Lesson 9

Review 1

Reading

In this lesson we review what we've covered so far.

We have learned the following consonants and their class:

ClassConsonants
High, , , , ,
Middle, , , , , ,
Low, , , , , , , , , ,

And we have learned the tone rules summarised in this table:

ClassLiveDead
  Short VowelLong Vowel
HighRisingLowLow
MiddleMidLowLow
LowMidHighFalling

Now try reading these words which include consonants of all classes, and both live and dead syllables:

Now for some 3 and 4 syllable words. Tip: look for the vowels and the consonant before them with which they are associated. This helps to find syllable breaks. For example, with a word like คาทอลิก doing this shows there must be syllable breaks as follows: คา-ทอ-ลิก