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Common Thai Grammar Mistakes 3
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mâi ไม่  and mâi châi ไม่ใช่ are used in negative sentences for example; Subject +mâi+verb+object. 1. She didn’t come to work. káo mâi ma: tham-ŋa:n kà.     เค้าไม่มาทำงานค่ะ 2. He did not drink beer. káo mâi gin bia kráp.                เค้าไม่กินเบียร์ครับ 3. There is nobody there. thî:-nân mâi mi: kon kà.          ที่นั่นไม่มีคนค่ะ Note: A:káo mâi ma: tham-ŋa:n kà. She didn’t come to work. เค้าไม่มาทำงานค่ะ B:káo ma:

Read Thai Lesson 1
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Read Thai Lesson 1 1.Thai consonants Thai language has 44 consonants, 28 vowels and 4 tone marks.                                  2.Thai vowels                               3.Tone marks Lone tone, falling tone,

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Speak Thai Lesson 12
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Classifier – tua tua is the classifier for animals. A classifier is a word that you put after the number of things, basically it’s a unit of measurement. In English you say”5 cats”,in Thai you can’t say “mԑ:w(cat) 5”.You would say“mԑ:w(cat) 5 tua”.All nouns have have classifiers. We use classifiers when talk about the quantity of something. For example: 1.mi: phԑ́ sǎ:m tua yù: nân. มีแพะสามตัวอยู่นั่น There are 3 goats over there. 2.Phî: hěn mԑ:w sᴐ̌:ŋ tua yù: nai bâ:n. พี่เห็นแมวสองตัวอยู่ในบ้าน I

Speak Thai Lesson 10
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To finish – sèt Part 1 To finish work tham-ŋa:n sèt = To finish to do your work or clock off ทำงานเสร็จ lerk ngaan = clock off      เลิกงาน Part 2 gin kâ:w sèt = To finish to eat(When you use the word”sèt” Maybe there is some food left after finish eating or you ate them all.Can be both) กินข้าวเสร็จ

Speak Thai Lesson 9
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To Sleep – “làp” หลับ “nᴐ:n” นอน means to lie down “làp” หลับ means to sleep You can say “nᴐ:n” or “làp” when you want to say to sleep or you can say both word together“nᴐ:n-làp”.You cannot say “làp” if you just lie down. Here are examples: 1.1lû:k-sǎ:w nᴐ:n bon tiaŋ. ลูกสาวนอนบนเตียง The daughter lay on her bed.(daughter slept on her bed.) 1.2lû:k-sǎ:w làp bon tiaŋ. ลูกสาวหลับบนเตียง The daughter slept on her bed. 1.3lû:k-sǎ:w nᴐ:n- làp bon tiaŋ. ลูกสาวนอนหลับบนเตียง The daughter slept on her bed. 2.1phᴐ̂: nᴐ:n bon so:-fa:

Speak Thai Lesson 7
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Don’t (do not) hâ:m ห้าม(formal writting) yà: อย่า(speaking) For example 1.hâ:m sù:p bu-rì: bᴐ:-ri-we:n ní: ห้ามสูบบุหรี่บริเวณนี้ No smoking area. 2.yà: lᵾ:m pìt fai ná. อย่าลืมปิดไฟนะ Don’t forget to turn off the light. kam-sàp sù:p สูบ To smoke bu-rì: บุหรี่ Cigarettes bᴐ:-ri-we:n บริเวณ Area ní: นี้ This lᵾ:m ลืม To forget pìt ปิด To turn off

Speak Thai Lesson 4
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Classifier – bai A classifier is like a unit of measurement that is put after a number.In English you say” 2 hats”,in Thai we wouldn’t say “muàk 2”. We would say“muàk 2 bai”.Each noun has a different classifier. We use classifiers when we mention the amount of something. bai is a classifier of caps or hats. For example: 1.mi: muàk sǎ:m  bai  yù:  bon tó. มีหมวกสามใบอยู่บนโต๊ะ There are 3 hats on the table.

Speak Thai Lesson 5
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Alone – kon-diaw คนเดียว e:ŋ เอง by oneself  kon-diaw คนเดียว alone For example 1.Phî: glàp bâ:n e:ŋ. พี่กลับบ้านเอง I went home by myself.(no body took him home.) Phî: glàp bâ:n kon-diaw. พี่กลับบ้านคนเดียว I went home alone.(There was no one went home with him or the same way.The friends are probably still at somewhere which you were.)