Thai Language Courses
Our Thai Language Courses for Foreigners have been designed to:
- Build skills, confidence and fluency
- Teach you to communicate successfully in real-life situations
- Improve your grammar and expand your vocabulary
- Increase your speaking, pronunciation and listening skills
- Improve your reading and writing
It is important to mention that all of these skills are essential to communication, and that all of them can be learnt by communicative methods.
Speaking Thai Courses
- Book 1
This book teaches the student to recognize and pronounce the vowel sounds, the consonant sounds, and five tones of the Thai language. Students learn a phonetic writing system that is used to write Thai words. Students also learn basic vocabulary and practice basic conversations about topics ranging from introducing yourself, ordering food, and asking directions, to expressing preferences and comparing things.
- Book 2
This book continues to use the phonetic writing system and continuation learned from book 1. Introduces more vocabulary and various sentence structures. The emphasis is on sentence forming.
- Book 3
This book introduces more complex vocabulary and sentence structures with an emphasizing on greater proficiency and fluency of Thai for daily usage.
Reading & Writing Thai Courses
- Book 4
This book teaches the 44 letters of the Thai alphabet, the vowels, tenses, and spelling method. The lesson also covers pronunciation, reading and writing short sentences.
- Book 5
This book teaches reading and writing more complex sentences including the writing of different (Symbol) suffix characters. To enhance comprehension the class uses short stories or short descriptions that relate to the Thai culture and custom. The emphasis is on overall understanding and applying the skill learned to convey comprehension into own wording and written work.
- Book 6
This book consists of reading and writing various topics relating to Thailand, such as the Thai life style, custom, culture and important people in Thailand, etc. This advanced class makes use of all the Thai skills learned in the previous courses.
- Book 7
This book focuses on the characteristics of the spoken Thai language. It introduces some spoken slang, some Thai idioms, and many commonly used phrases and expressions. Students also improve reading skills by learning to read basic spoken conversations between two or more people. The students’ listening and writing skills are built by the daily dictations exercises and homework assignments.
- Social Problems
- Newspaper 1
- Newspaper 2
- Thai History
- Thai Social Customs
Competency Test Course (Preparation Course for Year 6)