Cracking Thai

Dec
01

Thai, Khmer, Indian … Same Same?

Over the weekend I had the privilege to present to a group of around 100 expat Indians working in the Engineering and Technology sectors in Thailand.  I had spoken to the group a couple of months earlier and after the seminar, many people approached me and mentioned how much trouble they were having learning Thai. […]

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Nov
18

Cringeworthy Bad Google Translate Fails Explained

What on earth could possibly translate into “Today’s mother cooking something to eat some rats”, or “Like a chicken in rats with”? Yesterday this cringeworthy excerpt from a Thai English language learning book was posted on a number of sites and caused a lot of questions about a number of topics.  How can Google translate […]

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