Seg 3 of 3 Int 1 Stu Jay Raj Tonight Show Tom Mintier

Segment 3 of 3 taken from an the second of 2 interviews by Tom Mintier on his Tonight Show with Polyglot Stuart Jay Raj This section covers: Moderntrade / Bottlers Negotiations Waters is the New Oil Added value water ASEAN Free trade area – transcending language and culture Building strong business, political and local networks Difference between Indonesian and the Thai? Who are the best negotiators? Hong Kong? Shanghainese? Negotiation in Thailand – Bargaining Power Thai negotiators being conditioned by the west Sign Language – Deaf children – Auslan Signed English Sign-language programmes language into the body Morse Code Games Check out Stu’s language blog at

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.