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Welcome to, your Internet resource for learning the Thai language for over 15 years.

Here you'll find 15480 audio clips, over 60357 dictionary entries, 826 images and illustrations, message boards, and a friendly world-wide community of folks who are interested in Thai language, culture, residency, and travel.

This website provides information for English speakers with any level of interest—from beginners who wish to learn a few phrases before their vacation to advanced students who may be living, working, or retired in Thailand someday.
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October 22, 2014 Uploaded over 500 new audio clips recorded by our native Thai speaker volunteers. These cover general vocabulary items in our online dictionary.

Also, complete audio readings of the sentences in the following articles:
October 5, 2014 New updates: now over 60,000 dictionary entries! Many thanks to editor-in-chief David for his tireless devotion to bringing you the best Thai language resource on the web.

July 21, 2014 Please enjoy a lengthy new reading exercise, Life's Cycle - A Long Trip By Train. As always, thanks to David for submitting this.

June 30, 2014 Coconut Trees (Part I), A Sleepy Conversation, Editorial - Regaining Happiness, Toward Civil War, Thai Old Wives Tales, A Romantic Poem. Many thanks to David for organizing these latest contributions.

February 2, 2014 King's Birthday Address to the Thai people, 2013, Computers (Part 1), Edward Snowden, Cats (Part II)

November 7, 2013 The following reading exercises (and some others under FSI Language Course) have continuous sound recordings of the entire dialog available by clicking the large speaker at the top of the text:

October 23, 2013 Many thanks to Christian Rishøj for creating our new app for the iPhone and iPad, Thai-English Dictionary from The app is free and it's now available at the iTunes store.

August 31, 2013 Recent additions: Einstein and Genius, When I was a kid..., Scarecrows, Fish and Whales, Taking Care of Your Car's Tires and Wheels, A Short Story: "Amid Conflict", Asking for Quiet.

May 26, 2013 We are pleased to provide a link to Les Wilk's beautiful Thailand photographs. The link to his website can be found on the Resources page—click on "Les Wilk's Thailand Photos." Les also helped us expand and organize our Photography category.

In addition to the usual set of corrections and improvements, David has created some more new reading exercises which are now uploaded: High-Speed Rail, Dreams in the Rain: A Poem, and Techniques for Portrait Photography. Also new are categories for Accounting and Real Estate. The other business categories have been updated accordingly. As always, on behalf of all our site visitors, I thank our hardworking volunteers and contributors! -Glenn

April 24, 2013 Please take a moment to notice the updated list of donors on the left side of the screen. This section acknowledges people who have contributed to the maintenance and operation costs of the site. I apologize for falling behind in keeping this list updated so I've now tried to catch up with the past months' backlog. A collective "Thank you" to all these benefactors! -Glenn

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