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 useful Thai words and phrases. Each word and sentence is given using Thai script—with a Romanized version to help you pronounce it correctly—along with 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:
Thai Picture Dictionary
- Over 750 color photographs
- 1,500 culture-specific Thai words and phrases
- 38 different topics—from social media and counting to Thai food and holidays
- Example sentences showing how the words are used
- Free online audio recordings by native Thai speakers of all the vocabulary and sentences to download or stream
- An introduction to Thai pronunciation and grammar
- A bidirectional index to allow you to quickly look up words
makes language learning more fun than traditional phrasebooks. This resource is perfect for beginners of all ages—curious kids, visual learners and future travelers to Thailand.
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 U.S. 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 is teaching 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 theEasy Thai: Learn to Speak Thai Quickly (Tuttle 2015) and has revised theSurvival Thai Phrasebook (Tuttle 2016), theInstant Thai Phrasebook (Tuttle 2016), theMaking Out in Thai (Tuttle 2017), and thePocket Thai Dictionary (Tuttle 2018).