Chiang Mai Thai

Ever wanted to learn Thai, in Chiang Mai? I did just that from November 2010, returning home in October 2011. If you don't want a headache, start HERE, it will explain the preceding posts. I'm Snap, Stray's other half. COOEE is our (other) travel blog.

Learning Thai Websites

Below are websites/resources I visit regularly and some I intend to use down the track. Of course, they have much more content than listed below. And, please, contact me if any of the links are broken.

Thai-English English-Thai Talking Dictionary - inexpensive PC software with 3 way searching and lots of other goodies.

Thai Language e-Learning from Non Formal Education - online lessons
Josh Shager great blog with cheat sheets and Marnee Reader downloads
Learning Thai has lessons to be used in conjunction with the Marnee Readers,
which are also available at Thai Digital Library
Thai Typing Tutor V1.04c If you have any trouble, especially reading the Thai fonts, take a look at the comments on How to learn Thai
Women Learn Thai for keeping up to date with learning resources.
TCU eLearning Thai Language - self paced learning. Register, login, choose your course (once) and enter the classroom. There are PDF text files available for download, which include audio, for each of the numerous online classes. Be warned! The online lessons can be a little 'confused' sometimes, so if you're a beginner it maybe a little frustrating. 
Open Courseware - Some of the lessons offered by TCU, but without having to register.
Thai Basic Reader - Audio and Text files
Book 2 downloads - have not reviewed yet 
Spoken Thai - Audio and written Thai stories online
Paknam Web

Sites I haven't used, but look very useful

Tower of Babelfish Gabriel sets out his clear plan of attack for learning Thai, with links to his and other Thai language resources.