Thai Language Classes for Visitors & Locals
Being able to speak directly to the locals will enable you to immerse yourself in their culture and have a better understanding of who they are.
Learn to Speak Thai language on Koh Tao
Whilst you are guaranteed to meet locals on your trip, being able to communicate with them in Thai will give you the opportunity to make genuine friendships.
You can meet up with them and their other friends and be fully involved in any conversation they are having.
Without being able to both understand their conversation and add your own input; you will never feel a true part of the group.
Learn to Read Thai language
Additionally, if you can understand Thai, it will be easier for you to travel around the island without getting lost.
Not only will you be able to ask for directions from the locals, but you will be able to read the road signs, which may remove the need to ask for directions in the first place!
Whilst you will no doubt pick up a few words of Thai simply by being on Koh Tao, the best way to get a significant grasp on the language is to sign up for lessons.
Sign up for Thai language lessons
Taught in small groups by a professional Thai teacher, the lessons will give you the chance to improve your language skills in a relaxed setting, whilst also providing the opportunity to meet and make new friends.
There are options to take Thai language courses privately if you feel this will be more beneficial to you.
If you are only visiting for a short period of time and don’t feel that you would have time for a full course, there are options to undertake a short term beginner speaking course.
There are classes held on weekdays and at weekends. Timetables are flexible so you can choose which classes you want to attend.
Learn to Communicate in Thai language
Beginner courses cover a general introduction followed by common greetings, introducing yourself, basic sentence structure, useful phrases and how to ask and answer questions.
Before you decide which to take you can decide how proficient you are looking to become and book your course accordingly.
Whatever you decide to do, taking a basic Thai language course can improve your ability to communicate with locals, order food at restaurants and find your way around a lot easier.
There are an abundance of activities on Koh Tao and it is easy to find a healthy, balanced and fun lifestyle. Joining up for Thai language lessons on Koh Tao will ensure your stay here will be a memorable and enjoyable one.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I learn to speak Thai language on Koh Tao?
Koh Tao is an ideal destination to learn to speak the Thai language. There are Thai language teachers that teach reading, writing and conversational Thai to all levels from absolute beginner to people who are already conversing in Thai.
How much does it cost to take Thai language classes?
Thai language lessons can be a very cost effective way to integrate better with the local community with lots of opportunity to practice. Group classes cost 3,950baht for 14 one hour lessons and private lessons cost 7000baht for 14 x 1 hour private lessons. Contact us for more information.
Can I book Thai language classes privately on Koh Tao?
With so many options available to learn the Thai language, Thai lessons can be offered to customers in a group setting or on a private basis and in a one-to-one setting .
What will I learn in the Thai language beginners course?
Reading and writing Thai includes alphabet, vowels, toning, vocabulary. During the conversational Thai lessons you will learn the correct language for telling the time of day, dates and how to ask for directions. You will also learn common language needed in day to day life, business, telephone conversations when travelling, shopping and visiting the bank or post office.
How long does a Thai language course take to complete?
The Thai language course is flexible and can be customized to your personal needs and timeframe. Thai language tutors provide tuition to visitors who have a limited travel schedule and can offer lesson planning to longer term residents.