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The first goal of the Thai Language Wiki project is to convert the FSI language course into text, add Thai language for all transliterations/phonetics script, and link in the sound files (FSI Thai is a high-quality language course in the public domain).

We are convinced that the result will be a language course that can augment, and might be even better than some (rather expensive) commercial products.

At this moment not many people are using this course for several reasons:

  • Created on a typewriter, the layout is old fashioned.
  • It contains no Thai script.
  • Some dialogues are outdated.
  • It is not being actively promoted.

The FSI Language course has several strong points:

  • It uses a very systematic way of teaching.
  • There are hundreds of exercises in the course.
  • The course book is perfect for classroom use, but also for individual use.
  • There is a lot of audio material available.

How do we work?

  • Our working platform is a "wiki". This is a kind of web-site that can be edited by many people at the same time. You don't need to be a computer expert to use it.
  • We might convert the information into other electronics formats, like PDF later.

What do you get from helping?

  • The opportunity to practise your Thai.
  • The opportunity to work with new technologies (wiki).
  • The opportunity to give something to something back to the Thai learners community.
  • A free high quality language course.
  • Eternal fame!

Who can help?

  • Anyone with a bit a free time and an interest in Thai language.
  • You don't need to be able to type Thai. You can work on the English part.
  • If you don't know how to use a wiki, you can use the templates we prepared for you.