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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya talks about the common mistakes Thai learners tend to make when composing a sentence expressing their wants and desires. She teaches how to express that you want something, want to do something and want someone else to do something by using “อยากมี [yàak mii]”/”อยากได้ [yàak dâai]”, “อยาก [yàak] + verb” and “อยากให้ [yàak hâi]” respectively.…

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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya explains the uses of all the four different verbs that Thai people use to express ability, which are เป็น [bpen] ได้ [dâai] ไหว [wǎi] and ออก [àwk]. She also talks about some common mistakes that Thai learners use regarding this subject. After watching this video, you will be able to say what you know how to do and use each verb in the correct contexts and sound natural like a Thai person.…

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In this video, khru Miki Chidchaya teaches how to structure sentences in different tenses; past, present and future. She also corrects common mistakes made by most learners such as adding “แล้ว” [léaw] to form a sentence in the past tense. Not only that, she will also guide you to speak more naturally like a Thai person by using structures used in colloquial language that textbooks do not mention such as using the word “เดี๋ยว” [dǐaw] in the beginning of a sentence to imply that something is going to happen in the near future.…

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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya discusses the usages of the four words in Thai that mean “when” : เมื่อ [mêua], ตอน [dtawn], พอ [paw] and เวลา [welaa]. After watching the video, you will be able to use each word in the right context.

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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya teaches a few useful romantic expressions to say to your partner such as “I love you” or “I miss you” as well as words like “to date,” to kiss” or “to hug.” You will also learn how to say “Happy Valentine’s Day” in Thai. After watching this video, you will be able to let your Thai partner know how you feel about them using these romantic phrases.…

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In this video, khru Miki Chidchaya teaches how to pronounce words that have similar pronunciations, in terms of vowels and consonants. After watching the video, you will learn how to pronounce them correctly and communicate better.

Below are the sentences from the video and translation in English.
Please note that some of the words carry more than one meaning.…

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Let’s practice all the five tones in Thai with khru Miki Chidchaya. After this video, you will be able to pronounce each tone correctly and make it easier for the Thais to understand what you want to say. The five tones are mid tone, low tone, falling tone, high tone and rising tone.…

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In this video, khru Miki Chidchaya explains the grammar rules for comparison. She will show you how to compare two subjects (e.g. the weather in Canada is colder than the weather in Thailand.), as well as how to talk about the change within one subject (e.g. the weather got hotter.) After watching the video, you will be able to express comparison in Thai correctly.…

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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya explains how to use the three different expressions that mean “the same” in Thai: เหมือนกัน, เดียวกัน, เท่ากัน. You will also see a funny introduction video where she portrays a Thai guy and a drunk Western guy. After watching the video, you will have a clear understanding of when to use each word and won’t make the common mistake everyone else does again.…

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In this video, khru Yuki Tachaya will show you all the different ways to express the common phrases such as “Hello”, “Wait!”, “That’s true”, “Really?”, “Say that again” or “I got it.” After watching the video, you will learn how to express those ideas in many different ways, including what textbooks don’t teach.…

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