Description - Instant Thai by Stuart Robson
This is an easy to read guide to essential Thai words and phrases. The pronunciation for each Thai word in the book follows a precise and simple formula that will quickly become so familiar that conversing in Thai phrases and sentences soon feels just as "normal" as speaking English. The 100 keywords in this title cover basic everyday and traveling communication such as "Getting to know You," "Shopping," "Ordering a Meal," "Getting around," "Entertainment," "Health and the Body" and "Going to the Temple." A range of relevant vocabulary and useful sentences relating to the circumstances each keyword is likely to be used, are also included. At the end of end section useful cultural notes and grammar pointers are also given. The book also contains an English-Thai wordlist, arranged alphabetically. At the end of the book are useful appendices for telling the time, kinship terms, some Thai proverbs, and emergency expressions.
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(152mm x 102mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Author Biography - Stuart Robson
Stuart Robson has many years' experience teaching languages in various universities. He has written several books, including Instant Indonesian. Prateep Changchit is currently teaching Thai to the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne, and has produced teaching kits for English teachers in Bangkok.