Speak Thai Volume 2 book and DVD is the highly anticipated follow up to the best selling Speak Thai Volume 1. It significantly builds on Speak Thai Volume 1’s content to give a vastly more advanced knowledge of the Thai vocabulary and grammar. Packed full of essential language know-how, highly relevant phrases and vocabulary, and fascinating insight into the language and culture, Speak Thai Volume 2 rapidly progresses learners up from beginners to intermediate level in a way that maintains interest and motivation. You'll learn essential words and phrases you'll hear and speak everyday when mixing with Thai people across a wide range of typical situations. There are also helpful check your learning exercises, and has an extensive English -Thai glossary to help you learn Thai. The 4 hour PAL dual layer DVD is region free.
Teaches everything you need to know to speak Thai successfully
With Speak Thai Volume 2 you'll learn:
Language foundations and grammar Correct pronunciation Key phrases and words Speaking and listening skills In-depth language and cultural insight
It teaches you to speak practical conversational Thai with the correct pronunciation. The book provides the knowledge and insight into the language framework and usage. The 4 hour DVD featuring the see, hear, speak system ensures you learn the correct tones and pronunciation of all the Thai words and phrases in the book.You see the word or phrase, hear the word or phrase spoken by a native Thai speaker, and then speak the word or phrase replicating the pronunciation and tones. Together with the focus on how to say and hear tones, it is the most effective way of learning the correct pronunciation and tone of Thai words.
The book content and lessons are designed to keep learners motivated from start to finish by means of highly relevant content, interesting language and culture insight, photographic backdrops on all audio visual material showing fascinating aspects of Thai life, and humorous illustrations.
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Designed with you in mind - to maximise your learning success
People wishing to start learning Thai often don't really know the key things to look for when buying a learn Thai language course and often end up buying unwisely. Through his own experiences of learning to speak ThaiRichard Charleshas developed the Learn Speak Thai system of learning Thai that guarantees you learn Thai quickly and successfully. Unique features that help you learn Thai more effectively:
The ‘See, hear, speak’ audio visual learning system that teaches the correct pronunciation and tones of all words and phrases that appear in the course. You seethe word or phrase, hear the word or phrase spoken clearly by a native Thai speaker, and then speak the word or phrase replicating the pronunciation and tones.
The course uses a high quality audio by a native Thai speaker to ensure you clearly hear the pronunciation and tone of all words and phrases. The speed of speech is slightly slower than normal so that you hear clearly how to say each word in a phrase.
Audio visual slideshows (with photographic backgrounds that show the special way of life in Thailand) that allow you to focus on word pronunciation and sentence constructions.
The course uses an intuitive, easy to read phonetic transliteration system that accurately show how a word can be spoken (rather than using needlessly complicated ‘scholarly' or inferior phonetic systems that actually hamper learning). How a word reads is how to say it. You spend your time learning Thai rather than learning how to read and say a new Romanized alphabet.
Prominent word tone graphic symbols are used to that enable you to clearly see what the tone of a word is (in contrast with other courses that either have tiny unclear symbols or no symbol at all).
The course uses a word colour coding system that instantly shows what each word in a phrase means.
Literal meanings of Thai compound words are given. This increases your understanding of the Thai word making it easier to remember, rapidly expands your Thai vocabulary and gives you helpful insight into how Thai words are composed.
The course has highly focused chapter content that ensures you have the depth of knowledge and vocabulary range necessary to speak and understand Thai in the situations featured. The chapter content also provides you with the language know-how to speak confidently across a whole range of other everyday conversation situations.
The course teaches in an easy, accessible, non-technical way all the essential grammar you need to know to speak Thai successfully. Grammar is taught in focused sections whilst other aspects of language are highlighted and explained as they appear in the lesson content. What you learn provides the building blocks for a lifetime of successful Thai speaking.
Effective check your learning exercises that help you learn lesson content fast.
Humorous illustrations of lesson content to keep the learning fun.
The course gives helpful insight into aspects of Thai culture, values and social etiquette necessary for you to interact with Thai people showing the appropriate levels of politeness and respect.
There is an extensive English - Thai word glossary at the back of book.
The course provides the scope to teach your Thai partner English. All words and phrases, whether English or Thai, have audio making it very easy for a Thai person to learn how to say any Thai word or phrase in English.
Quite simply, there is no other Thai learning package on the market that approaches teaching you Thai in the same way and gets you speaking Thai quicker.
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