How to Introduce Yourself in Thai in 10 Lines

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Want to speak Thai? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Thai in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…

  • You get the Thai, translations and romanizations.
  • Read out loud to practice your speaking.
  • Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.

Here’s how you introduce yourself in Thai. Let’s go.

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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.

Hello and Nice to meet you in Thai are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.

  • Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
  • สวัสดีค่ะ ยินดีที่ได้รู้จัก
  • Sa-wat-dee-kha yin-dii-tii-dai-ruu-jak

introduce yourself in thai

2) My name is _____.

This is simple. To say “my name is” in Thai, use the phrase below. We’re using “Isra” as an example.

  • My name is Isra.
  • ชื่อของฉันคืออิสระ ชื่อของฉันคืออิสระ
  • Chuue khaawng chan khuue it-sa-ra

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3) I am from ______.

So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use Thailand as an example.

  • I’m from Thailand.
  • ฉันมาจากประเทศไทย
  • Chan maa jaak bpra-theet-thai

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4) I live in ______.

What about now – where do you live? Just fill in the blank with the country or city (if famous) into this phrase. I’ll use Bangkok as an example.

  • I live in Bangkok.
  • ฉันอาศัยอยู่ในกรุงเทพฯ ฉันอาศัยอยู่ในกรุงเทพฯ
  • Chan aa-sai yuu nai grung-theep

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5) I’ve been learning Thai for _____.

How long have you been learning Thai for? A month? A year?

  • I’ve been learning Thai for a year.
  • ฉันได้เรียนภาษาไทยมาหนึ่งปี
  • Chan dai riian phaa-saa thai maa nueng bpii

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6) I’m learning Thai at _____.

Where are you learning Thai? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:

  • I’m learning Thai at ThaiPod101.com.
  • ฉันเรียนภาษาไทยจาก ThaiPod101.com
  • Chan riian phaa-saa thai jaak ThaiPod101.Com

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7) I am ____ years old.

Here’s how to say how old you are in Thai.

  • I’m 27 years old.
  • ฉันอายุ 27 ปี
  • Chan Aa-yuu yii-sip-jet bpii

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8) I am ______.

What about your position? Are you a student? Yoga teacher? Lawyer for the potato industry? Potato salesman? Super important question that people like to ask (and judge you about – Hey, I’m just a blogger!).

  • I’m a teacher.
  • ฉันเป็นครู
  • Chan bpen khruu

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9) One of my hobbies is _____.

Now, let’s move onto personal interests – hobbies! My hobbies are languages, linguajunkieing and such. How about you? You’ll definitely need this line when introducing yourself in Thai.

Here’s an example to use:

  • One of my hobbies is reading.
  • หนึ่งในงานอดิเรกของฉันคือการอ่าน
  • Nueng nai ngaan a-di-reek khaawng chan khuue gaan-aan

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10) I enjoy listening to music.

Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.

  • I enjoy listening to music.
  • ฉันสนุกกับการฟังเพลง
  • Chan sa-nuuk gup gaan fang phleeng

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So now you know how to introduce yourself in Thai in 10 lines. I’m sure there’s a ton more you can say – but this is an easy, simple start that any beginner can put to use. It’s all about starting easy.

See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.

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Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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