Exercises on this page are to accompany lessons in the book "Thai Sound System and Reading Rules". All exercises were developed using MS-Powerpoint. In order to get the sounds and features working properly, the users must view the exercises in "Slide Show" mode.
Exercises in this series focus on tone rules by the three classes of consonant: Middle Class, High Class, and Low Class Consonants.
Exercise 01: Tone Rules with Middle Class Consonants
Exercise 02: Tone Rules with High Class Consonants
Exercise 03: Tone Rules with Low Class Consonants.
Exercises on this pages are intended for use as online supplementary and practice materials for Thai students at University of Arizona. Exercises were developed by Dr. Prawet Jantharat. Questions and suggestion should be direct to Dr. Jantharat. Proper acknowledgement should be given when the exercises were used for other purposes.
There are five tones in Thai language. A Thai syllable can be read with a tone evern though there is no tone mark. A tone mark does not always indicate the tone. The following factors indicated a tone in a syllable or word.
1. Consonant classification
3. Final Consonants
4. Loan words or foreign words
See more detail in "Thai Sound System and Reading Rules
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