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What is the Thai Wai (ไหว้) and how to do it

What is the Thai Wai (ไหว้) and how to do it

If you have traveled in Thailand, you must have seen people greeting each other by putting their hands together (as if they were praying) and slightly bowing their head. This is called a Wai. In this article, I will teach you what the Thai Wai (ไหว้) is, how to do it,...

6 Tips on how to be great student on italki

6 Tips on how to be great student on italki

In this article, I will give you tips on how to be a great student on italki. I have completed more than 200 classes as a Thai student and haven't had a bad experience. I will give you tips on how to not be nervous if you have never taking a class before, what to...

Learn Thai Jokes – Part 1

Learn Thai Jokes – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RXRrd0MsNQ8 ชอบผู้หญิงผมยาวครับเพราะผู้หญิงผมยาวดูแลผมดี chôp pôo yĭng pŏm yaao kráp prór pôo yĭng pŏm yaao doo lae pŏm dee Joke explanation In Thai, ผม can mean "hair" or "I; me"...

Meaning of มั้ง and how to use it

Meaning of มั้ง and how to use it

You probably know that maybe in Thai is อาจจะ (àat jà). But did you know มั้ง máng is another colloquial way of saying "maybe"? It adds a degree of uncertainty. มั้ง máng means maybe, not sure, perhaps. It's a very Thai way of saying maybe. The formula is to put มั้ง...

Criteria when choosing a language teacher

Criteria when choosing a language teacher

For me, finding a good language teacher is one of my top priorities. Because although I try my best to self-study, I feel limited and I waste a lot of time doing my own research. Having a good teacher helps me concentrate and also stay consistent. Finding the perfect...

What does สู้ๆ mean?

What does สู้ๆ mean?

I bet you have seen or heard Thai people saying สู้ๆ (sôo sôo) in many situations. But do you actually know what สู้ๆ means and when are appropriate situations to use it? The meaning of สู้ๆ สู้ๆ literally translates to "fighting fighting" however the real uses of...

Como despedirse y saludar en Tailandés

Como despedirse y saludar en Tailandés

La manera más fácil de saludar en Tailandés es pronunciando sà-wàt-dii (สวัสดี). Si eres mujer agregas ค่ะ (kâ) al final, y si eres hombre agregas ครับ (kráp) al final. El kâ y kráp son apenas particulas que agregan los tailandeses al final de las frases para...

Prepositions of place in Thai

Prepositions of place in Thai

Let's learn some prepositions of place in Thai such as on, in, below, in front of, behind, between, etc. ข้าง (kâang) and ด้าน (dâan) both mean "side". So, in the following examples, you will see different ways to say the same thing. บน (bon) = on top of/above The dog...

Learn many words with ห้อง

Learn many words with ห้อง

ห้อง (hông) by itself means room. However, in Thai, ห้อง is the classifier for rooms, so it is used as a component in many different words. For many of them, if you know both components, you can guess the word. You’ll see many examples below! Words with ห้อง hông...

Don’t travel to Thailand without knowing these 10 verbs

Don’t travel to Thailand without knowing these 10 verbs

Are you planning to visit Thailand? Here are 10 very useful and common Thai verbs related to traveling that you should know before coming. 1. To go = ไป bpai How are you going to Chiang Mai?คุณจะไปเชียงใหม่ยังไงkun jà bpai chiang-mài yang...

Finding Consistency as a language learner

Finding Consistency as a language learner

After thousands of classes of teaching, I am no longer excited when I see students that learn fast because I know that they will probably quit sooner or later. I am more excited when I see students that are consistent because I know that this is the personality that...

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