We have many students learning Thai with us in our classrooms. Here are the top 10 phrases we teach students so they can communicate in Thai with their classmates, teacher, and most importantly people in their lives:
Yes / No
Do you understand? Yes I do. /
No I don’t. / A little. / One more time, please.
Do you have any questions?
I have a question/ I don’t have
wá-lee nai hôrng-reean
kráp rěuu kâ/ mâi châi
kâo jai mái? kâo jai /
mâi kâo jai/ níd nòi / pûut èek tee
mee kam tǎam mái?
mee / mâi mee kam tǎam
Classroom phrases (cont)
Are you ready? I am ready. / Not yet.
Is it correct? Yes. / It is incorrect.
Thank you / Thank you very much
It’s ok / you’re welcome
How do you say that in English?
How do you say that in Thai?
Let’s read together
Please write / listen/ look
Homework / Student / Teacher
I’ll see you next week.
práwm mái? práwm/ mâi práwm
tùuk dtông mái? tùuk dtông/ mâi tùuk dtông
kòrp kun / kòrp kun mâak