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Published January 06, 2016 Updated June 07, 2024

Learn Thai

“Learn Thai” cards published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd, 2009.

2009 South East Asia Thailand Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd Education Ethnic & Indigenous Add to Collection

The “Learn Thai” cards, published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd in 2009, are designed specifically for foreign adult learners of the Thai language. Each card presents a consonant sound and name on the front and details on how to write the character, while the back provides the phonetics and class of consonant. Emphasizing a different approach to adult language learning, Lanna Innovation’s website highlights that “Adults learn language differently than children and adolescents. Our approach is one of engaged, problem-driven learning which seeks to leverage effective language learning tools and teaching methods.

“Learn Thai” cards published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd, 2009 “Learn Thai” cards published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd, 2009 “Learn Thai” cards published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd, 2009

Above: cards from 44-card "Learn Thai" deck, described as an easy to use innovative system to learn faster through visual memory. Published by Lanna Innovation Co. Ltd, 2009.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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