Learn the basics of Thai quickly and easily! Easy Thai is exciting and helpful for beginning Thai language students and anyone who needs a functional day-to-day grasp of colloquial Thai. An excellent resource to learn Thai, its twelve chapters cover practical and useful conversation topics such as introductions, telling the time, directions, ordering food and shopping. Each chapter opens with a dialogue that introduces new language in context, and contains vocabulary lists, grammar notes, sentence patterns, exercises, notes on culture and etiquette. All dialogues, vocabulary lists, and sentence patterns are rendered in Thai script, romanized Thai, and English. In the comprehensive, concise introduction to Easy Thai, you will understand how to pronounce, read and write the Thai language. A bilingual dictionary at the end of the book gives translations for approximately 1,000 common words in both Thai and English. An audio disc provides sample conversations by native Thai speakers, helping you to practice authentic pronunciation.