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Learn Thai | Motivated Beginner

Learn Thai | Motivated Beginner

By Grace Ruiz

Visit our Patreon page for transcripts, example sentences, and exercises: www.patreon.com/polyglotgrace

Hello, welcome to our Podcast. It's Grace and Edgar, and our goal is simple, to help you learn Thai.

This Podcast is aimed at motivated beginners. You'll not only learn new words, grammar, and patterns, but also Grace will be correcting Edgar (advanced Thai learner from the USA) with any mistakes he makes. So you'll get to learn from his mistakes.
EP39: Connect your ideas with the word ที่ (tee)
EP39: Connect your ideas with the word ที่ (tee)
Get the accompanying PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep39-tee-74974150 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
05:39
November 22, 2022
EP38: How to say "wherever, whatever, whoever, etc." in Thai
EP38: How to say "wherever, whatever, whoever, etc." in Thai
Get the PDF to follow along: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep38-how-74637483 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
06:31
November 14, 2022
EP37: How to say - who, what, where, when, how, SHOULD we in Thai
EP37: How to say - who, what, where, when, how, SHOULD we in Thai
Get the transcript here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep37-how-73584017 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
08:52
October 21, 2022
EP36: Talking about negative characteristic in Thai with the word ขี้ (kee)
EP36: Talking about negative characteristic in Thai with the word ขี้ (kee)
Get the accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep36-in-73298797 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
07:11
October 14, 2022
EP35: 6 ways to say “to eat” in Thai | And 3 meanings of กิน (gin)
EP35: 6 ways to say “to eat” in Thai | And 3 meanings of กิน (gin)
Get the PDF to follow along: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep35-6-3-73159698 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
11:08
October 11, 2022
EP34: How to say "there is, there are" in Thai.
EP34: How to say "there is, there are" in Thai.
Get the accompanying pdf: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-of-ep34-how-72324234 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/
07:17
September 22, 2022
EP33: The difference between เป็น bpen and คือ keu; and how to say “NOT is/am/are” correctly.
EP33: The difference between เป็น bpen and คือ keu; and how to say “NOT is/am/are” correctly.
Get the accompanying PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep33-epn-71736463 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, we take a look at the difference between เป็น bpen and คือ keu and some other common mistakes that learners make.
10:06
September 09, 2022
EP32: How to talk about sickness in Thai part 2
EP32: How to talk about sickness in Thai part 2
Get the accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep32-how-70857408 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, we will continue talking about sickness.  We will also BREAKDOWN the conversation between a doctor and patient together.
13:59
August 22, 2022
EP31: How to talk about sickness in Thai
EP31: How to talk about sickness in Thai
Get the accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep31-how-70414673 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Today, we will learn vocabulary related to sickness in Thai. We will be listening to a conversation between a doctor and a patient.
13:17
August 12, 2022
EP30: Learn to describe a person in Thai
EP30: Learn to describe a person in Thai
Accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep30-to-70043850 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Do you know how to say someone is "chubby", "gay", "bald", "cute", or even "hairy"? In this episode, you will learn to describe a person. I'm sure beginner, and intermediate learners will learn something from this episode. 
12:45
August 04, 2022
EP29: Loan words from English Part 2
EP29: Loan words from English Part 2
Get the PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep29-2-69329463 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, we will talk further about loan words and I will also quiz you guys on the common loan words in different categories: food, sport, music, etc.
16:56
July 20, 2022
EP28: Learn about Thai pronunciation and English Loan words
EP28: Learn about Thai pronunciation and English Loan words
Get the PDF of the episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep-28-68817717 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, we are going to learn about English loan words and Thai pronunciation. The pronunciation tips that are taught in this lesson are not limited to loan words but are applicable to every Thai word in the Thai language.
15:27
July 08, 2022
EP27: How to ask people to repeat what they said like a native using นะ ná
EP27: How to ask people to repeat what they said like a native using นะ ná
Get the PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep27-how-68182790 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this lesson, นะ ná is used with when you want someone to repeat their question. It’s used with question words. Please make sure to go back and see our episodes about question words in episodes 17, 18, 19.
10:25
June 24, 2022
EP26: Using the word นะ (na) as a softener for commands and imperative sentences.
EP26: Using the word นะ (na) as a softener for commands and imperative sentences.
Get the accompanying PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep26-na-67846457 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, I will talk about using “ná” to make your commands sound softer and nicer. If you want to tell somebody to do or not do something without being offensive, this is the word that you have to use.
09:20
June 17, 2022
EP25: Useful phrases to take a taxi in Thai
EP25: Useful phrases to take a taxi in Thai
Get the accompanying PDF here:https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep25-to-67595680 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, you will learn how to communicate with a taxi driver in Thai.
10:11
June 10, 2022
EP24: Changing verbs to noun or noun phrase with the prefix "การ" (gan)
EP24: Changing verbs to noun or noun phrase with the prefix "การ" (gan)
Accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-of-ep24-to-67285221 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, we will take a look at how we can use การ (gan) to change verbs into nouns. And then we will try to make more complex sentences with our new knowledge.
09:56
June 03, 2022
EP23: Changing adjectives and verbs to noun with ความ kwaam
EP23: Changing adjectives and verbs to noun with ความ kwaam
Get the PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-for-ep23-and-67116474 Get the Verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Get free 178 expressions and phrases: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ In this episode, you will learn about the prefix ความ kwaam that turns adjectives and verbs into nouns. We will take a look at a lot of examples and how to use them in real sentences.
12:33
May 31, 2022
EP22: Thai Culture: Marriage
EP22: Thai Culture: Marriage
Follow along with a PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/extra-pdf-for-66478690  Get the verb E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, we will talk about Thai marriage.  You will learn a few important vocabularies related to Thai marriage such as dowry, bridesmaid, groomsmen, etc.
06:30
May 16, 2022
EP21: Marriage, Love, Wedding | We just got married!
EP21: Marriage, Love, Wedding | We just got married!
Access to the PDF and extra vocabs: https://www.patreon.com/posts/pdf-download-of-66032182 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Hello everybody, we just got married a week ago. So today's episode is going to be about marriage and weddings. You will learn words such as bride, groom, anniversary, moving in together and etc. Please enjoy :) In the episode, I also talk about the word เพิ่ง "perng" meaning "just". Please watch this youtube video to learn this word: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9hV1vZ-0i4&t=3s
13:59
May 05, 2022
EP20: Verbs that can be reused
EP20: Verbs that can be reused
Get the PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep20-verbs-that-64699826 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, I will talk about the words and how they can be combined to make other words with different meanings. I will cover เชื่อ (to believe), เปิด (to open), ปิด (to close), ตื่น (to wake up), ติด (to stick, jammed)
09:43
April 04, 2022
EP19: Question Words 3 | Do you know how to use “or yet”
EP19: Question Words 3 | Do you know how to use “or yet”
PDF of the episode: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep19-question-3-64204397 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, I will cover หรือยัง rĕu yang, ไหน năi, กี่ gèe, เท่าไร tâo rai, นานเท่าไร naan tâo rai and other variations of "how".  Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
16:44
March 24, 2022
EP18: Question Words 2 | Do you know some alternatives to ไหม (mai)
EP18: Question Words 2 | Do you know some alternatives to ไหม (mai)
Get an accompanying PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep18-question-63395709 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, we are going to cover ไหม măi, หรือเปล่า rĕu bplào, ใช่ไหม / ใช่ป๊ะ châi măi / châi bpá, หรอ rŏr, ได้ไหม dâai măi, ดีไหม dee măi I'm sure that even if you are intermediate you will still find this episode informative because I will cover some "protip" where I will explain how you can use these words like a real Thai. Thank you, guys. See you in the next episode. Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
10:49
March 05, 2022
EP17: Question Words in Thai 1 | Are you sure you are pronouncing "Who" and "How" correctly?
EP17: Question Words in Thai 1 | Are you sure you are pronouncing "Who" and "How" correctly?
Get the PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep17-question-in-62689464 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Let’s learn: Who, What, Where, How, Why, When in Thai. Even If you already know these words you might find the protips useful. Let me help you speak Thai better! Enjoy! Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
11:12
February 17, 2022
EP16: Seasons | Abandoning of some Thai Alphabet | Weather
EP16: Seasons | Abandoning of some Thai Alphabet | Weather
Support me on my Patreon and get the PDF and other cool things: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep16-seasons-of-61936677 Today's episode is going to be interesting for all Thai learners because we will be discussing the season, weather, and the abandonment of some Thai alphabets. We will also talk about the important logic of Thai sentence patterns and common mistakes that learners make. Are you curious how are all these subjects related? Then, listen to this episode. Enjoy and See you! Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
10:09
February 01, 2022
EP15: Learn Thai Months | And Thai Month Rap song.
EP15: Learn Thai Months | And Thai Month Rap song.
Access the PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep15-learn-thai-61325385 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, you will learn how to say the Thai months like a native.  With some examples, jokes and a song, hopefully you will be able to memorise the months in Thai. มกราคม | January กุมภาพันธ์ | February มีนาคม | March เมษายน | April พฤษภาคม | May มิถุนายน | June กรกฎาคม | July สิงหาคม | August กันยายน | September ตุลาคม | October พฤศจิกายน | November ธันวาคม | December Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
08:05
January 18, 2022
EP14: Did you know that Thai days are related to the Solar System
EP14: Did you know that Thai days are related to the Solar System
Access the PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep14-did-you-are-60898317 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Learn how Thai days are related to the Solar System and also how tips to shorten them in Spoken Thai.
04:49
January 08, 2022
EP13 What I did on Christmas day. Story and Text breakdown.
EP13 What I did on Christmas day. Story and Text breakdown.
Link to the accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep13-what-i-did-60395036 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Hello everyone, how was your Christmas. Today you will get to listen to what I did on Christmas.  Today's text is a little difficult for beginners because I'm bringing in long full sentences.  However, I hope that after the text breakdown (and extra help from the PDF) you will learn so much. Take care, and I will see you in the next episode! Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
10:09
December 28, 2021
EP12: Learn how to say "Merry Christmas" + useful Christmas related vocabs
EP12: Learn how to say "Merry Christmas" + useful Christmas related vocabs
Get a transcript by being my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep12-learn-song-60079612 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Merry Christmas everybody! This week we will talk about how to say Merry Christmas and we will also learn some useful vocabs related to Christmas.  I hope you guys have fun. Don't forget to check out my Youtube channel because I will be posting some videos related to Christmas: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
11:37
December 19, 2021
EP11: Learn another set of Jai(ใจ) words (adjectives + jai) to express your feelings
EP11: Learn another set of Jai(ใจ) words (adjectives + jai) to express your feelings
Follow along with the PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep11-learn-set-59747341 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this lesson, we will learn 10 Jai words. เสียใจ sĭia jai ดีใจ dee jai แน่ใจ nâe jai เจ็บใจ jèp jai มั่นใจ mân jai พอใจ por jai สบายใจ sà-baai jai น้อยใจ nói jai ร้อนใจ rón jai ผิดใจ pìt jai Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
09:25
December 10, 2021
EP10 Learn the 10 Jai words (verb+jai) to describe your feelings.
EP10 Learn the 10 Jai words (verb+jai) to describe your feelings.
Follow along with the PDF in my patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep10-learn-10-to-59286804 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook The Jai words are the combination of words with Jai (ใจ). ใจ is often transted to heart or mind. They are often used to help you express your feelings. That's why it's important to know them well. Here, I compiled 10 jai words (verb + jai) to help you improve your Thai. เข้าใจ kâo jai = to understand ดูใจ doo jai = to check somebody out เห็นใจ hĕn jai = to sympathize ทำใจ tam jai = to accept รู้ใจ róo jai = to know what someone is thinking อ่านใจ àan jai = to read one’s mind ตัดสินใจ dtàt sĭn jai = to decide ตามใจ dtaam jai = up to you, to let somebody do what they want สมัครใจ sà-màk jai = to be willing to, ประทับใจ bprà-táp jai = to be impressed Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
09:45
November 29, 2021
EP9 How to tell time in Thai and some interesting fact about time.
EP9 How to tell time in Thai and some interesting fact about time.
Access my Patreon to follow along with the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep9-how-to-tell-59073832 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Today we will talk about how to tell the time in Thai.  We will also learn the origin of words to tell the time in Thai such as ทุ่ม (toom), ตี (dtee), โมง (mong) I hope you guys have fun and learn a lot. Access my youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
09:35
November 24, 2021
Ep8 Understanding how to use ได้ dai, เป็น pen, ไหว
Ep8 Understanding how to use ได้ dai, เป็น pen, ไหว
Find the accompanying PDF in my Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep8-how-to-use-58712472 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, I will talk about the usage of ได้ dai, เป็น pen, ไหว and give you a bunch of examples. Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
08:02
November 15, 2021
EP7: Count in Thai 1-100 with correct accent
EP7: Count in Thai 1-100 with correct accent
Get the accompanying PDF here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep7-count-in-1-58037655 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Counting above 10 is easy but there are 2 exceptions. เอ็ด èt is 1 when counting 11,21,31,41,51 and so on. ยี่ yêe is when counting 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
12:24
November 05, 2021
EP6: Prefix นัก (nak) to talk about professions and expertise
EP6: Prefix นัก (nak) to talk about professions and expertise
Access the accompanying PDF in my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep6-prefix-nak-58015763 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook นัก is a prefix that you put in front of verbs or nouns and it creates the meaning of “ profession”. For example: นักเรียน (nák rian). นักเรียน means student. เรียน (rian) means “to study”. So the nak prefix + to learn = student. If you know the word that comes after nák then you will be able to guess the meaning! The formula is นัก (nák) + verb or noun. Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
09:08
October 29, 2021
EP5: Important classifiers and how to use them correctly
EP5: Important classifiers and how to use them correctly
Get the Accompanying PDF and support me in my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/ep5-important-to-57749272 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Link to the Youtube video explaining Classifiers in detail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAKdVHdY7mc In this podcast, I will help you memorize some of the most common classifiers. You don’t need to memorize everything but you should at least know that they are classifiers so that when you hear them you will know that they are classifiers and by that, you will absorb the classifiers automatically. Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
11:47
October 23, 2021
EP4: Asking for confirmation with Thai particle เนอะ (ner)
EP4: Asking for confirmation with Thai particle เนอะ (ner)
To get the accompanying PDF visit our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/asking-for-with-57200943 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Here you will learn to ask for confirmation with Thai particle เนอะ (ner). Most people learn their first Thai particle when they are already intermediate or even advanced. I don't agree, I think it should be learned as soon as possible because, since most Thai particles don't have the equivalent literal translation in another language, it takes time to master. Without Thai particles, you will never sound fluent in Thai. :) Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
08:34
October 15, 2021
EP3: Easily turn verbs into adjectives with น่า (na)
EP3: Easily turn verbs into adjectives with น่า (na)
To get the accompanying PDF visit our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/easily-turn-in-57135702 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Learn how to turn verbs into adjectives easily with the word น่า (na) Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
11:40
October 08, 2021
EP2: 5 most important linking words in Thai
EP2: 5 most important linking words in Thai
You can access the PDF of this lesson by joining our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/motivated-thai-56940897 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, I go over the most linking words.  LINKING WORDS และ láe= and (*many times we replace this word with gàp) กับ gàp= with, and หรือ rĕu= or (*many times pronounced as รึ réu) แต่, แต่ว่า dtàe, dtàe wâa= but (both words are interchangable) เพราะ, เพราะว่า prór · prór wâa  = because (both words are interchangeable) Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
14:59
October 03, 2021
EP1: Learn important Thai verbs
EP1: Learn important Thai verbs
Get the accompanying PDF: https://www.patreon.com/posts/podcast-episode-56593840 Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook In this episode, we go over 10 important Thai verbs เป็น (bpen) To be อาศัยอยู่ (aa-săi yòo) To live อยู่ (yòo) To be at, to be located มี (mee) To have ชอบ (chôp) To like ไป (bpai) To go อยาก (yàak) To want มา (maa) To come กิน (gin) To eat ดู (doo) To look We give you example sentences and important things to note (such as what happens if you pronounce the word with the incorrect tone). Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
08:21
September 25, 2021
Introducing the Hosts
Introducing the Hosts
Hello, welcome to our Podcast. It's Grace and Edgar, and our goal is simple, to help you learn Thai. This Podcast is aimed at motivated beginners. You'll not only learn new words, grammar, and patterns, but also Grace will be correcting Edgar (advanced Thai learner from the USA) with any mistakes he makes. So you'll get to learn from his mistakes. Support use and get the PDF file all the episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/polyglotgrace Get the VERB E-book: https://thaiwithgrace.com/verbbook Website: https://thaiwithgrace.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtxPNb4l4rf4msU-oD-Abqg
01:56
September 25, 2021