Speak Isaan Thai Volume 2 book and DVD is the highly anticipated follow up to the best selling Speak Isaan Thai Volume 1. It significantly builds on Speak Isaan Thai Volume 1’s content to give a vastly more advanced knowledge of Isaan Thai(Isan Thai / Esan Thai / Esaan Thai / Eesaan Thai / Lao Thai) vocabulary and grammar. Packed full of essential language know-how, highly relevant phrases and vocabulary, and fascinating insight into the language and culture, Speak Isaan Thai Volume 2 rapidly progresses learners up from beginners to intermediate level in a way that maintains interest and motivation. You'll learn essential words and phrases you'll hear and speak everyday when mixing with Isaan Thai people across a wide range of typical situations. There are also helpful check your learning exercises, and it has an extensive English - Isaan Thai glossary. The PAL dual layer DVD is region free.
Teaches everything you need to know to speak Thai successfully
With Speak Isaan Thai Volume 2 you'll learn:
Isaan Thai language foundations and grammar
Correct Isaan Thai pronunciation
Key phrases and words
Isaan Thai speaking and listening skills
In-depth language and cultural insight
It teaches you to speak practical conversational Isaan Thai with the correct pronunciation. The book provides the knowledge and insight into the language framework and usage. The 4 hour DVD featuring the see, hear, speak system ensures that you learn the correct tones and pronunciation of all the Isaan Thai words and phrases in the book. You see the word or phrase, hear the word or phrase spoken by a native Isaan Thai speaker, and then speak the word or phrase replicating the pronunciation and tones. Together with the focus on how to say and hear tones, it is the most effective way of learning the correct pronunciation and tone of Isaan Thai words.
The book content and lessons are designed to keep learners motivated from start to finish by means of highly relevant content, interesting language and culture insight, photographic backdrops on all audio visual material showing fascinating aspects of Thai life, and humorous illustrations.
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Designed with you in mind - to maximise your learning success
People wishing to start learning Thai often don't really know the key things to look for when buying a learn Thai language course and often end up buying unwisely. Through his own experiences of learning to speak Thai Richard Charles has developed the Learn Speak Thai system of learning Thai that guarantees you to learn Thai quickly and successfully. Unique features that help you to learn Isaan Thai more effectively:
The ‘See, hear, speak’ audio visual learning system that teaches the correct pronunciation and tones of all words and phrases that appear in the course. You seethe word or phrase, hear the word or phrase spoken clearly by a native Isaan Thai speaker, and then speak the word or phrase replicating the pronunciation and tones.
High quality audio spoken by a native Isaan Thai speaker ensures you clearly hear the pronunciation and tone of all words and phrases. The speed of speech is slightly slower than normal so that you hear clearly how to say each word in a phrase.
Audio visual slideshows (with photographic backgrounds that show the special way of life in Thailand) that allow you to focus on word pronunciation and sentence constructions.
An intuitive, easy to read phonetic transliteration system that accurately shows how a word has to be spoken (rather than using needlessly complicated ‘scholarly' or inferior phonetic systems that actually hamper learning). How a word reads is how to say it. You spend your time learning Isaan Thai rather than learning to read and say a new Romanized alphabet.
Use of clear word tone graphic symbols that clearly show the tone of a word (in contrast with other courses that either have tiny unclear symbols or no symbols at all).
A word colour coding system that instantly shows what each word in a phrase means.
Literal meanings of Isaan Thai compound words are given. This increases your understanding of the Isaan Thai word making it easier to remember, rapidly expands your Isaan Thai vocabulary and gives you helpful insight into how Isaan Thai words are composed.
Lessons feature practical Thai words and phrases that you will hear and speak in your everyday interactions with Isaan people. We know that this is the best preparation for you to have meaningful and successful conversations. What you learn you can readily use, and this not only encourages you to speak Isaan Thai at every opportunity, it gives you the confidence to speak across a wider range of situations using the language knowledge you have learnt.you will use in your everyday interactions with Isaan people. What you learn you will use!
Lessons feature practical Thai words and phrases that you will hear and speak in your everyday interactions with Thai people. We know that this is the best preparation for you to have meaningful and successful conversations. What you learn you can readily use, and this not only encourages you to speak Thai at every opportunity, it gives you the confidence to speak across a wider range of situations using the language knowledge you have learnt.
All the essential grammar you need to know to speak Isaan Thai successfully taught in an easy, accessible, non-technical way. Grammar is taught in focused sections whilst other aspects of language are highlighted and explained as they appear in the lesson content. What you learn provides the building blocks for a lifetime of successful Isaan Thai speaking.
Each chapter has effective check your learning exercises that help you learn lesson content fast.
Humorous illustrations of lesson content to keep the learning fun.
Helpful insight into aspects of Thai culture, values and social etiquette necessary for you to interact with Isaan people showing the appropriate levels of politeness and respect are given.
There is an extensive English - Isaan Thai word glossary at the back of book.
The course provides the scope to teach your Isaan partner English. All words and phrases, whether English or Isaan Thai, have audio making it very easy for an Isaan person to learn how to say any Isaan Thai word or phrase in English.
Quite simply, there is no other learning package on the market that approaches teaching you Isaan Thai in the same way and gets you speaking Isaan Thai quicker.
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