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12: How to respond when people compliment on your Thai

You will:

  • learn many ways to respond / reply if someone says you speak Thai well;
    Suitable for learners at a beginner level or higher

** Timestamp **
[01:36] Key phrases and expressions
[03:57] Explanation
[13:34] Dialogue examples

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** Sentences **
Thai transcription provided by thai-language.com. Capital letters at the end of each syllable indicate tones.

พูดไทยเก่งจัง
phuutF thaiM gengL jangM
พูดภาษาไทยเก่งจัง
phuutF phaaM saaR thaiM gengL jangM
“You speak Thai so well.”

ขอบคุณค่ะ
khaawpL khoonM khaF
ขอบคุณครับ
khaawpL khoonM khrapH
“Thank you.”

ไม่เก่งหรอกค่ะ
maiF gengL raawkL khaF
ไม่เก่งหรอกครับ
maiF gengL raawkL khrapH
“Not at all.” “I’m not good.”

ยังต้องเรียนอีกเยอะ
yangM dtawngF riianM eekL yuhH
“There’s still a lot for me to learn.”

ยังต้องฝึกอีกเยอะ
yangM dtawngF feukL eekL yuhH
“I still need to practice a lot.”

มีกำลังใจเรียนต่อเลย
meeM gamM langM jaiM riianM dtaawL leeuyM
“Your compliment makes me want to keep learning.”
“I feel encouraged to keep learning.”

ก็คุณช่วยสอนให้เยอะเลย
gaawF khoonM chuayF saawnR haiF yuhH leeuyM
“Because you taught me a lot.”

จริง ๆ ก็เพราะว่าคุณช่วยสอนให้เยอะเลย
jingM jingM gaawF phrawH waaF khoonM chuayF saawnR haiF yuhH leeuyM
“Actually, that’s because you taught me a lot.”


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