Today we talk about languages, and how to ask someone if they can speak English, Thai or other languages. When you meet new people in Thailand as a beginner Thai language student, the first thing you want to ask is probably if they can speak English, and the first thing they ask you might also be if you can speak Thai.
Tell them that you can speak a little Thai, and they will probably praise you and say that you speak very good Thai. Most people will be very pleased to hear you try out you Thai language skills, so don't be shy, just get out there and practice with everyone you meet!
pûut = speak
paa-sǎa = language
dâai mái = can You / can I?
mâi dâai = cannot