We proudly offer 7 full lessons for you to try for free.
Feel free to download as many as you like.
Our free samples include:

 


[Beginner Course]

Creamy Coconut 1
Creamy Coconut 2
Creamy Coconut 3

 


[Intermediate Course]

Sweet Green 1
Sweet Green 11

 


[Advanced Course]

Spicy Red 1
Spicy Red 11

 
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Creamy Coconut 1: John & Yoko’s First Encounter

Storyline: John and Yoko met for the first time. The two were getting to know each other. John was delighted to talk to her until she asked about his friend Paul.

Examples of new vocabulary: Hello, sorry, thank you, that’s fine, to like, friend, funny, a lot, more than, to have to, each other, talk to you later.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to greet someone.
How to introduce yourself.
How to say you like something.
How to say “Thank you” and “Sorry.”
How to tell someone you’re leaving.

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Creamy Coconut 2: The Price to Pay

Storyline: Nadech tried to deceive a ticket clerk by lying about his age in order to get a discount. Let’s find out if things worked out for him in the end.

Examples of new vocabulary: zero, twenty, hundred, ticket, adult, price, how old?, how much?, age, to look, number, to have a meal.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to say numbers.
How to ask someone’s age.
How to say how old you are.
How to say what you don’t like.
How to ask someone’s phone number.
How to ask someone out for dinner.

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Creamy Coconut 3: A Language in Common

Storyline: Olivier and Pei Fang have just started to learn Thai and are struggling to communicate with each other in Thai. As they learned more about each other’s diverse backgrounds, they tried to find another language they could speak in common. Could they find one?

Examples of new vocabulary: France, China, mother, husband, aunt, language, a little, to study, not…anymore, to be born, nobody, dictionary.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to say when you did something.
How to invite someone to do something.
How to ask and talk about someone’s nationality.
How to say what you know or don’t know how to do.
How to ask and say what languages someone speaks.
How to say where you were born and where you moved to.

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Sweet Green 1: Man & Mandy

Storyline: A Thai guy tried to get to know an English girl who didn’t speak much Thai. Let’s find out if he could get his messages through.

Examples of new vocabulary: To understand, country, telephone, again, already, to speak, to have to, Thai language.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to greet someone.
How to introduce yourself.
How to explain the meanings of words.
How to say “excuse me” and “I’m sorry.”
How to ask someone’s name, nationality, phone number, etc.

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Sweet Green 11: I’m Busy

Storyline: Thanwa’s mother asked him to look for a pen for her. He begged his little sister to do it instead, but she told him no repeatedly. Let’s find out if his mother got her pen in the end.

Examples of new vocabulary: To get, to look for, to play, fun, so-so, something else, to finish, next to, to forget, to return, difficult, important, to hide, to love, the world.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to refuse a request.
How to ask a favor of someone.
How to tell someone to do something himself.
How to ask if someone has finished doing something.
How to say you’re in the middle of doing something.

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Spicy Red 1: Massage & Fish Spa

Part I Storyline: Thana stopped at a new massage parlor to get a massage. Unfortunately, it was fully booked for the whole afternoon. He was recommended to try a fish spa instead, but he was reluctant. Let’s find out why and what he decided to do.

Examples of new vocabulary: Quality, certificate, experience, it depends, special, to nibble, specific, to import, the whole body, within, convenient, to leave for later, free.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to give reasons.
How to refuse gently.
How to offer options.
How to convince someone.
How to attract customers.

Part II Storyline: Thana went back to the massage shop. This time, he had a reservation and finally got the massage he’d been wanting for so long! Let’s find out if he had a good experience.

Examples of new vocabulary: To check, to allow, the other day, shoulder, to disturb, to feel pain, to make a payment.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to make a reservation.
How to ask for permission.
How to explain the reason.

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Spicy Red 11: The Soulmate

Part I Storyline: Shawfah had a fight with her long-term boyfriend one night and went to a fortune teller to ask about her future with him. The fortune teller told her things that only left her feeling even more hopeless about her love life. What could he have told her?

Examples of new vocabulary: Fortune teller, fate, accurate, future, to be able to tell, once in a while, to threaten, all the time, in conclusion, soulmate, unmarried, maturity.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to say something rarely occurs.
How to say what you have just done.
How to say what neither party would do.
How to ask for a conclusion or a final result.
How to reorganize information you receive.
How to say what some people have in common.
How to say what is going to happen at some certain point in the future.

Part II Storyline: The next day, Shawfah met up with her best friend at a cafe. She shared her concerns and told her what she planned to do with her boyfriend. As she was about to follow through with her plan, she got a text message from a guy who seemed to fit the description of her soulmate. What did she do with the two guys?

Examples of new vocabulary: To feel frustrated, to be stressed out, the more.. the more.., to believe without a doubt, seriously, to say random things, to fool, no way, anyway.

Examples of what you’ll learn:
How to express surprise or shock.
How to say something sounds familiar.
How to ask someone about what happened.
How to say you will do something anyway.
How to say what opportunity you will miss.
How to say you’ll never get to do something.
How to express that someone will eventually do something without being asked to.

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5 Comments

  1. Troy

    Hi, this looks really interesting. Is there a way to download your audio lessons into itunes so I can put on my iphone?

    Thanks!

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  2. Daniel

    it’s really good. listening and learning now…

    Reply
  3. Jeff Trumpower

    I have always liked this site and learned much from it. Excellent formatting and always important lessons.

    Reply
  4. Jeff Trumpower

    I really love the audio files as listening is my weakness. I speak OK but still have a hard time understanding. The audio lessons are a must and I need to listen more.

    Reply

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