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Sample Lesson 1 of
Reading Thai Newspapers.
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Exercises 1 - 25
Some English Words Written In Thai
Some Common Abbreviations Used By Newspapers
Newspaper Web Links
Online Thai/English Dictionaries Links
Note about the author:
Hugh first came to Thailand in 1969 as a Peace Corps volunteer and has lived here on and off since then. In 2001 he and his wife Pikun started doing a staggered retirement in Chiang Mai, 4 months here, 8 months back in Seattle. Since 2007 they have lived permanently in Chiang Mai. Hugh is a fluent Thai speaker and writes regular articles on learning the Thai language.
He has written for the Bangkok Post, the Asia Magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, and currently has a regular column, A Retiring Attitude - Tips on Retiring to Thailand, for Chiang Mai City Life magazine. He was an English instructor at Chiang Mai University and is a former director of AUA Chiang Mai, and has traveled to more than 40 countries. He has written an English textbook series for the Thai professional market called Professional English for Thailand.
He writes the column Thai Language/Thai Culture for the very popular
Hugh occasionally gives talks to Expat groups and prospective retirees to Thailand. He writes and maintains the website
and the blog