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

Here you'll find 14554 audio clips, over 58916 dictionary entries, 825 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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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

April 22, 2013 Many thanks to Rick Bradford, Don Sena, and Pirin for the new Reading Exercise, Editorial – The Two Trillion [Baht] Project. Thanks to David also for coordinating this great contribution.

February 24, 2013 Thanks to David and Bryan for collaborating on the new reading exercise Japan’s Economic Stimulus Plan and Its Impact on Thailand. Also David coordinated the recording of 482 new audio clips which are now uploaded. For example, บรรดานักหนังสือพิมพ์.

February 14, 2013 David and Bryan posted some updates to the book reviews page.

Glenn Slayden
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