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Hi!!

Postby LeifNZ » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:19 am

Hi.
It's that time of year for new-year resolutions and mine is, yet again, the Thai language.
Having failed once, I'm hoping to make this a more sustained effort.
I've tried mimicking the words in an attempt to build a vocabulary, but the tonal nature is, sadly a real block. This time round I'm planning on getting the consonants, vowels and tone rules under my belt so I have a better idea of the boundaries, so to speak.
Well, that's the plan!!!

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Re: Hi!!

Postby David and Bui » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:30 pm

I suggest the following 7 volume set of practice exercises to use with a native Thai speaker:

หัดอ่านภาษาไทยแบบใหม่ [Learning to Read Thai the New Way] Volumes 1-7 by ไสว สุนทร [Suwai Suntorn], ISBN Volume 1: 974-90393-3-5, 50 baht; Volume 2, 974-90394-4-3, 50 baht; Volume 3, 974-90740-7-6, 60 baht; Volume 4, 974-93172-7-0, 100 baht; Volume 5, 978-974-623-778-9, 100 baht; Volume 6, 978-974-13-6198-4, 105 baht; Volume 7, 978-974-05-3290-3, 110 baht.

See http://www.thai-language.com/book-reviews#3 for a review of this series.
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