There is a well known Confucian saying amongst the Chinese – “有朋自远方来，不亦乐乎” (Yǒupéng zì yuǎnfāng lái, bù yì lè hū) “When a friend visits from far away, is it not delightful?”. It is in this spirit and on this foundation that the ‘Thai Hospitality for Chinese Guests’ has been built. By the end of […]
This course assumes that the student can already read in Thai and would like to improve reading skills and prepare for reading comprehension proficiency examinations. A wide range of reading materials have been selected for this course ranging from elementary to advanced. Texts include advertisements, announcements, social media posts and memes, official letters, news articles, […]
This is an archive of television interviews and appearances. In these interviews Stuart Jay Raj and other guests speak about language, culture, learning, mind skills and business built on all of these skills. The clips work as a great resource for listening and comprehension practice as well as providing rich learning content for all of […]
This course is a compilation of Stuart Jay Raj’s clips over the years that cover topics specific to learning one or more languages other than Thai. Topics range from remembering words, improving pronunciation, reading scripts, setting out learning strategies and more.
In 2009 Stuart Jay Raj co-hosted a Thai television show called เหนือชั้น1000แปลก [nɯ̌:a cʰán pʰan plæ̀:k]. The show’s title is a play on words in Thai and makes for a good Thai lesson in itself: เหนือ nɯ̌:a = north / above ชั้น cʰán = level / storey (層) 1000 pʰan = the same pronunciation as the […]
This is a stand-alone module that you can take with you on the road. It is a fully interactive version of Stu’s Indic Consonant Compass which includes Thai, Devanagari (Sanskrit / Hindi / Nepali), Burmese, Khmer, Balinese, Javanese, Tamil, Grantha (Ancient Tamil), Panjabi, Tibetan and even the mother of them all, Brahmi. NOTE: If you are viewing this or […]
This is a collection of Youtube and other video archives that have gone up over the years on Stuart Jay Raj’s YouTube channel ‘stujay_stujay’. The clips may be straight lessons in Thai, media that will help you with your Thai either on a cultural or linguistic level, or media that will help with the general […]
Thai Bites LIVE Webinars are live extended webinar format lessons usually held on Google Hangouts. Like the original Thai Bites series, the Thai Bites LIVE webinars cover topics covering one or more of the following areas: Speaking and Sounds Writing Grammar Culture Colloquial Thai and Slang From Taxi Thai, to Eating Like a Thai, to […]