with numbers in Thai language
I visit Thailand often during year end and each time, one of my priorities is to buy the Thai calendar
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Decide on your own life and destiny (ชีวิตลิขิตเอง)- inspirational song by Bird Thongchai
Currently I am learning the Thai language, both in reading and writing. And the most effective way to learn how
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How I learned to read numbers in Thai language
Someone once told me that the best way to learn a language is to put yourself in a situation where
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Nursery poem to help to remember 20 words in Thai language that uses ใ
There are twenty words in the Thai language that uses the vowel mai muan (sarak ใ). There is a poem
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Nice Thai nursery rhyme ไก่ ดู นก
Below is a nursery rhyme shared by my Thai teacher. I quite like the nursery rhyme and would like to
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Thai-English dictionary for Thai users can help you to learn Thai pronounciation
For a non native speaker who is learning to read and write in Thai, one of the challenges faced is
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Keyboard with Thai alphabets
When I am attempting to learn Thai, I had always wanted a physical keyboard that carries the Thai characters on
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Mobile phone with Thai alphabets
Note: Post below was originally published in year 2013. Today, most people who are using Smartphones (Android and iPhone) can
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Good Thai dictionary and phasebook at reasonable price
The most inexpensive place to buy Thai dictionaries and phasebooks are in Thailand itself. Not only that, but you can
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Thai language videos:

Thai language taught by En Asri from Southern Thailand (who can converse in Malay as well due to the proximity of his location with Malaysia).  This resulted from a collaboration between the Malaysian and Thai government.

I was fortunate enough to manage to video tape one of the session. Herein are the videos, arranged in chronological order and uploaded in YouTube. As and when I can, I’ve tried to include captions to make it easier for the reader to grasp the words.

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
  3. Part 3
  4. Part 4– consonant ร
  5. Part 5 – pronounciation
  6. Part 6
  7. Part 7–  ผ, พ, ฟ , ฝ, ภ, ก, ถ, ม, น, ย, ร , เ ื อ
  8. Part 8– consonant ล
  9. Part 9– ว, role of ห in changing tones
  10. Part 10
  11. Part 11  -ห, อ, ฮ
  12. Part 12– how to read Thai vowels
  13. Song Loy Krathong (with lyrics)
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