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Basic Dialog:

Introduce Yourself

In this conversation, Ganyaa and Somchai meet for the first time and introduce themselves. The use of the polite particle words at the end of each sentence indicates a more formal meeting.

Listen to the conversation

Listen to the conversation again line by line. If you are able, repeat the words you hear and think about the English interpretation of each phrase.

A

sà-wát-dee kâ
Hello.

 

chǎn chûu gan-yaa
My name is Ganyaa.

 

kune chûu à-rai ká
What is your name?

B

pǒm chûu sǒm-chaai kráp
My name's Somchai.

A

kǎw-tôte kune chûu à-rai ná ká
I'm sorry. What's your name?

 

gà-rú-naa pôot eèk-tee dâi-mǎi ká
Can you please say it again?

B

pǒm chûu sǒm-chaai kráp
My name is Somchai.

A

kǎw-tôte kune sǒm-chaai naam-sà-gune à-rai ká
Excuse me Somchai. What is your last name?

B

naam-sà-gune wá-tá-ná-paa-nít
My last name is Watanapaanit.

A

sǒm-chaai wá-tá-ná-paa-nít rǔu
Somchai Watanapaanit, right?

B

kráp
Right.

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Lesson Navigation:

Application Settings:
Gender  (Recordings for your gender)
Transliterations  (Thai words in English)
Interpretations  (What the words mean)

More to come . . .

Active Thai is a work in progress. Please check back often for new lessons.