Thai Reading Comprehension

Thai Reading Comprehension

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, stories and academic excerpts.

Course Content

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.