Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by dawit » Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:00 am

lol, what a joke of a prime minister. Maybe hes just encouraging though

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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by oakdale160 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:18 am

also, the hi-so are sending their children to International schools that teach in english and to Univs in US,Canada UK and Aus--- but teach the children from humble backgrounds to speak English, Oh NO that could lead to trouble.

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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by Takiap » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:45 am

Maybe he was just having a bad day and was being sarcastic. :wink:


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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by oakdale160 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:13 am

i think YOU are being sarcastic takiab-

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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by aragon » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Takiap wrote:Maybe he was just having a bad day and was being sarcastic. :wink:


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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by StevePIraq » Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:27 pm

dawit wrote:lol, what a joke of a prime minister. Maybe hes just encouraging though
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Re: Junta: Thai to become the world's common language

Post by oakdale160 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:26 pm

Its interesting how a language hasa culture built into it. i worked for a Thai boss who had lived and worked in the US for many years. With Thai staff he naturally talked with them in Thai. If ,however, he was unhappy or had to discipline them, he always did it in English. In English he could be more direct and authoritative and of course, confrontational.

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