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Besides the blog on the war I have a website on Thai and Lao language: This book here might still be useful though when you suddenly want to know how to say “For about 2 years” or “If he had gone” or for a list of common classifiers, so it’s at least not completely useless.

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Agust marked it as to-read Mar 11, Sign up for a new account in our community. By webfact Started November Aug 27, Matthew rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wiley Hall marked it as to-read Jul 26, By Bredbury Blue Started March 7, I really recommend to read the Thai grammar by David Smyth. Written to meet the need of students and teachers of the Thai language for information on the more advanced sentence structure of the language.


I have a hard copy of Noss’s grammar. The book will be welcomed by anyone learning the language past gtammar beginning level and is an essential reference work for libraries and universities with an interest in Asia.

In order to get the most from this book and to avoid being overwhelmed, I would suggest that a brammar have at least a basic understanding of the Thai written and spoken language. Danish Haziq is currently reading it Feb 09, Each point is illustrated with characteristic sentences written in both Thai script and romanized Thai, with easy-to-read phonetics and tone symbols for improved pronunciation.

Already have an account? Open Preview See a Problem? Kwantouch na takuatoong rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 tuai reviews. Follow us Facebook Youtube Instagram Line. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. The main reasons which I strongly recommend the Thai Reference Grammar are its thoroughness and wide-ranging topics covered, its focus on the modern, spoken language and its ease of use.

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Desiree Bravo added it Apr 05, You May Also Like. So I will not attempt to review the book from beginning to end.

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Too many errors in Higbie. Having read quite a few of them and having done a portion of the sentence-level alignment to prepare them for use in the corpusI’ve run into a mix of errors, mistranslations, sentences left out here and there Follow Orchid Press on Facebook. Has anyone managed to download the two dictionaries for off-line viewing?: Symon Christie marked it as to-read Mar 21, The book presents clear explanations of advanced Thai structure, illustrated with examples of typical Thai speech.

Be the first to ask a question about Thai Reference Grammar. If you are only getting one though, a less comprehensive but more accurate grammar is ‘Thai – An Essential Grammar’ Routledge by David Smyth.