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andlt;bandgt;This portable, userand#8211;friendly Thai language guide and phrasebook is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Thai before and during your trip. andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;If you only want to purchase one Thai language bookand#8212;andlt;iandgt;Essential Thaiandlt;/iandgt; is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;iandgt;Essentialandlt;/iandgt; Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of Thailand and is also designed as a Thai phrasebook, making it the most versatile Thai language learning tool on the market.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Essential Thaiandlt;/Iandgt; presents the practical language of everyday interactions by incorporating fundamental sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions in Thai, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide to help you get started speaking Thai right away. In addition, language involving terms and phrases covering the latest technology devices, using social media, and tips on the essentials of travel like arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, is also effectively covered in extraordinary detail. Both Romanized form, targeted towards non-speaking Thai learners, and Thai script is also incorporated throughout the book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Essential Thai includes:andlt;BRandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Over 1,500 essential sentences for everyday use.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A glossary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Latest Thai vocabulary and phrases for smart phones, social media and more.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Extensive information about Thai grammar and pronunciation.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;This beginner Thai book will help you to quickly and easily learn Thai. Your ability to read Thai, write Thai, speak Thai, and comprehend Thai will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Thai language class.
Periplus Essential Phrase Books take you beyond the traditional "Hello. How are you? My name is ..." world of standard travel-oriented phrase books. With 2,000 phrases in fourteen thematic sections and a word list with over 2,000 entries, even tenderfoot travelers will be navigating streets, marketplaces, and public transportation with the case of a veteran. With Periplus Essential Phrase Books, you'll develop the confidence you need to approach any situation with key words, phrases, essential grammar, and pronunciation. These pocket-sized companions display information in two colors for easy access. The pronunciation guides are clear and accessible. Each volume contains an outline of grammatical principles. Authentic script and romanized forms are included where applicable. Bonus sections include phrase panels in the target language to promote two-way communication. Useful information on getting around and making travel arrangements, as well as descriptive listings of typical menu items, provide everything the traveler needs to get started--all presented in a way that is concise and easy to understand.
Periplus Essential Phrase Books take you beyond the traditional "Hello. How are you? My name is ..." world of standard t
Helps in meeting people and striking up a conversation.
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Table of Contents
*Useful lists; Courtesies; Conversation; Eating out; On the road; Public transporation; Overnight accomodations; Money matters; Mail and telephone; Shopping; At the *Tourist Information Center; Sports; Sickness; In trouble