Thai : serious yet simple

Ian James
© 1986–2007

Subtitle

A Straightforward Guide to the
Essentials of Structure & Usage

Contents

I. Reading the script

  1. Consonants
  2. Vowels
  3. Tones
  4. Other symbols and spelling
  5. Practise reading

II. The actors

  6. Simple sentences
  7. Actors and things (nouns & pronouns)
  8. Qualifying nouns (adjectives & classifiers)
  9. Enquiry and comparison
10. Number
11. Time and measurement

III. The action

12. About verbs
13. Qualifying verbs (adverbs etc)
14. Prepositions
15. Connecting phrases and sentences
16. Practise scenes

IV. Extras

17. Finishing off (particles etc)
18. Word formation
19. Other observations
20. Special feature: Lanna script
21. Special feature: Isan dialect

22. Lexicon, from English
23. Lexicon, from Thai

cover of Thai language book  1986 Ian James

ISBN 978 0 9805146 1 2

cover art copyright © 1986 Ian James

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