With over 20 million native speakers in the world, the Thai language remains a popular foreign language for those interested in or traveling to Southeast Asia.
However compared to other more popular Asian languages (like Mandarin or Japanese), there isn't an overabundance of Thai resources out there.
In this post we'll look at three of he best online resources for learning Thai, so that you can jumpstart your language learning journey!
For those who may not know, Thaipod101 is one of the most popular resources for learning Thai. The chief offering of the site is a Thai learning podcast centered around audio lessons, which you can access for a monthly subscription.
What a lot of people don't know is that there is also a free membership with a lot of bonus features that you don't need to pay for. You can access some lessons for free. You can also access the site's Thai language learning blog as well.
The folks behind Thaipod101 also host one of the best Thai learning Youtube channels, which is definitely worth checking out!
3) Learn Thai with Mod
Learn Thai with Mod is a site un by the native Thai teacher Mod and her colleague Pear. Together they make articles, podcast episodes, and videos which teach just about all aspects of the Thai language.
If you're looking to learn grammar, pronunciation, how to read and write, or even conversational phrases, Mod and Peach have probably written something you can find helpful!
This site is truly unique among Thai learning sites. It features music and lyrics of popular Thai music artists. You can read lyrics in both Thai and the translated English.
Learning words through music is a powerful and fun way to pick up new words in context. It's also a great way to start connecting with Thai Culture!
There you have it, three awesome web-based resources for learning Thai! Hopefully you found this article short, sweet, and to the point.
Use these three sites to help you find your way through the wonderful maze that is the Thai language. Also don't forget to check these sites' associated Youtube channels too!