LESSON A DAY : Thai for self-study by TSL CHIANG MAI.
We have also developed an additional series of short Thai lessons on various subjects like “LESSON A DAY” for the benefit of all beginners-advanced Thai language learners.
Thai as a Second Language School has produced a series of free online learning aids with the main objective is to improve vocabulary acquisition and increase student’s exposure and interaction with the Thai language. Our Thai language teachers have created hundreds of Thai lessons and Thai language exercises. These learning aids cover most of the vocabulary introduced in our Thai language lessons.
Additionally, TSL school adapted part of the FSI (Foreign Service Institute) Thai language course to be used as a basic Thai for self-study. We have also developed an additional series of short Thai lessons on various subjects like “LESSON A DAY” for the benefit of all beginners-advanced Thai language learners.
A Future Project: Finally, we decided to propose you to learn Thai with music. For each song, we have included a music video, Thai lyrics, English translation as well as Thai transliteration. We think that learning Thai language with music can be a fun and rewarding experience.
ค่อนข้าง /khɔ̂n khâaŋ/ somewhat, rather, relatively, fairly, pretty-,quite It’s an adverb of degree or level which is used with a verb or verb phrase to a certain or significant extent or degree. We use ค่อนข้าง [...]
Have you ever wondered what "555" means? And why Thai people use "555" in comments or in any online conversations like text, LINE, Facebook, and many more anywhere informal Thai is written? Is it an [...]
Particle in Thai are words that have no specific meaning but used to express the speaker’s opinion, attitude, feeling towards the thing she or he is talking about. “ค่ะ (kh̀a)” and “ครับ (khŕap)” are ones of [...]
Prefixes "nák (นัก)" "khon (คน)" "châaŋ (ช่าง)" In thai prefixes "nák (นัก) ", "khon (คน)" and "châaŋ (ช่าง)" can be added to verbs to make those verbs nouns in dictating professions. For example, businessmen, [...]
Thai has many proverbs and idioms. Let’s see the Thai Idioms "mɛɛw (แมว)" Examples: mɛɛw khà-mooy (แมวขโมย) Cat burglar refer to someone who always steal little things from other. yàa fàak bplaa-yâaŋ wái gàp mɛɛw (อย่าฝากปลาย่างไว้กับแมว) [...]
Let’s learn more about the Thai word “khîi (ขี้)”. Actually, this word “khîi (ขี้)” means excrement or dung, however, in the Thai language we use this word as a “prefix” to explain some negative personality [...]
Thai Comparatives: The Thai comparative, there are 3 words you should know; gwàa (กว่า), khɯ̂n (ขึ้น) and loŋ (ลง). A. “gwàa (กว่า)” “gwàa (กว่า)” = more; more than. Inequality more (than), to a greater extent' [...]
A. The word “dâay (ได้)” means can; able to; possible to (used at the end of a statement when you want to indicate the ability or possibility of whatever you just said). So, “dâay-mǎi (ได้-ไหม)” [...]
One area of confusion when learning Thai language is to know which form of the word “know” to use. The word know in English translates to three different words in Thai that have a similar meaning but are used [...]
November 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Lesson No. 4: Prefix word “nɑ̂ɑ”
Today, we will learn about Thai adjective words with a prefix “nɑ̂ɑ- (น่า-)”. In the Thai language, when you are using the word “nɑ̂ɑ- (น่า)” as a prefix (worth v+ing, -able, -ing) + Verb or Adjectives, [...]
There are three seasons in Thailand: hot season/summer or "rɯ́-duu rɔ́ɔn (ฤดูร้อน)", cold season/winter or "rɯ́-duu nǎaw (ฤดูหนาว)" and rainy season or "rɯ́-duu fǒn (ฤดูฝน)". The word "rɯ́-duu (ฤดู)" means season, you also can [...]