Thai Picture Dictionary

Language
$15.99
Current Stock:
SKU:
9780804852180
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804852180
Format:
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
04/07/2020
Illustrations:
over 750 photos; over 1,500 key Thai words
Number of Pages:
96
Trim Size:
7 1/2 X 10

A fun and helpful resource for anyone interested in learning some Thai—whether you're 5 or 100!

This picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most common and useful Thai words and phrases. Each word is given in Thai script—with a Romanized version to help you pronounce it correctly— and the English meaning.

The words are grouped into 40 different themes or topics, including basics like meeting someone new and using public transportation to culture-specific topics like celebrating Thai holidays and eating Thai food.

This colorful picture dictionary includes:
  • Hundreds of color photographs
  • 1,500 Thai words and phrases
  • 40 different topics—from social media and WiFi to paying and counting
  • Example sentences showing how the words are used
  • Companion online audio recordings by native Thai speakers of all the vocabulary and sentences
  • An introduction to Thai pronunciation and grammar
  • An index to help you quickly look up words

Thai Picture Dictionary makes language learning easier and more fun than traditional phrasebooks. This resource is perfect for beginners of all ages—curious kids, visual learners and future visitors to Thailand.


About the Author:
Jintana Rattanakhemakorn graduated from Chiang Mai University with a bachelor's degree in Thai, and completed her master's degree in English at Khon Kaen University. She also holds a certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language from Seattle University College of Education. She taught Thai to American college students at CIEE study abroad program in Khon Kaen, Thailand from 2004 to 2017. She developed curriculum, textbooks, teaching methods, materials, lesson plans, and activities used in all Thai language courses. Currently, she teaches Thai to international students at ASEAN Language Center and also teaching English at International College, Khon Kaen University. In addition, she is the author of the Easy Thai: Learn to Speak Thai Quickly (Tuttle 2015) and has revised the Survival Thai Phrasebook (Tuttle 2016), the Instant Thai Phrasebook (Tuttle 2016), the Making Out in Thai (Tuttle 2017), and the Pocket Thai Dictionary (Tuttle 2018).