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Why Learn Thai

National Thai Language Day was established in 1999. The date of July 29 was proposed by Chulangkorn University, because on that day in 1962 King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) paid a private visit to the university’s Faculty of Arts. During his visit, he had a meeting with students and faculty to discuss the proper use of Thai words and the preservation of the Thai language. Pro Language offers classes in a wide variety of languages and there are benefits to [...]

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Practise singing Ram wong wan songkran

Practise singing “Ram wong wan songkran” in Thai วันนี้เป็นวันสงกรานต์ หนุ่มสาวชาวบ้านเบิกบานจิตใจจริงเอย ตอนเช้าทำบุญ ทำบุญตักบาตร ทำบุญร่วมชาติตักบาตรร่วมขันกันเอย เข้าวัดแต่งตัว แต่งตัวสวยสะ ไปสรงน้ำพระ ณ วันสงกรานต์กันเอย ตอนบ่ายเราเริงกีฬา เล่นมอญซ่อนผ้า เล่นสะบ้ากันเอย ทำบุญทำทานสนุกสนานกันแล้ว ขอเชิญน้องแก้วรำวงกันเอย …………….(music)…………………… (Repeat)   Thai Vocabulary: วันสงกรานต์ Wan Song Kraan Songkran Day(The first day of the festival, considered to be the start of the new year) หนุ่มสาว Nùm Sǎaw Young people ทำบุญ Tham bun Make merit credit: youtube.com

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National Thai Elephant Day

National Thai Elephant Day Raditionally and historically, the elephant has had a long association with Thailand and Thai people. Despite having protection in Thailand, elephant populations are vastly declining over the past 100 years due to many factors such as habitat deconstruction, poaching, climate change etc. Nowadays, there are only around 3,000-4,000 elephants remaining in Thailand and most of them are being held in captivity. To honor this most gentle, yet powerful, of animals the National Thai Elephant Day was proposed [...]

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8 Keys to Effective English Training

8 Keys to Effective Language Training In my 20 years in the language training business, I’ve seen many companies attempt language training – some successfully, many not so successfully. In this article I’d like to highlight some of the success factors that contribute to an effective training program. Although these principles are specifically about language training, they also apply to other types of training. 1. Have a clear objective If you don’t know what you want your training to accomplish, it probably [...]

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Student Visa in Chiang Mai

Announcement for Student Visa in Chiang Mai For those who have never obtained an ED visa from Pro Language or any other school or university in Thailand, they can receive a one year visa. Recent changes to the regulations now require all students who are receiving a one year visa to pass a test with the Ministry of Education after 6 months. Provided they pass the test, they will not be required to leave the country and the visa will [...]

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The use of “rúujàk”

Thai Course: The use of “rúujàk” “rúujàk” means in English “to know or to be familiar with a place or a person” but not “to know information”. Therefore the question “Khun rúujàk villa supermarket mǎy”? means “Are you familiar with Villa Supermarket?” in the sense that whether you know where it is or you have been there before. It is important to differentiate between the verb “rúujàk”(to be familiar with) and “rúu” (to know information) Example: khun rúujàk sathǎanthûut india mǎy? (Are you [...]

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The Cool Season is Here

As the weather cools down and December begins Thailand becomes a very festive place. This is not just because of Christmas and New Year, but also because December 5th is Father’s Day in Thailand. This day is not only a celebration of fathers, but is also His Majesty’s Birthday and is very widely celebrated in Thailand. There is a lot to do and a lot to see during this season, and for many people it is the best time [...]

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