Lesson 1: Read & write your first words in Thai!

Learning material

The first 3 consonants

ง (NG)

snake

ง (consonant) งู (snake)
– ngoor – nguu

ม (M)

horse

ม (consonant) ม้า (horse)
– moor / maa

ร (R)

boat

ร (consonant) เรือ (boat)
– roor – rueuea

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Vowels

◌ู (uu)

◌ู
Long Vowel | afternoon, proof, room
– uu

เ◌า (au)

เ◌า
Neither long nor short | about, powder, taoism
– au

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Vocabulary and the first Tone Rule

Tone Rule #1

Low Class Consonant + Long Vowel = Middle Tone

Please note that for vowels that are neither long nor short the same rules apply as for long vowels.

งู (snake)

snake

เงา (shadow)

shadow

เมา (drunken)

drunken

รู (hole)

hole

เรา (we)

we

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Homework

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