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A Perfect Combination for Learning Thai

In this Cracking Thai Fundamentals + Thai Bites bundle, you get all the benefits of Stuart Jay Raj's foundational flagship course 'Cracking Thai Fundamentals', as well as the practical implementation of CTF knowledge in bite-sized video lessons.

This is broken down into five categories: Speaking and Pronunciation; Culture; Grammar; Writing Colloquial Thai; and Slang. There are hundreds of pieces of content and more is continually added over time to ensure that this is a staple part of your Thai study regime.

Speaking and Pronunciation

Speaking and Pronunciation

Train your muscles to pronounce Thai and react to Thai in a much more Thai way.

Culture

Culture

Learning all the things about Thai Culture that they expect you to know and even some things that they would probably prefer that you DIDN'T know.

Writing

Writing

Learn to train your muscles and subconscious to read and write in a much more Thai style. See words and feel words as a Thai would rather than going through your mother tongue.

Grammar

Grammar

Key language structures and grammar explained easily and in a relevant manner to everyday usage of Thai.

Colloquial Thai and Slang

Colloquial Thai and Slang

There's a 'correct' way to say things and a 'real' way to say things. Learn Thai colloquial patterns, idioms and slang that are used in everyday communication between Thais.

Interactive, Fast and Effective

Interactive, Fast and Effective

With our language learning system, you can acquire that deeper understanding that you may have thought wasn't possible, at a much faster pace so you can hit the ground running and make the most of your life in Thailand and with the Thais around you. .

Created By Stuart Raj

Stuart Jay Raj provides highly effective online and mixed learning solutions for language learning and development of cross cultural communication and business skills.

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Preparing to Crack the Thai Fundamentals

'Preparing to Crack the Thai Fundamentals' is the first course in the 'Cracking Thai Fundamentals' suite by Stuart Jay Raj.

In this module, you will learn how to prepare:

  • Mentally
  • Physically
  • Your Environment

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Preparing to Crack the Thai Fundamentals

Thinking in Meanings

How much does your mother tongue influence how you perceive and build meaning?

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Thinking in Meanings

Thinking in Meanings Part One
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Thinking in Meanings Part Two
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Cracking Indic Based Scripts

This is the lesson you wished for when you first started learning.

This is, without a doubt, the most important module in any learning series for a language with an Indic-based writing system.

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Cracking Indic Based Scripts

Cracking Indic Based Scripts Part One
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Cracking the Thai Vowels

So far we have learnt how the "engine" of the Thai script works - that is, it is based on the Indic abuguida system.

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Cracking the Thai Vowels

Cracking The Thai Vowels
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Thai Bites

Thai Bites are bite-sized lessons on Thai language and culture, which are based on the foundation laid by Stuart Jay Raj's flagship 'Cracking Thai Fundamentals' programme.

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Thai Bites

TB E10 Writing – Develop an Adult Thai Handwriting Style Part 4
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TB E100 Grammar: Using the น่า nâ: Particle to Extend your Vocabulary
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TB E101 The use of แก่ kæ̀: as a Directional Particle
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TB E102 – Vegetarian Vs. Vegan in Thai
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TB E103 Essential Sanskrit Numbers in Everyday Thai
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TB E104 – 0 शून्य śūnya ศุนย์- sŭ:n-já
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TB E105 – 1 एक eka เอก- è:k
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TB E106 – 2 द्वि dvi ทวี- tʰá-wi:
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TB E107 – 3 त्रि trí ตรี- ไตร- tri: trai
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TB E108 – 4 चतुर् catur จัตุ- catù
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TB E109 – 5 पञ्च pañca เบญจ- be:n-cà
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TB E11 Colloquial Thai – Awesomely Fin and Sut
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TB E110 – 6 छठ Chatta ฉ- cha
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TB E111 – 7 सप्त Sapt สัปด-
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TB E112 – 8 अश्ठ Ast อัษฐ asatha
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TB E113 – नव nava นว nawa-
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TB E114 – 10 दश daś ทศ- tʰót-sà
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TB E115 – 1st प्रथम Prathama ปถม ปฐม prà-tʰŏm
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TB E12 Colloquial Thai – Khô:t – Damn that’s useful
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TB E13 – Colloquial Thai – Jung Bəi
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TB E14 Colloquial Thai – Laughing Beyond the Number 5 in Thai
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TB E15 Language Patterns – Verb Compounds – Building Two Word Actions
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TB E16 Language Patterns – Negating Verb Compounds
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TB E17 Language Patterns – The Magical Power of ออก ɔ̀:k
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TB E18 Colloquial Thai – Truly แต๊ๆ tǽ: tǽ:
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TB E19 – How to pronounce the aspirated ‘k_ʰ’ (ข ค ฆ) in Thai to so
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TB E2 Colour Rhymes
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TB E20 Pronunciation – How to pronounce the ɯ and ɯ: (อึ อือ) vowe
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TB E21 Writing – Why Two รร Make the ‘a’ Sound
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TB E22 Writing – วรรค พรรค What the pʰak?
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TB E23 Colloquial Thai – เปรี้ยว กระแดะ แรด S
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TB E24 Language Patterns – ขอ…หน่อย The Kʰɔ̌:…..nɔ̀:i
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TB E25 Language Patterns – ช่วย …. หน่อย Cʰu:ai…..nɔ
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TB E26 Meanings – The สุ Su Prefix
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TB E27 Meanings – The นิ Ni Prefix
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TB E28 Meanings – The ทุ Thu Prefix
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TB E29 Meanings – The อว Awa Prefix
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TB E3 Word Duplication to Make You Sound ไท้ยไทย Thai Thai
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TB E30 Meanings – The อนุ Anu Prefix
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TB E31 Classifiers – ตัว tua
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TB E32 Classifiers – อัน an
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TB E33 Classifiers – ลูก lu:k
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TB E34 Classifiers – คน khon
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TB E35 Meanings: How to say WHY Like a Thai – Part One
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TB E36 Meanings: How to say WHY Like a Thai – Part Two
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TB E37 Meanings: How to say WHY Like a Thai – Part Three
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TB E38 – Meanings: How to say WHY Like a Thai – Part Four
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TB E39 Culture : คุณ khun Does Not Mean ‘You’ in Thai
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TB E4 Who What When How and Why in Thai
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TB E40 Culture : Playing Card Suits in Thai
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TB E41 Culture : Playing Shares and Thai Credit
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TB E42 Culture : Thai Names Part 1 – The Three Names of a Thai
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TB E43 Culture : Thai Names Part 2 – The First Name
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TB E44 Culture : Thai Names Part 3 – The Family Name
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TB E45 Culture : Thai Names Part 4 – The Nickname
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TB E46 Meanings – ติด – The Multiple Meanings of Tit in Thai
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TB E47 Meanings – Four Wais – Part One ไว้ wái
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TB E48 Meanings – Four Wais – Part Two ไหว wǎi
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TB E49 Meanings – Four Wais – Part Three ไว wai
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TB E5 新正如意 ตรุษจีน Chinese New Year in Thai
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TB E50 Meanings – Four Wais – Part Four ไหว้ wâi
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TB E51 Meanings – Shapes in Thai – Basic Shapes
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TB E52 Meanings – Navigating Intersections in Thai
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TB E53 Meanings – How to Say Etc. in Thai
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TB E54 Pronunciation – ‘kw’ – ‘f” – Understanding regional Thai A
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TB E55 Pronunciation – Is it Rachatewi or Ratewi?
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TB E56 Pronunciation – The Irregular Pronunciation of ‘Water’ น้ำ
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TB E57 Grammar – รักษา To Protect and Preserve
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TB E58 Culture – How to Get the Thai Price for Something
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TB E59 Culture – Bargaining Like a Thai
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TB E60 Culture – Buying Food Like a Thai – Weights and Measures
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TB E61 IPA and Transliteration – Stuart Jay Raj is put to the Test
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TB E62 Culture – Thai Time – The 24, 12 and 6 Hour Clock
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TB E63 Culture – Thai Time – Midnight to 6am
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TB E65 Culture – Thai Time – Noon to 6pm
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TB E66 Culture – Thai Time – 6pm to Midnight
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TB E67 Pronunciation – Why Does ‘R’ sound like ‘L’ in Thai?
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TB E68 Grammar – Why Are the 3 Consonant Classes Called High, Mid and Low?
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TB E69 Pronunciation Shortcuts in Thai
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TB E7 Writing – Develop an Adult Thai Handwriting Style Part 1
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TB E70 Pronunciation – Different Spelling but Same Sound
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TB E71 Which Letter Should I Put the Tone Markers and Vowels Over?
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TB E72 Pronunciation – Thai Porn
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TB E73 Culture – Do you Believe in Ghosts?
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TB E74 Culture – That Stinks!
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TB E75 Pronunciation – There is no such sound as ‘g’ in Thai
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TB E76 Pronunciation – แสม is not pronounced ’sæ:m’
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TB E77 Pronunciation – Is ป pronounced b, p or bp?
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TB E78 Culture – The Difference between กับ ‘kap’ and ข้าว
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TB E79 Culture – What’s the Difference Between ครู khru: and อา
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TB E8 Writing – Develop an Adult Thai Handwriting Style Part 2
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TB E80 Culture rachasap royal language
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TB E81 Writing and Text – Why does ญ have two different sounds?
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TB E82 Culture – Thai Riddles – 1 (R÷) 1
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TB E83 Pronunciation- Pronunciation Shortcuts Becoming Standard
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TB E84 Speaking: How do you say ‘Probably’ in Thai?
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TB E85 Grammar – Using the particle ตั้ง ‘tâŋ’ for Emphasis
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TB E86 – Speaking: How Roman Letters can Sabotage your Thai Since starting
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TB E87 – 21, 27 and 28 – How to Avoid Confused Looks with These Numbers
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TB E88 Culture: Dancing in Thai
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TB E89 Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘Mouth’
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TB E9 Writing – Develop an Adult Thai Handwriting Style Part 3
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TB E90 Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘Over’
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TB E91 Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘In’ อ
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TB E92 – Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘Blur’
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TB E93 Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘Up’ อั
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TB E94 – Speaking: ‘English Words in Thai With New Meanings – ‘Clear’
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TB E95 Culture: Telling Someone Off in Thai ด่า Vs. ว่า
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TB E96 Culture: ‘Have you gotten fatter?’ – A Thai Greeting
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TB E97 The difference between Fat อ้วน Fat พุง and Fat
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TB E98 Culture: Marriage and Dowries ค่าสินสอด khâ sǐn sɔ
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TB E99 Speaking: Cues That Tell you That your Thai is Getting Better
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Cracking The Thai Consonants

The Thai writing system is an elegant and logical system that fits like a glove with with the spoken language. Rather than a linear string of seemingly random letters and sounds, the Thai consonants are designed in a matrix forming a map of the human mouth. This is based on the Indic Brahmi system.

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Cracking The Thai Consonants

Cracking The Thai Consonants Part One
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