Air Pollution in Thailand

Air pollution is a significant problem in Thailand. Northern, Northeastern, and Central Thailand all suffer from seasonal air pollution from seasonal fires and air patterns. Even Southern Thailand can suffer bouts of air pollution from nearby Sumatra Island. Also, year-round air pollution plagues the larger metropolitan areas in Thailand because of the preponderance of diesel-burning ... Read more

Anki for Learning Thai

Anki is one of the most popular flashcard software programs for memorization, and it is one of the first. It includes a spaced repetition algorithm for optimized learning, and a host of configuration options. Anki is multi-platform (Linux, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS), and free (except for iOS). There is also a web version, and all ... Read more

Prosody in Thai Language

> In linguistics, prosody is concerned with those elements of speech that are not individual phonetic segments (vowels and consonants) but are properties of syllables and larger units of speech, including linguistic functions such as intonation, tone, stress, and rhythm. Such elements are known as suprasegmentals. Prosody vs. Discrete Phonology In learning Thai, or any ... Read more

Thai Keyboard Layouts

This article is about Thai keyboard layouts for desktop and laptop computers, which have a hardware and software component. This does not deal with virtual or soft keyboards or mobile device layouts.

Thai Keyboard Layouts are generally something Thai speakers and Thai language learners have little problem with because of a de facto standard, although there are three specific standards, in practice (along with ISO and ANSI layouts).

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Thai vs English Language

For someone who is learning Thai as a second language (and knows English), it is useful to get an overview of the differences between the languages so that certain assumptions don't impede language acquisition. Differences in Written Thai from Written English The Thai script is used, and may include use of Thai numerals (Thais also ... Read more

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