Learning Thai – Part 3

Learning Thai – Part 3

Posted on 14. Jan, 2009 by .

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Not everything about the Thai language is working against us.  There are some aspects that are simpler! First, Thai does not have any verb conjugations.  That was the most difficult part of Spanish.  Rather, you just understand the tense by the context, or from time words.  So instead of saying “I ran,” you’d say, “I […]

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Learning Thai – part 2

Learning Thai – part 2

Posted on 12. Jan, 2009 by .

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Another challenge to learning Thai is the alphabet. The Thai alphabet includes 44 consonants and 15 vowel symbols that make 32 vowel sounds in different combinations.  And although a vowel sound may follow a consonant sound, it is not necessarily written after it.  Some are written after, some are written before, and some are even […]

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Learning Thai

Learning Thai

Posted on 10. Jan, 2009 by .

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As part of our preparation, we are studying the language.  It will be much easier to learn once we’re living around it, but anything we can learn before then will give us a head start.  I’d especially like to be able to read it before we get there.  So, I’ve been spending some time in […]

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Our First Update… out of many!

Posted on 07. Jan, 2009 by .

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We want to keep you well informed about our progress on this journey. Make sure you click the “subscribe” button at the top of the page so that you can receive our updates by email or in your blog reader! Just before Christmas we were notified that we have been officially approved to begin raising […]

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Just the Beginning!

Posted on 20. Dec, 2008 by .

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“God has created you to do something… Stop wasting daylight. Choose a life of meaningful adventure.” -Erwin McManus, Chasing Daylight Our hearts were stirred as we read this book. It was that challenge to do something now to further expand God’s kingdom – to get involved with what He’s already doing in the world that […]

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