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Welcome! If you are looking for resources to learn Thai, you’ve come to the right place.
WLT’s aim is to share all things learning Thai: Resources (some free, some not), reviews, interviews to inspire, and tips on learning Thai. Also included are expat experiences, often with a smattering of Thai thrown in.
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In Guest Writers you’ll find the jewels of WLT. Under the dropdown menu there’s Sean Harley (Thai Cat Cartoons and Thai Lyrics Translated), Hugh Leong (Thai Language Thai Culture), Tod Daniels (Thai Language Schools in Bangkok, Tod’s Thai and Tod’s Reviews), Andrew Biggs (Thai Memories), Yuki Tachaya (Colloquial Thai and Thai Connections), Andrej (various subjects), Rikker Dockum (Thai 101), Luke Cassady-Dorion (various subjects). Then under Guest Writers there’s Arthit Juyaso (Thai-Time), Wannaporn Muangkham (65 Useful Thai Phrases You Won’t Find in a Travel Phrasebook), Priaw (Thai Teacher Interviews), Benjawan Poomsan Becker (The Interpreter’s Journal: Teasers), Justin Travis Mair (Speak Your Language), Kris Willems (assorted articles), and Kru Jiab (Thai Style). One/Two-off Guest Writers are: Jo and Jay (LTP), Luca Lampariello, Paul Garrigan, Sua noy, Chris Pirazzi, Mark Hollow, Mia Rongslaw, Christopher Stern, Philip Lyons, Mike Arnstein, Nils Bastedo, Michel Boismard, Ryan Hickey, Maarten Tummers, Fredrik Almstedt, Ann Norman, Alex Martin, Luke Bruder Bauer, Francesco Alessandro Accomando, Marc Belley, Kruu Cherry and more (some got away from me so I’ll add them as I find them).
A hot new page, Thai-Thai & Thai-English Study Resources, includes a list of Thai study materials that are either Thai only (Thai-Thai) or have been translated from Thai to English (Thai-English), not English to Thai (which can produce funkiness). Thai dictionaries, grammar books, full courses, reading and writing courses, pronunciation lessons, typing tutors and games, Thai fonts and more.
Single posts that might interest you…
Olle Kjellin’s Method for Improving Your Thai Pronunciation
Translating Thai Song Lyrics: How I Do It, and You Can Too!
Kaewmala’s Thinglish Slang: English Loanwords in Thai
Onomatopoeic Words in Thai
FREE Thai Fonts: Comparisons & Downloads
Thai Culture: Understanding Kreng Jai
A Guide to Thai Grammar Books
Thai Language Cheat Sheets
Thai Frequency Lists with English Definitions
What are YOUR Top Useful Thai Phrases?
The Top 39 Thai Words You Must Know
Tim Ferris: Thai Sentence Deconstruction
Easy Way to Read and Write Thai
Learn to Read the Thai Alphabet in 2 Weeks, 10 Days, 60 Minutes?
FREE Audio Files for Reading and Writing Thai by Somsonge Burusphat
Memorize Thai Tones With Five Simple Rules
Finding the Tone of a Thai Syllable
The Most Beautiful Words in the Thai Language
Test Your Might: Online Thai Language Proficiency Tests
How to Learn a Language in a Foreign Country (Thai Resources Included)
David Mansaray: How to Use Motivation Effectively
Thai Movies: A Relaxing Way to Study Thai
Music for Studying Foreign Languages
How to Gain Insight into the Thai Language from How Thais Learn English
Thai Slang You Might Need to Know
Rian Thai Kruu Cherry: Thai Casual Sentences
Khmer Influence in Thai
Unlikely but True Origins of the Thai Script
Hang Lek: Fortune-telling Numerals of Thailand and Cambodia
Slaves and Unpaid Servants in Thailand: Kaa-gao Dtao Liang
Chuvit’s Angry Man Campaign Posters Translated
Vote NO! Animal Campaign: Political Posters Translated
Look Tewada ลูกเทวดา: Child of an Angel? Spoilt Brat?
Jonas Anderson’s Tongue-twister: กวางขาวอยู่กลางเขา
Chula’s Marching Song: John Brown’s Body. Thai Style
Learning Styles and Language Learning
Interview: Diplomats Learning Foreign Languages
A Guide to Thai Police and Armed Forces Ranks
Thai Teachers Teaching Thai Twisted English
Top Thai Language Learning Forums
Approach Learning Thai by First Understanding its Diversity
Francesco Accomando: Sharing My Personal Retrospective With Those Just Beginning to Study Thai
Luke Bruder Bauer: How I Learn Foreign Languages
Stu Jay Raj: Why Do Foreigners Quit Learning Thai?
Series (in order of appearance)…
Thai Alphabet Cartoon with subtitles
Thai Bumper Stickers
Review: Thai Phrasebooks
Quick & Dirty Thai
Successful Thai Language Learners
Google Translate Challenge
Thai Language Thai Culture
Thai Language Schools in Bangkok
iPhone iPad App Reviews
Learn Thai via Skype
Interviews: Thais Learning Thai
Farang Pok Pok
Interviews: Getting by in Thai
Teaser: The Interpreter’s Journal
Top 100 Thai Vocabulary List
Nootropics Smart Drugs and Language Learning
Learn Thai by Speaking Your Language
Compilation Series: Successful Thai Language Learners
Using High Frequency Thai Vocabulary
Colloquial Thai Terms and Expressions
Thai Language Connectors
Thai Cat Cartoons
65 Useful Thai Phrases You Won’t Find in a Travel Phrasebook
Thai Slang You Might Need to Know
Andrew Biggs (Thai Memories)
Thai Lyrics Translated
Interviewing Thai Teachers
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