ERIC Number: ED089536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1956
Reference Count: 0
The Thai System of Writing. American Council of Learned Societies Program in Oriental Languages, Publications Series B - Aids - Number 5.
Haas, Mary R.
This text is designed to be used in conjunction with two other texts, the "Thai Reader" and the "Thai Vocabulary." All words cited in the present book are followed by phonetic transcription allowing students to learn the writing system through self-study. Chapters included in the text are: (1) "Thai Consonants and Their Names," (2) "Vocalic Symbols," (3) "Tonal Markers," (4) "Initial Consonants," (5) "Final and Medial Consonants," (6) "Other Irregularities," and (7) "Numerals and Special Signs." A representative samplings of Thai handwriting is included. For the companion documents, see FL 004 860 and FL 004 861. (RL)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Manuscript Writing (Handlettering), Textbooks, Thai, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Writing (Composition)
Spoken Language Services, Inc., P. O. Box 783, Ithaca, N. Y. 14850 ($4.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Spoken Language Services, Inc., Ithaca, NY.; American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY.