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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Jing:And I’m Jing!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Thai Vocabulary, Lesson 11! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature. These are five common animals in Thailand. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ThaiPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Jing, what’s our first word?
Jing:ช้าง
Jonathan:Elephant
Jing:(slow) ช้าง (regular) ช้าง
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ช้าง
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In the past, Thai elephants were trained to become war or transport animals. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) ช้างคือสัตว์ประจำชาติของประเทศไทย
Jonathan:The elephant is the national animal of Thailand.
Jing:(slow) ช้างคือสัตว์ประจำชาติของประเทศไทย
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:ควาย
Jonathan:Water buffalo
Jing:(slow) ควาย (regular) ควาย
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ควาย
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Water buffaloes are used to plough the rice fields in Thailand. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) มีควายมากในจังหวัดสุำำพรรณบุรี
Jonathan:There are many water buffaloes in Suphan Buri province.
Jing:(slow) มีควายมากในจังหวัดสุำำพรรณบุรี
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:แมววิเชียรมาศ
Jonathan:Siamese cat
Jing:(slow) แมววิเชียรมาศ (regular) แมววิเชียรมาศ
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:แมววิเชียรมาศ
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Siamese cat is one of the breeds drawn and written about in the Cat Poems, which were written in Thailand between the 14th and 18th centuries.-
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) แมววิเชียรมาศมีตาสีฟ้า
Jonathan:Siamese cats have blue eyes.
Jing:(slow) แมววิเชียรมาศมีตาสีฟ้า
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:หมาไทยหลังอาน
Jonathan:Siamese Ridgeback dog
Jing:(slow) หมาไทยหลังอาน (regular) หมาไทยหลังอาน
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:หมาไทยหลังอาน
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Siamese Ridgeback Dog is a previously unknown breed outside of Thailand. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) หมาไทยหลังอานมีถิ่นกำเนิดอยู่ในภาคตะวันออกของประเทศไทย
Jonathan:Siamese ridgeback dogs originally come from the Eastern region of Thailand.
Jing:(slow) หมาไทยหลังอานมีถิ่นกำเนิดอยู่ในภาคตะวันออกของประเทศไทย
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Jing:ลิงกัง
Jonathan:Southern pig-tailed macaque
Jing:(slow) ลิงกัง (regular) ลิงกัง
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ลิงกัง
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Southern pig-tailed macaque is a species of monkey found in Thailand and its neighboring countries. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) ลิงกังสามารถเก็บมะพร้าวจากต้นมะพร้าวได้
Jonathan:Southern pig-tailed macaques can pick coconuts from coconut trees.
Jing:(slow) ลิงกังสามารถเก็บมะพร้าวจากต้นมะพร้าวได้
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Jing will give you the Thai – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Jing:ช้าง
[pause]Jonathan:Elephant
Jing:ควาย
[pause]Jonathan:Water buffalo
Jing:แมววิเชียรมาศ
[pause]Jonathan:Siamese cat
Jing:หมาไทยหลังอาน
[pause]Jonathan:Siamese Ridgeback dog
Jing:ลิงกัง
[pause]Jonathan:Southern pig-tailed macaque

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – Five common animals in Thailand! We have a more complete list at ThaiPod101.com Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Jing:-สวัสดีค่ะ

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Are there any wild animals in your country? Can you tell us in Thai?

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Audio missing for both english and thai sentence:


ช้างคือสัตว์ประจำชาติของประเทศไทย

cháang khuue sàt bprà-jam-châat khǎawng bprà-thêet-thai


"The elephant is the national animal of Thailand."