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by PatrickK
Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: How many farangs can speak Thai?
Replies: 8
Views: 11229

Re: How many farangs can speak Thai?

I didn't get any reasonable answers, mainly because it is very difficult to reasonably predict. Stuart Jay said: It's a good question and for someone who develops Thai learning materials, it's a catch 22. Do you invest time and money developing high quality courses that will take people up to native...
by PatrickK
Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: Thai Language Proficiency Exam
Replies: 0
Views: 5068

Thai Language Proficiency Exam

Anyone ever done it? Have a look at this thread:
http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/415 ... ency-exam/

Thoughts? Are there other tests you can recommend?
by PatrickK
Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: How many farangs can speak Thai?
Replies: 8
Views: 11229

Re: How many farangs can speak Thai?

Good insight as always.

I'll post this question on the FB group and post the results back here.
by PatrickK
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: What is your favorite Thai radio station to listen to Thai?
Replies: 0
Views: 4887

What is your favorite Thai radio station to listen to Thai?

What is your favorite Thai radio station to listen to Thai? I've listened to a few, but this is probably the one I listen to most:
http://tunein.com/radio/COOL-Fahrenheit-93-930-s14805/

Other recommendations would be appreciated.
by PatrickK
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:39 am
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: How many farangs can speak Thai?
Replies: 8
Views: 11229

How many farangs can speak Thai?

I've often wondered this. Any idea or estimation with reason?
by PatrickK
Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Favorite destination in Thailand?
Replies: 1
Views: 3636

Favorite destination in Thailand?

What is your favorite place in Thailand, and why? I've traveled Thailand quite extensively in the last couple years. All the national parks I've loved, especially ภูกระดึง because it was an excellent hike, beautiful views, and was with great people. I also thoroughly enjoy Chiang Rai Province every ...
by PatrickK
Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: Learning Plateaus
Replies: 5
Views: 7416

Re: Learning Plateaus

Good share, thanks. At least half of learning a language seems to be a mind game - staying consistent through plateaus, keeping motivation to learn, overcoming embarrassment, etc. A bit off topic, but in regards to this: Nowadays I can hold my own with about any Thai conversation, except ones where ...
by PatrickK
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: Learning Plateaus
Replies: 5
Views: 7416

Learning Plateaus

Posted on the FB group: How do you deal with language learning plateaus? Right now I'm at a point where think I've learned enough basics but not sure how to advance from here. My typical study regime( in no particular order) would be Glossika gsr sentences, anki flash cards, reading/listening exerci...
by PatrickK
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: Learning to type in Thai
Replies: 5
Views: 7582

Re: Learning to type in Thai

I think you can learn without a typing trainer just by hit and miss and continually texting. There aren't that many letters to remove the location of, especially for the ones that are used most. It took me maybe 3 hours on this: http://thai-notes.com/typing/typing.shtml To learn the locations, and f...
by PatrickK
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Happy holidays!
Replies: 0
Views: 8569

Happy holidays!

Happy holidays to everyone. Enjoy whatever time you have off, and make the most of it, and of course, study a bit of Thai during your free time ;)