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Learn Thai™ app for iPhone and iPad

4.2 ( 352 ratings )
Travel Education
Developer: Greg Vick
Current version: 6.1, last update: 9 months ago
First release : 28 Jun 2012
App size: 72.12 Mb

Forget learning how to ask directions to the nearest municipal swimming pool!!
Were here to help you learn all the most common used Thai words in ONE week.
As kids we were memorizing hundreds of words without effort.It worked due to strong associative memory and connection between words and sensation.
We believe that a language is an audio-visual dynamic environment of images.
We design this app with help of a linguist to help beginners make their learning more efficient and more effective.
Notable features:
* Flash cards associated with audio in BOTH Thai and English by native speakers.
(To memorize foreign words relying not on translation, but on object.)
* Addicting game to improve learners memory
* High quality native speaker audio recordings
* 1000 Most Frequently Used Words to learn
* 20 Thai Topics including:
Thai Course - Travel
Thai Course - Places
Thai Course - Directions
Thai Course - Money and Shopping
Thai Course - Eating and Dining
Thai Course - Colors and Numbers
Thai Course - Family and Friends
*** How does this app work? ***
Learn section: You will learn the name and pronunciation of a word as you slide across the screen.Every word is pronounced in both Thai and English.
Quiz section:You will hear a name belonging to one of images show on the screen. You should tap an image to complete the quiz,the pleasant applause tells a correct answer.
Every section is designed so you can enjoy success time after time and receive positive reinforcement from the likable teacher.
*** What will I learn? ***
Travel, Places, Directions...... There are so many words here!You will learn all the common used Thai words with fun and ease.
A quiz game was designed to make your learning more efficient.
***What wont I learn? ***
This app does not overload you with too many uncommon used words which you may not actually need.
Coping with stress and over-stimulation is therefore one reason that you wont keep learning.
Its clear focus makes the app a delight for you.

Pros and cons of Learn Thai™ app for iPhone and iPad

Learn Thai™ app good for

My wife is Thai and after trying several "methods" of learning to speak and read Thai I have finally found the perfect app. She really enjoys me sharing my word/words of the day.
The app has a great design. Simple and easy to use. Will recommend to friends.
A good deal of Apps for learning Thai on AppStore not so many very good! This one, one of the most complete, a great deal of words in many fields, sounds and images of good quality, a real pleasure.
This app is very helpful for learning Thai vocabulary. It isnt like those apps that only teach "survival phrases," but it actually helps you learn using pictures and word games. I also like how it helps pronounce each word. The only thing that bothers me is that the full version is $4.

Some bad moments

I wont recommend you buying this app until they fix the sound
This app is nice and fun, but its full of errors. Not good when you learn a new language!
Great app for learning phrases in Thai, great games. What is need is a universal search button to look up any word you may need in a second. The app is a little buggy, but that does not effect in a bad way. If their is a in app purchase to upgrade the app I can not find it in the app. Also a tab for useful verbs should be added and the male/ female speech difference in the Thai language.
I used this app to brush up on my Thai. If you dont use it you lose it. This app allows me to remember both common words and others I dont use often and tend to forget. Thank you! Kob koon krup.ขอบคุณ
But a little limited and sometimes hard to hear. Potentially a good vocabulary builder.
This app makes learning a language fun. Its like a game. I like that you can choose to study just the written word, just listening, or both. I downloaded the app with the intention of learning to read a few words, and now I can listen to the words for colors, buildings, and food and know what is being said! Great app.