Thais rank low again at English

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Re: Thais rank low again at English

Post by buksida » Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:36 pm

MDMK wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:04 pm
my god. that he doesn't finish top of the class. absolutely horrific that he gets beaten by someone who can't speak a word of english but parrot-learned the grammar rules that most of us native english speakers have no idea of or use for . I might (we all might) overuse words like shocked, but in this instance I am genuinely shocked.
That is the Thai school system for you, hence the topic of this thread; why they're so bad at English.
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Re: Thais rank low again at English

Post by oakdale160 » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:13 am

I had a Thai PA whose English was excellent. One day she said--- I have so much trouble with conditional tenses. I said--Don't worry everybody struggles with conditional tenses.

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Re: Thais rank low again at English

Post by StevePIraq » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:43 am

I have said it many times, many Thai's see no benefit in learning English, especially if their circle of family and friends only ever speak Thai or Isaan.
I know all the reasons "we" believe they should learn English but they do not see it that way, so why worry, they don't
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