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Go through the following English sentences, and prepare to say the Thai equivalents for the English until you know them so well you can reel them off without any hesitation when the English is given to you.

 

1. Do you like hot weather? 


2. Yesterday the weather was quite ('very') cold. 


3. When does the rainy season begin?


4. In Thailand there are three seasons, but in America there are four.


5. When it rains, most people wear a raincoat. 


6. Do you think that it will rain tomorrow? 


7. Some people don't like hot weather.


8. But for my part I like hot weather better than ('more than') cold weather.


9. When you seee a lot of clouds, it's likely to rain.


10. When there is thunder, some people can't sleep.


11. In summer I always feel hot.


12. In Thailand the weather is nice in winter; it isn't cold at all ('it is scarcely cold at all').


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1. I want a single room. 


2. I would like to see the room first.


3. Where is the bathroom?


4. Is there some hot water?


5. I want to go take a bath. 


6. Are you going to take a bath this morning?


7. There are clean towels in the bathroom.


8. I haven't washed yet. ('I still haven't washed.')


9. This room is four bahts a day.


10. That hotel has a hundred rooms.


11. Say, this is a big hotel. How many stories are there?


12. There's a dining-room downstairs.


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1. What time did you wake up this morning? 


2. Why didn't you wake me at eight?


3. I take a bath every night before going to bed.


4. Tonight I'm going to wash my hair.


5. I have to get a haircut.


6. Will you lend me a cake of soap?


7. What color shirt will you wear today?


8. What size hat do you wear?


9. I have to wash [my] face, brush [my] teeth, and shave every morning.


10. My shorts and socks are in the drawer.


11. Have you finished dressing yet?


12. I have to put on my shoes first, that's all.


 

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1. Have you ever tried eating chicken curry?


2. There's a Chinese restaurant on the corner.


3. They make good sweet and sour pork.


4. What would you like to order?


5. They have awfully good food at this restaurant.


6. I like to eat boiled eggs for breakfast.


7. I like to eat bananas with milk.


8. Ice cream is a kind of dessert.


9. What kind of fruit do you like?


10. I want chicken curry, fired meat mixture, and a plate of rice.


11. Please pass me ('send me') the sugar.


12. I feel full already.


 

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1. This morning I had to take my younger brother to school at eight thirty.


2. What school does your younger brother go to?


3. How many teachers do they have at that school?


4. Say, it's going to rain. Let's take a streetcar.


5. Do you like to ride in taxis?


6. Yes, I like to ride in taxis, but it's pretty ('very') expensive.


7. [That's] true. It's cheaper to take the streetcar.


8. I have to hurry back ('hurry to return') home.


9. What time do you have to catch the train?


10. There are all kinds of ('every kind of') stores on ('at') this street.


11. I want to buy some new clothes.


12. This coat is too short. I can't wear it.


13. I bought six shirts and two pairs of trousers.


14. Is that necktie new? It's awfully pretty.


15. You ought to go buy a new suit.


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