Thai Bites

Thai Bites

Thai Bites are bite-sized lessons on Thai language and culture, which are based on the foundation laid by Stuart Jay Raj’s flagship ‘Cracking Thai Fundamentals’ programme.

The five main areas covered in Thai Bites are:

  1. Speaking and Sounds
  2. Writing
  3. Grammar
  4. Culture
  5. Colloquial Thai and Slang

Each Thai Bite delivers you a practical application of one or several of the fundamentals covered in the book / online course.

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Course Materials

Cracking Thai Fundamentals Book Recommended

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

TB-E1-sawatdee-the-true-meaning-of-sawatdee

2

TB-E2-Colour-Rhymes

3

TB-E3-Word-Duplication-to-Make-You-Sound-Thai-Thai

4

TB-E4-Who-What-When-How-and-Why-in-Thai

5

TB-E5-Chinese-New-Year-in-Thai

6

TB-E6-Taking-Control-of-Tones-and-Your-Throat

7

TB-E7-Writing-Develop-an-Adult-Thai-Handwriting-Style-Part-1

8

TB-E8-Writing-Develop-an-Adult-Thai-Handwriting-Style-Part-2

9

TB-E9-Writing-Develop-an-Adult-Thai-Handwriting-Style-Part-3

10

TB-E10-Writing-Develop-an-Adult-Thai-Handwriting-Style-Part-4

11

TB-E26-Meanings-The-Su-Prefix

12

TB-E27-Meanings-The-Ni-Prefix

13

TB-E28-Meanings-The-Thu-Prefix

14

TB-E29-Meanings-The-Awa-Prefix

15

TB-E30-Meanings-The-Anu-Prefix

16

TB-E31-Classifiers-tua

17

TB-E32-Classifiers-an

18

TB-E33-Classifiers-luk

19

TB-E34-Classifiers-khon

20

TB-E35-Meanings-How-to-say-WHY-Like-a-Thai-Part-One

21

TB-E36-Meanings-How-to-say-WHY-Like-a-Thai-Part-Two

22

TB-E37-Meanings-How-to-say-WHY-Like-a-Thai-Part-Three

23

TB-E38-Meanings-How-to-say-WHY-Like-a-Thai-Part-Four

24

TB-E39-Culture-khun-Does-Not-Mean-You-in-Thai

25

TB-E40-Culture-Playing-Card-Suits-in-Thai

26

TB-E41-Culture-Playing-Shares-and-Thai-Credit

27

TB-E42-Culture-Thai-Names-Part-1-The-Three-Names-of-a-Thai

28

TB-E43-Culture-Thai-Names-Part-2-The-First-Name

29

TB-E44-Culture-Thai-Names-Part-3-The-Family-Name

30

TB-E45-Culture-Thai-Names-Part-4-The-Nickname

31

TB-E46-Meanings-–Tid–-The-Multiple-Meanings-of-Tit-in-Thai

32

TB-E47-Meanings-Four-Wais-Part-One-wái

33

TB-E48-Meanings-Four-Wais-Part-Two-wǎi

34

TB-E49-Meanings-Four-Wais-Part-Three-wai

35

TB-E50-Meanings-Four-Wais-Part-Four-wâi

36

TB-E51-Meanings-Shapes-in-Thai-Basic-Shapes

37

TB-E52-Meanings-Navigating-Intersections-in-Thai

38

TB-E53-Meanings-How-to-Say-Etc-in-Thai

39

TB-E54-Pronunciation-kw-f-Understanding-regional-Thai-A

40

TB-E55-Pronunciation-Is-it-Rachatewi-or-Ratewi

41

TB-E56-Pronunciation-The-Irregular-Pronunciation-of-Water-Nahm

42

TB-E57-Grammar-Ruksa-To-Protect-and-Preserve

43

TB-E58-Culture-How-to-Get-the-Thai-Price-for-Something

44

TB-E59-Culture-Bargaining-Like-a-Thai

45

TB-E60-Culture-Buying-Food-Like-a-Thai-Weights-and-Measures

46

TB-E61-IPA-and-Transliteration-Stuart-Jay-Raj-is-put-to-the-Test

47

TB-E62-Culture-Thai-Time-The-24-12-and-6-Hour-Clock

48

TB-E63-Culture-Thai-Time-Midnight-to-6am

49

TB-E64-Culture-Thai-Time-6am-to-Noon

50

TB-E65-Culture-Thai-Time-Noon-to-6pm

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Stuart Jay Raj is a polyglot who specializes in the languages and dialects spoken in South East Asia and China. His talents have allowed him to earn a professional living as a simultaneous interpreter in Thai, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Indonesian, among others, providing language and cultural training for multinational companies in the region and hosting his own TV programme on Thailand's Channel 5. He holds a degree in Cognitive and Applied Linguistics from Griffith University and has become an expert in the field of language acquisition with a strong track record of success. Stuart's background knowledge of Sanskrit, Khmer, Lao and various Chinese dialects and minority languages enables him to present a fascinating and unique perspective on the Thai language which makes everything fall logically into place.