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3: Short story “Little Jenny’s daily routine”

You will learn:

  • how to talk about daily routine;
  • how to tell the time in Thai;
  • and practice listening, comprehension and pronunciation skills;
    Suitable for learners at elementary or pre-intermediate levels

** Timestamp **
[01:13]
Hear the story.
[03:05]
Hear the story in slow speed.
[23:30]
Read after me sentence by sentence.

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

น้องเจนนี่ตื่นนอนตอนเจ็ดโมงเช้าทุกวัน
naawngH jaehnM neeF dteuunL naawnM
dtaawnM jetL mo:hngM chaaoH thookH wanM
“Every day, Little Jenny wakes up at 7 o’clock.”

แล้วก็ไปโรงเรียนตอนแปดโมงเช้า
laaeoH gaawF bpaiM ro:hngM riianM dtaawnM bpaaetL mo:hngM chaaoH
“She then goes to school at 8 o’clock.”

เจนนี่ชอบไปโรงเรียนมาก
jaehnM neeF chaawpF bpaiM ro:hngM riianM maakF
“Jenny likes to go to school a lot.”

เพราะได้ไปเล่นกับเพื่อน ๆ
phrawH daiF bpaiM lenF gapL pheuuanF pheuuanF
“because she gets to play with friends”

คุณครูใจดี
khoonM khruuM jaiM deeM
“The teachers are kind.”

และอาหารที่โรงเรียนก็อร่อยมาก ๆ
laeH aaM haanR theeF ro:hngM riianM gaawF aL raawyL maakF
“And school meals are very tasty.”

เจนนี่ชอบเล่นข้างนอก
jaehnM neeF chaawpF lenF khaangF naawkF
“Jenny likes playing outside.”

ชอบอ่านหนังสือ
chaawpF aanL nangR seuuR
“likes reading”

ชอบเรียนภาษาอังกฤษ
chaawpF riianM phaaM saaR angM gritL
“likes learning English”

เจนนี่กลับบ้านตอนสี่โมงเย็น
jaehnM neeF glapL baanF dtaawnM seeL mo:hngM yenM
“Jenny comes home at 4 in the afternoon.”

เข้านอนตอนสามทุ่ม
khaoF naawnM dtaawnM saamR thoomF
“goes to bed at 9”

และอยากไปโรงเรียนวันพรุ่งนี้
laeH yaakL bpaiM ro:hngM riianM wanM phroongF neeH
“And she wants to go to school tomorrow.”

** Notes **
Further read about Thai timekeeping system: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-hour_clock


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