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Complete Thai Beginner to Intermediate Course : Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself - David Smyth

Complete Thai Beginner to Intermediate Course

Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself


Published: 30th April 2010
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The complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Thai.

Are you looking for a complete course in Thai which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Thai will guarantee success!

Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

About The Author

David Smyth spent many years teaching at universities in Thailand before taking up his current post as Senior Lecturer in Thai at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London.



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Explanations are thorough and easy reading


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  • Informative


  • A Bit Slow

Best Uses

  • Reference
  • Travel Reading

Comments about Complete Thai:

Easy to follow although Thai language can be difficult to follow

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What's your name?
How much is this?
Will you go to Siam Square?
I'll have chicken and fried rice.
Is there a post office around here?
Could I speak to ..., please?
You speak Thai well.
Do you have any brothers and sisters?
Can you eat spicy food?
I don't understand.
Do you like living in Bangkok?
What time does the coach leave?
Do you have any free rooms?
I want to live in a house where there is a garden.
Key to the exercises
Appendices: consonant classes; vowel length; summary of tone rules; further reading
English-Thai vocabulary
Thai-English vocabulary
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ISBN: 9781444101904
ISBN-10: 1444101900
Series: Teach Yourself Complete Courses
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 30th April 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.1  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1