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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 18! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to People &Homes. These are the five most common household items. 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:บ้านทรงไทย
Jonathan:Thai style house
Jing:(slow) บ้านทรงไทย (regular) บ้านทรงไทย
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:บ้านทรงไทย
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Thai style houses are always built from teak wood. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) สมัยนี้ไม่ค่อยมีบ้านทรงไทยให้เห็น
Jonathan:Nowadays, Thai style houses are not easy to find.
Jing:(slow) สมัยนี้ไม่ค่อยมีบ้านทรงไทยให้เห็น
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:ยากันยุง
Jonathan:Mosquito repellent
Jing:(slow) ยากันยุง (regular) ยากันยุง
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ยากันยุง
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:In Thailand, mosquito repellent is a necessity during the rainy season.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) ยากันยุงขายดีในหน้าฝน
Jonathan:Mosquito repellent sells very well during the rainy season.
Jing:(slow) ยากันยุงขายดีในหน้าฝน
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:ร่ม
Jonathan:Umbrella
Jing:(slow) ร่ม (regular) ร่ม
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ร่ม
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Thais use umbrellas on sunny days to protect themselves from the hot sun.
-
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) วันนี้อย่าลืมเอาร่มออกไปด้วยนะคะเพราะข้างนอกอากาศร้อนมาก
Jonathan:Don't forget to bring an umbrella with you today because it is very hot outside.
Jing:(slow) วันนี้อย่าลืมเอาร่มออกไปด้วยนะคะเพราะข้างนอกอากาศร้อนมาก
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Jing:ตู้เย็น
Jonathan:Refrigerator
Jing:(slow) ตู้เย็น (regular) ตู้เย็น
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:ตู้เย็น
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Many manufacturers, especially Japanese companies, sell refrigerators in Thailand -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) ตู้เย็นแบบมีเครื่องทำน้ำแข็งอัตโนมัติกำลังเป็นที่นิยมในเมืองไทย
Jonathan:A refrigerator with an automatic ice maker is becoming popular in Thailand.
Jing:(slow) ตู้เย็นแบบมีเครื่องทำน้ำแข็งอัตโนมัติกำลังเป็นที่นิยมในเมืองไทย
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Jing:รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำ
Jonathan:Rubber sandals
Jing:(slow) รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำ (regular) รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำ
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Jing:รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำ
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:You can easily buy rubber sandals at convenience stores in Thailand. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Jing:(normal) คนไทยชอบสวมใส่รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำเพราะใส่ง่ายและราคาถูก
Jonathan:Thai people love rubber sandals because they are easy to wear and very cheap.
Jing:(slow) คนไทยชอบสวมใส่รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำเพราะใส่ง่ายและราคาถูก
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:บ้านทรงไทย
[pause]Jonathan:Thai style house
Jing:ยากันยุง
[pause]Jonathan:Mosquito repellent
Jing:ร่ม
[pause]Jonathan:Umbrella
Jing:ตู้เย็น
[pause]Jonathan:Refrigerator
Jing:รองเท้าแตะฟองน้ำ
[pause]Jonathan:Rubber sandals

Outro

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

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ThaiPod101.com
Monday at 6:30 pm
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What else are you expecting to find inside a Thai home?

ThaiPod101.com
Thursday at 7:42 pm
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Hello Faith,


Thank you very much for your comment. Please kindly shared with us what is the result of your expectation after your trip. Looking forward to hear about your trip as well. Please let me know if you have any future questions about Thai language. I will be glad to help. We wish you will have a good progress with Thai.


Have a good one.

Parisa

Team ThaiPod101.com

Faith
Monday at 7:02 pm
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I would expect to find a picture of the Thai king, as there is usually one in every Thai house I see.