Should You Learn To Read Thai?

Many Thai language learners start out by learning how to speak the basics.  If you ask these people why they aren’t learning the Thai alphabet, you’ll hear a lot of common myths such as “it’s not important to read Thai” or “the Thai script is too difficult.”  I avoided the Thai script like the plague and spent the first 6 months only using transcriptions.  Once I finally sat down and spent a weekend learning how to read I thought “that’s it?”  It’s really not so difficult!

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