We will also teach you how to ask a Thai speaker to repeat what they just say, which is a phrase that can come in handy as you are taking your first steps in to actual conversing in Thai. When you're having a conversation with a native Thai speaker, don't be afraid to make mistakes and don't worry to much if you don't understand everything they say. Just use what you've got to keep them from switching to English. That way you will adjust your ears to hearing the Thai sounds better and picking up new words as you go along.
This is a big topic and in this lesson we teach only a few phrases to get you started. Please leave a comment if you want more lessons of this kind.
à-rai ná ká / à-rai ná kráp = pardon? ; sorry? ; what?
ǒo = Oh!
jing rʉ̌ʉ = Really?
jing jing = Yes, really!
mâi rúu = (I) don't know.
dì-chǎn kít wâa / pǒm kít wâa = I think...