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1. Thai Basic Course: Workbook, Reading and Translation Exercises, Lessons 1-80. (ED054686) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-06-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Thai; Translation; Workbooks; Writing Skills; Written Language Abstract: This workbook contains supplementary exercises for the "Thai Basic Course" developed by the Defense Language Institute. The exercises for lessons 1-60 each consist of 10 sentences for translation into English and 10 sentences for translation into Thai. Those for lessons 61-80 deal with the written style of Thai and consist of two paragraphs each for translation into English. The principal objective of these translation exercises is to provide materials for reading, writing, and review. Exercises may be initiated soon after the introduction of the Thai reading and writing systems. In the workbook, available in hard copy from the Defense Language Institute, provision is made for written student responses for each exercise. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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2. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume I, Lessons 1-10. (ED057711) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Advanced Programs; Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Grammar; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Language Learning Levels; Language Patterns; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Textbooks; Thai; Translation; Writing Exercises; Writing Skills Abstract: The first of a six-volume series in an 18-week intensive language training course prepared by the Defense Language Institute contains classroom materials for 10 units of instruction. The course, consisting of 60 lessons and accompanying tape recordings together with an "Introduction to Thai Script" and a "Glossary," is designed to train native English speakers to level 1 proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced with vocabulary that is generally useful

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for Americans in Thailand. The lessons are structured around dialogues, grammar review, pronunciation and substitution drills, comprehension exercises, vocabulary lists, and response drills. Lessons 1 through 10 concern: (1) greetings, (2) studying Thai, (3) school, (4) Thailand, (5) the country, (6) some questions, (7) introductions, (8) speaking Thai, (9) reading newspapers, and (10) going to Thailand. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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3. Thai 18-Week Course: Introduction to Thai Script. (ED059650) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Speech Skills; Textbooks; Thai; Writing Skills Abstract: This textbook is part of the Defense Language Institute's 18-week "Short Course in Thai." Other course materials include six 10-lesson volumes and accompanying tape recordings together with a glossary. Four major sections of this volume treat middle, high, and low class consonants, and irregular spellings. Thai script is to be introduced only after the 25th lesson of the course. The texts are designed for classroom use and the objective is to train native English speakers to level 1, elementary proficiency in reading the language. Charts of Thai consonants and vowels are included in an appendix. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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4. A Contrastive Study of English and Thai. (ED105775) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1974-11-00 Books

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Adjectives; Contrastive Linguistics; Determiners (Languages); English (Second Language); Form Classes (Languages); Grammar; Interference (Language); Intonation; Language Patterns; Morphology (Languages); Nouns; Phonemes; Phonology; Punctuation; Sentence Structure; Spelling; Structural Analysis; Suprasegmentals; Syllables; Syntax; Thai; Uncommonly Taught Languages; Verbs Abstract: This contrastive analysis of English and Thai is designed to introduce ESL teachers to many of the differences between Thai and English. The material is intended to assist the teacher in defining the problems that Thai speakers are likely to have in learning English. The introduction includes background information on Thailand and its people. Part one deals with phonology, including segmental and suprasegmental features. Part two deals with morphology, part three with sentence structure, part four with verb phrases, and part five with non phrases. Part six discusses vocabulary problems Thai speakers encounter in learning English. (AM) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options: Not available from ERIC 5. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume VI, Lessons 51-60. (ED059652)

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Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

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Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Speech Skills; Textbooks; Thai Abstract: These lessons of the Defense Language Institute's 18-week "Short Course in Thai" are to be used with accompanying tape recordings and with the "Introduction to Thai Script" and "Glossary." The audiolingual text, for classroom use, is designed to train nativeEnglish speakers to level 1, elementary proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced along with vocabulary that is generally useful for Americans in Thailand. Lessons, focusing on daily life in Thailand, include the use of dialogues, vocabulary notes, response drills, and comprehension exercises. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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6. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume V, Lessons 41-50. (ED059651) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Speech Skills; Textbooks; Thai Abstract: These lessons of the Defense Language Institute's 18-week "Short Course in Thai" are to be used with accompanying tape recordings and with the "Introduction to Thai Script" and "Glossary." The audiolingual text, for classroom use, is designed to train nativeEnglish speakers to level 1, elementary proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced along with vocabulary that is generally useful for Americans in Thailand. Lessons, focusing on daily life in Thailand, include the use of dialogues, vocabulary notes, response drills, and comprehension exercises. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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7. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume IV, Lessons 31-40. (ED058793) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Speech Skills; Textbooks; Thai Abstract: These lessons of the Defense Language Institute's 18-week "Short Course in Thai" are to be used with accompanying tape recordings and with the "Introduction to Thai Script"

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and "Glossary." The audiolingual text, for classroom use, is designed to train nativeEnglish speakers to level 1, elementary proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced along with vocabulary that is generally useful for Americans in Thailand. Lessons, focusing on daily life in Thailand, include the use of dialogues, vocabulary notes, response drills, and comprehension exercises. For a companion document see FL 002 560. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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8. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume II, Lesson 11-20. (ED057710) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Advanced Programs; Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Grammar; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Language Learning Levels; Language Patterns; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Textbooks; Thai; Translation; Writing Exercises; Writing Skills Abstract: The second of a six-volume series in an 18-week intensive language training course prepared by the Defense Language Institute contains classroom materials for 10 units of instruction. The course, consisting of 60 lessons and accompanying tape recordings together with an "Introduction to Thai Script" and a -Glossary," is designed to train native English speakers to level 1 proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced with vocabulary that is generally useful for Americans in Thailand. The lessons are structured around dialogues, grammar review, pronunciation and substitution drills, comprehension exercises, vocabulary lists, and response drills. Lessons 11 through 20 concern: (1) languages, (2) the toilet, (3-4) directions, (5) Who's that?, (6) taxi bargaining, (7) making change, (8) telephone conversations, (9) time, and (10) an invitation to go sightseeing. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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9. Thai 18-Week Course: Volume III, Lessons 21-30. (ED057709) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Advanced Programs; Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Grammar; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Language Learning Levels; Language Patterns; Reading Skills; Sino Tibetan Languages; Textbooks; Thai; Translation; Writing Exercises; Writing Skills Abstract: The third of a six-volume series in and 18-week intensive language training course prepared by the Defense Language Institute contains classroom materials for 10 units of instruction. The course, consisting of 60 lessons and accompanying tape recordings together with an "Introduction to Thai Script" and a -Glossary," is designed to train native English speakers to level 1 proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. Basic structural patterns of Thai are introduced with vocabulary that is generally useful for Americans in Thailand. The lessons are structured around dialogues, grammar review, pronunciation and substitution drills, comprehension exercises, vocabulary lists, and response drills. Lessons 21 through 30 concern: (1) letters from home, (2-4) asking about someone's family, (5) invitation to a restaurant, (6) at a restaurant, (7) paying the bill, (8) going to a restaurant, (9) breakfast, and (10) sending a telegram. (RL) Hide

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10. Thai 18-Week Course: Glossary. (ED059649) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1971-11-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Glossaries; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Reading Development; Reading Skills; Reference Materials; Sino Tibetan Languages; Speech Skills; Textbooks; Thai Abstract: This glossary is part of the Defense Language Institute's 18-week "Short Course in Thai." Other course materials include six 10-lesson volumes and accompanying tape recordings together with an "Introduction to Thai Script." The course is designed to train nativeEnglish speakers to level 1, elementary proficiency in speaking, understanding, and reading. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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11. Sounds of Thai Speech. (ED023092) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1966-07-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Distinctive Features (Language); Instructional Materials; Language Instruction; Phonology; Pronunciation; Structural Analysis; Thai; Tone Languages Abstract: This treatment of Thai phonology for beginning students begins with a simplified presentation of tones, consonants, and vowels. The descriptions use a minimum of linguistic terminology and the Thai examples appear in phonemic transcription. Following the introductory section on phonology are 18 pronunciation exercises which drill the tones and more difficult sounds. See related document AL 001 555. (AMM) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options: Not available from ERIC 12. Thai Basic Course Workbook: Aural Comprehension Enrichment, Lessons 10-25. (ED067903) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1972-03-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Conversational Language Courses; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Sino Tibetan Languages; Supplementary Reading Materials; Textbooks; Thai; Workbooks Abstract: This workbook, designed for use with the Defense Language Institute's "Thai: Basic Course," is oriented toward development of aural comprehension. Taped exercises focus

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on a variety of activities, including comprehension exercises based on dialogue study, paragraph analysis, translation, multiple choice, dictation, and narration. Exercises correspond to lessons in the "Basic Course." For a companion document, see FL 003 089. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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13. Thai Basic Course Workbook: Aural Comprehension Enrichment, Lessons 26-36. (ED066940) Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1972-03-00 N/A

Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills; Basic Skills; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Listening Comprehension; Modern Languages; Sino Tibetan Languages; Supplementary Reading Materials; Textbooks; Thai; Workbooks Abstract: This workbook, designed for use with the Defense Language Institute's "Thai Basic Course," is oriented toward development of aural comprehension. Taped exercises focus on a variety of activities, including comprehension exercises based on dialogue study, paragraph analysis, translation, multiple choice, dictation, and narration. Exercises correspond to lessons in the "Basic Course." For a companion document see FL 003 082. (RL) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options:
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14. An Intermediate-Advanced Level Thai Refresher Course. (ED024957) Author(s): Shaweevongs, Chuan: And Others Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1960-00-00 N/A

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Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods; Cultural Context; Instructional Materials; Language Instruction; Military Training; Pattern Drills (Language); Pronunciation; Refresher Courses; Tests; Thai; Translation; Vocabulary Abstract: The audiolingual materials in this six-volume Thai series have been prepared for students who have either completed an introductory college-level Thai course of one year or more, or have had an intensive course of several months. The first two volumes, Books I and II, consist of five units each, with each unit containing the following lessons--(1) vocabulary practice, text, questions and answers; (2) text, useful expressions, comprehension checkup; (3) expressions for repitition, vocabulary practice, dialog for listening, colloquial expressions; (4) dialog for fluency, colloquial expressions drill; (5) dialog for participation, pattern drill, proverbial expressions; and (6) pronunciation drill, dialog for listening, and question-answer practice. Lessons in Book III--Part One and Book III--Part Two, in three units each, contain dialogs for listening, memorization, fluency, and participation, followed by substitution drills and tests. Lessons in Book IV-Part One and Book IV--Part Two (comprising 12 in each volume) provide interrogation practice for listening, memorization, review, and participation; military terminology drill; and comprehension tests. The final lesson in the final (sixth) volume) consists of a translation test. (AMM) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options: Not available from ERIC 15. Thai Basic Course. (ED023093)

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Author(s): N/A Source: N/A Pub Date: Pub Type(s): 1967-08-00 N/A

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Peer-Reviewed: N/A Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills; Cultural Context; Instructional Materials; Intensive Language Courses; Language Instruction; Standard Spoken Usage; Thai; Writing (Composition) Abstract: These 10 volumes comprise Lessons 1-80 in an introductory course in Thai. The general format, as presented in the first unit, consists of (1) a question-answer pattern drill, which introduces new grammatical structures, (2) a dialog, containing the new structures and vocabulary, (3) a recombination dialog, presenting the new words and patterns in different situations, (4) grammar notes, and (5) a word list. The dialogs throughout are translated, and picture cues are used to accompany the dialogs. The writing system is introduced gradually, with special material to develop reading and writing skills. Additional materials introduced in later lessons provide for guiding free conversation and discussion, and homework assignments. This course is designed to bring the student's proficiency to Level 3 in comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing Thai. (Nativespeaker proficiency is Level 5.) See related document AL 001 554. (AMM) Hide Full Abstract Full-Text Availability Options: Not available from ERIC Now showing results 1-15 of 15.

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