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You too can learn Thai

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Learn Thai language / พอดคาสต์ภาษาไทย / 泰语播客 / タイ語ポッドキャスト “You too can learn Thai” is a podcast & audio resource & blog that helps learners improve their Thai language skills. The show uses Eng


34: Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – How to describe and communicate in Thai
Mar 18 • 11 min
Thai words and expressions to describe your symptoms and communicate with healthcare professionals with regards to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
33: Som Tum (papaya salad) – Thai free talk and listening practice
Dec 24, 2019 • 72 min
Complete transcription: youtoocanlearnthai.wordpress.com/?p=126 All episodes: www.youtoocanlearnthai.com ** Timestamps ** [02:27] Free talk [07:41] English translation [09:45] Sentence explanation, Part 1 [22:19] Part 2 [34:43] Part 3 [46:53] Part …
“I have food allergies.”
Nov 19, 2019 • 0 min
“You can exchange 1 dollar for 32 Baht.”
Nov 12, 2019 • 0 min
“It’s very hot in Thailand during daytime.”
Oct 18, 2019 • 0 min
“Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”
Oct 3, 2019 • 0 min
“He/she is afraid of going to the hospital.”
Sep 30, 2019 • 0 min
Announcement: review/revision series
Sep 27, 2019 • 2 min
Review of Thai sentences learned in past episodes.
32: Practice words for feelings – Thai vocabulary exercise
Sep 13, 2019 • 18 min
Practice Thai words for: happy, sad, wronged, relieved, angry, afraid, excited, jealous.
31: How to describe feelings – Thai vocabularies and ใจ (jai) “heart” words
Aug 30, 2019 • 26 min
Learn Thai words for: happy, sad, wronged, relieved, angry, afraid, excited, jealous. And let’s make sentences!
30: Thai proverbs made of simple words – อยู่ (yuu) “to be / to live”
Aug 16, 2019 • 15 min
Three proverbs: ความพยายามอยู่ที่ไหน ความสำเร็จอยู่ที่นั่น, กินเพื่ออยู่ ไม่ใช่อยู่เพื่อกิน, คับที่อยู่ได้ คับใจอยู่ยาก
29: Short story “Little Jenny learns English” – Thai story
Aug 2, 2019 • 20 min
Learn Thai and practice listening through a short story. This week’s topic is language learning.
28: Listener Q&A – Your Thai grammar questions on เป็น, ได้, etc.
Jul 19, 2019 • 13 min
1. What is a difference between เป็น and ได้ which mean “can”? 2. When do we use เป็น for “is / am / are”? 3. What are other resources you can use for learning Thai? 4. Do I offer tutoring lessons?
27: Mona Lisa (2) – Thai free talk and listening practice
Jul 5, 2019 • 10 min
Listen to me talking about the Mona Lisa painting. Practice listening comprehension in both colloquial and reading styles.
26: Mona Lisa (1) – Thai free talk and listening practice
Jun 28, 2019 • 24 min
Listen to me talking about the Mona Lisa painting and learn sentences together.
25: Thai conjunction exercise – Practice using และ (lae) “and” หรือ (reuu) “or” แต่ (dtaae) “but” เพราะ (phraw) “because” ดังนั้น (dang nan) “therefore”
Jun 14, 2019 • 25 min
Practice using และ (lae) “and” ; หรือ / หรือว่า (reuu / reuu waa) “or” ; แต่ / แต่ว่า (dtaae / dtaae waa) “but” ; เพราะ / เพราะว่า (phraw / phraw waa) “because” ; ดังนั้น (dang nan) “therefore” etc.
24: Thai conjunctions “and” “or” “but” “because” “therefore” “by the way”
May 31, 2019 • 19 min
Learn และ (lae) “and” ; หรือ / หรือว่า (reuu / reuu waa) “or” ; แต่ / แต่ว่า (dtaae / dtaae waa) “but” ; เพราะ / เพราะว่า (phraw / phraw waa) “because” ; ดังนั้น (dang nan) “therefore” etc.
23: Words containing กลาง (glaang) “middle / center” – Thai vocabulary lesson
May 17, 2019 • 18 min
Learn vocabularies: กลางวัน (glaang wan) “daytime”, กลางคืน (glaang kheuun) “nighttime”, คนกลาง (khohn glaang) “middleman”, ภาคกลาง (phaak glaang) “central region” etc.
22: Words starting with เพื่อน (pheuuan) “friend” – Expand your Thai vocabularies and learn a proverb
May 3, 2019 • 21 min
Learn vocabularies: เพื่อนบ้าน (pheuuan baan) “neighbor”, เพื่อนสนิท (pheuuan sa nit) “close friend”, เพื่อนร่วมงาน (pheuuan ruaam ngaan) “colleague”, etc.
21: Words starting with น่า (naa). Plus, what is a morpheme and why is it important for learning Thai?
Apr 19, 2019 • 12 min
น่า (naa) + action = worth doing … น่า (naa) + feeling = making you feel …
20: At food courts – Thai listening practice and dialogue examples
Apr 5, 2019 • 13 min
Practice listening comprehension with dialogues in a food court setting.
19: At food courts – Useful Thai sentences for ordering food
Mar 22, 2019 • 18 min
Navigate through food courts. Learn what to say when buying coupons, asking for price, ordering food, etc.
18: Many ways to say “very” in Thai
Mar 8, 2019 • 10 min
Learn words meaning “very” or “super” such as มาก (maak) มาก ๆ (maak maak) อย่างยิ่ง (yaang ying) สุด ๆ (soot soot) จะตาย (ja dtaai) เว่อ (wuuhr) จัด (jat)
17: ถ้า (thaa) “if” reverse translation exercises – Thai grammar and exercise
Feb 22, 2019 • 20 min
Practicing the “if” structures using ถ้า (thaa) and vocabulary from previous episodes
16: How to use ถ้า (thaa) “if” – Thai grammar
Feb 8, 2019 • 17 min
Structures, interpretations and more advanced usages of ถ้า, such as ถ้า…(ก็จะ)… / ถ้าเกิด / ถ้าเกิดว่า
15: How to exchange currency – useful Thai expressions, currencies and numbers
Jan 25, 2019 • 21 min
“I would like to exchange Dollar to Thai Baht” “What is the exchange rate?” “Can I have small denomination banknotes?” and other Thai sentences
Announcement: plans for 2019
Jan 18, 2019 • 2 min
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14: Taking a taxi – Thai listening practice and dialogue example
Jan 11, 2019 • 19 min
“Do you go to…?” “Is it a flat rate or metered?” “How much is the flat rate?” “Stop here, please.” “Keep the change.” and other Thai sentences
13: How to talk about illness and describe your symptoms in Thai
Jan 4, 2019 • 22 min
“I’ve got a headache.” “I have a fever.” “I have drug allergies.” “Are there interpreters at the hospital?” and other Thai sentences
12: How to respond when people compliment on your Thai
Dec 28, 2018 • 16 min
ไม่เก่งหรอก “I’m not that good” ยังต้องเรียนอีกเยอะ “There’s still a lot for me to learn” คุณช่วยสอนให้เยอะเลย “You taught me a lot” and other ways to reply when people compliment on your Thai language skills
11: How to refuse politely in Thai, plus several dialogue examples
Dec 21, 2018 • 18 min
“Thanks, but I’m good.” “Sorry, I just happen to have something to do on that day.” “How about another day?” and other Thai expressions
10: Describing relationship status – 15 ways to talk about romantic and marital relationships in Thai
Dec 14, 2018 • 19 min
“Are you dating?” “I am seeing someone.” “I am married.” “We just broke up.” and other Thai sentences
9: Days, time, frequency – Learn these with a story in Thai
Dec 7, 2018 • 21 min
Thai words for 7 days of the week & time expressions such as “sometimes” “often” “every” “once per month”
8: Let’s talk about it “step by step”
Nov 30, 2018 • 11 min
Describe a process using words like “first”, “next”, “then”, “lastly” in Thai. Learn with an example of boarding a plane.
7: Uninterrupted listening practice for Thai parts of the first 6 episodes
Nov 23, 2018 • 20 min
18 minutes of Thai listening practice, uninterrupted, for revision of the first 6 episodes
6: Holiday greetings and special day wishes in Thai
Nov 16, 2018 • 20 min
“Happy new year” “Happy birthday” “Merry Christmas” “I wish you much happiness” “Have a lovely trip” etc.
Announcement: website youtoocanlearnthai.com
Nov 10, 2018 • 1 min
Our website is now youtoocanlearnthai.com. Hope it’s easier to remember. Thanks for being with us :)
5: Keep learning Thai during a conversation - a dialogue for ep4
Nov 10, 2018 • 18 min
Putting 10 expressions in episode 4 together in a dialogue as an example of how to ask Thai people to explain something to you during a conversation
4: 10 expressions to help you learn more Thai during a conversation
Nov 3, 2018 • 24 min
“Can you speak slowly?” “What does it mean in English?” “How do you say that in Thai?” etc.
3: Short story “Little Jenny’s daily routine”
Nov 2, 2018 • 26 min
A short story to practice Thai listening comprehension, pronunciation, how to talk about routines, and how to tell the time
2: Thai listening practice (level 2, food topic)
Oct 28, 2018 • 16 min
Thai listening comprehension practice, food topic, suitable for lower intermediate level
1: Thai listening practice (level 1, food topic)
Oct 27, 2018 • 17 min
Thai listening comprehension practice, food topic, suitable for beginners