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I have a hard copy of Noss’s grammar. It’s probably more use to a general audience, but no-one seems to be interested I should have called it ‘how to figure out which thai words you should be using when your dictionary doesn’t give you enough examples’!

Steven marked it as to-read Sep 01, Azenith hlgbie it Oct 22, Michelgeneva marked it as to-read Feb 03, Deborah added it Jul 14, Jmes Hammond accused of failing to release funding for no-deal Brexit: Aug 14, Richard Piet rated it really liked it.

Also, explanations are missing, you won’t learn the order of words in a Thai sentence as I had highie hoped forthere are no explanations on the exact situations in what you have to use which different translations, apart from really really brief two-sentence statements that are very vague. This book is a serious and comprehensive study of Thai. Sign in Already have an account?

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Thai Reference Grammar

Posted February 22, Problem is, there is no word-by-word glossing, so you have no way of knowing which word means what Bunthet Noem marked it as to-read Sep 23, The example sentences are abundant, but they are only written in Thai, pronunciation a very idiosyncratic way which is hard to get used to; far teference phonetic and English translation. Posted February 22, edited.


Too many errors in Higbie. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Worst Joke Ever 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.

Please keep in mind that this book is probably not something one would read like a traditional novel or story; it’s a reference book, for the most part, and most readers will likely use it that way. The main reasons which I strongly recommend the Thai Reference Grammar are its thoroughness and gramkar topics covered, its focus on the modern, spoken language and its ease of use.

Designed as a practical description of the spoken language, both the informal and formal varieties. It’s probably designed for students of Thai who already know a great deal of the language and want to improve their understanding, because of several reasons: By webfact Started December 3. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. In order to get the most from this book and to avoid being overwhelmed, I would suggest that a student have at least a basic understanding of the Thai written and spoken language.

Moigula, and I interviewed people who were involved in or affected by the civil war and produced “Sierra Leone: The book will be welcomed by anyone learning the languag Written to meet the need of students and teachers higbue the Thai language for information on the more advanced sentence structure of the language.


Kirt rated it liked it Dec hitbie, Follow Orchid Books on Facebook. Symon Christie marked it as to-read Mar 21, Jamse Sierra Leone my co-author, Bernard S.

The ‘Indirect’ download doesn’t seem so easy to navigate, although it seems to download fine except for the last directory page. Birds in your garden. Refresh and try again.

Aug 27, Matthew rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is very thorough, but also very dry, and requires substantial knowledge of linguistic terminology. The authors seem to know exactly what trips up or holds back a learner. But I was very disappointed! Posted February 21, edited.

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Students with weak vision might have some difficulty reading it. Patch marked it as to-read Jul 24, Follow us Facebook Youtube Instagram Line. I have been recerence to meet two co-authors in very different places, and with their help produce books on two very different topics: Covers over separate topics, providing some sample sentences, in typical idiomatic spoken Thai, for each topic.