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Thai for Intermediate Learners - Becker - With Audio

2.17MB. 565 audio & 0 images. Updated 2013-08-03.
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Description

This deck contains the complete vocabulary from the book Thai for Intermediate Learners by Benjawan Poomsan Becker. The words came from a list on womenlearnthai.com. The AwesomeTTS Anki add-on was used to mass download the audio from Google Translate. Each note contains Thai Audio, Thai Spelling and English Translation. In the deck, the Forward card question is Thai Audio only—with Thai Spelling as a hint—and the answer is English. The Reverse card question is English and the answer contains Thai Audio and Spelling. I haven't seen many cards done like this (making audio the priority) so let me know what you think. ~~~~~FAQ~~~~~~ How do I change whether audio plays automatically? If automatically hearing the audio during the question or answer bothers you, try changing the settings in your Anki program. AnkiDroid allows audio to be automatic or manual for question or answer and other Anki programs may as well. How do I make the Thai spelling show automatically on the question, not as a hint I have to tap? If you want to make the spelling more visible, modify the Note Type to generate the cards slightly differently. To do this:
  1. Go to Tools > Manage Note Types...
  2. Select Basic Reversed Audio and click Cards...
  3. In the Card 1 tab > Front Template section remove the five characters hint:
  4. Do the same thing under the Card 2 tab
Now the Thai spelling shows automatically. Q: How did you get AwesomeTTS to get Thai from Google Translate? AwesomeTTS does not currently include Thai in the list of languages it will pull from Google Translate. You can add Thai to the list by inserting one line into the AwesomeTTS code. To do this in Anki:
  1. Go to Tools > Add-ons > Open Add-ons Folder...
  2. Open the file awesometts > services > Google.py in a text editor
Now in the list of #Supported Languages, just below the line that reads:
['sv', 'Swedish', 'cp1252'], #or iso-8859-1
add the following line:
['th', 'Thai', 'cp874'],
Now restart Anki and AwesomeTTS should include Thai in the list. ~~~~~HISTORY~~~~~

Sample (from 538 notes)

Cards are customizable! When this deck is imported into the desktop program, cards will appear as the deck author has made them. If you'd like to customize what appears on the front and back of a card, you can do so by clicking the Edit button, and then clicking the Cards button.
Front มั่นใจ
Front2
Back to have confidence
Audio
Audio2
Tags Lesson06
Front เห็นด้วย
Front2
Back to agree
Audio
Audio2
Tags Lesson07
Front ใบขับขี่
Front2
Back driver's license
Audio
Audio2
Tags Lesson09

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Reviews

on 1580697993
Great idea and a good word set!
on 1579637724
Good description and help and nice deck. Thanks.
on 1518307200
I studied the books of khun Becker before. Very useful, but having this on a system is better.
on 1374278400
Very good one to train both listening and translation

A few points for improvement
* If a word has a couple of alternative spelling, such as ทิศทาง/ทิศ, it would have been great to separate them into individual notes. This becomes an even worse problem with the audio, as Google TTS reads out the 'slash' symbol in Thai.
* Another card type for reading without the audio would be helpful.
* The answer side of the card 1 plays the audio again. That confuses me a bit.

If you would like to practice your Thai spelling, you can modify the card 2 to have a type field. See Anki manual.

Overall, a very good and decent deck. Loving it.