PickupThai Q&A

In this video, we will answer the question “What does “ฝรั่ง (fáràng)” mean? Am I considered a “ฝรั่ง (fáràng)”?”

Thai people don’t just use “ฝรั่ง (fáràng)” to describe any foreigner. In this video, you will learn what “ฝรั่ง (fáràng)” actually means and if you can use it to describe yourself. You’ll also learn how to describe someone based on their physical features, and how to describe their ethnicity precisely when you have the information.…

Continue reading Q3: What does farang (ฝรั่ง) mean? Am I considered a farang (ฝรั่ง)?

In this video, we will answer the question “When do Thais wai? Who should I and should I not wai?”

You will learn about the very important Thai gesture, “wai,” which is used in greeting and several other occasions. After watching the video, you will have a clear understanding of how, when and who to wai, and be able to use it correctly like the local people.…

Continue reading  Q2: When do Thais wai”? Who should I and should I not wai?

In this video, we will answer the question “Do Thais really say สวัสดี [sawàtdii] and สบายดีไหม [sabaaidiimai]?” You will learn the correct times to use the expression “สวัสดี [sawàtdii],” as well as a more informal expression that Thai people commonly use but which you may have never heard — หวัดดี [wàtdii].”…

Continue reading Q1: Do Thais really say สวัสดี (sawàtdii) and สบายดีไหม (sabaaidiimai)?