Think you can’t learn Thai online?
let us show you how …

how it works

it’s pretty simple, really

No rocket science involved. Learning Thai online is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Three simple steps and you are ready to learn Thai online. No software to install, just a video call using Google Hangouts or Skype. So grab a pad and pen, then get comfortable!

1

get an app

You probably already have either Skype or Google Hangouts installed. If not, just search for the app and get the free download.
If you’re on an Android device, you’re already set!

2

book a lesson

Book a free trial or schedule a class. We’ll send you an email confirming the time and date and attach the study materials for you to print out or open on your screen.

3

enjoy!

Make sure you’re available at the agreed time and wait for your teacher to call. Simply answer the call and your first lesson begins. Enjoy your Thai class!

just like a regular classroom

Your Thai teacher will call you from a private classroom dedicated to teaching online. Our school has small designated rooms for privacy and to optimise the sound quality over the video call. We use laptops running Linux, but you can use anything from a Mac to a PC, or an iPad to an Android tablet. Any device that lets us call you is fine – nothing else is required. We recommend printing out the study materials we send you, but you may just want to open them on your screen. It’s also worth having pen and paper handy to take notes just as you would in any other classroom.

meet the team

great teachers

Our teachers are all in-house trained and have long experience teaching the Thai language to foreigners. They all work every day in a busy language school teaching Thai at every level to individuals and group classes.

All our teachers use the same learner materials and the same teaching methodology. Whichever teacher you get, you’ll be in great hands.

free study books

Once you book lessons with us, we’ll provide the study materials in PDF format as you progress. There’s no extra charge – it’s all included in the price.*

Materials are available from beginner to advanced, suitable for conversation only or to learn reading and writing. Whatever your level or whatever you’d like to learn, we have something suitable.

(*providing you purchase 10 lessons or more, otherwise $9 per book)


buy now

online Thai lesson prices

Our teachers are all in-house trained and have long experience teaching the Thai language to foreigners. They all work every day in a busy language school teaching Thai at every level to individuals and group classes.

All our teachers use the same learner materials and the same teaching methodology. Whichever teacher you get, you’ll be in great hands.

Our online Thai lessons are very competitively priced, and the more you buy the cheaper it gets!

We’re not the cheapest, but we aim to provide a top quality learning experience at affordable rates.

We even offer a further discount if you buy more than 20 lessons at a time. Just email us for details.

what’s included

  • Language level assessment – your teacher will assess your starting level in your first lesson
  • Personalised study plan – study materials will be targeted towards your individual learning goals
  • All study materials – we’ll email you PDF study books to print out at home
    Dedicated email support – just email us if you have a question or need to re-schedule
  • Private teacher – our lessons are one-on-one between the student and teacher
  • Flexible scheduling – no need to book regular days or times, mix it up!

click a package to buy now …

bronze

$25

1 lesson

1 x Thai lesson
50 minutes duration
includes lesson plan

silver

$110

5 lessons

5 x Thai lessons
$22 per lesson
private tutor

gold

$200

10 lessons

10 x lessons
$20 per lesson
all materials included

rescheduling Thai lessons

Once an online Thai class is booked, you can reschedule it if you give us at least 24 hours notice (48 hours for classes booked for a Monday). If you don’t let us know in advance, you will lose that Thai lesson.

online Thai Lessons

Our online Thai lessons are 50 minutes in duration, and are on an individual basis (just you and your Thai teacher). All online Thai lessons are customised to each student’s particular needs.

Hangouts or Skype

You interact with your Thai teacher live online at a time to suit you using either Google Hangouts or Skype. You don’t need any special software and a regular internet connection is more than adequate.

online Thai teachers

Your Thai teacher will work on all your Thai language skills – speaking, listening and even reading Thai if you wish. All our Thai teachers are experienced professionals who work in a busy language school full time. They are fully qualified to teach Thai to foreigners.


free trial request

FREE trial lesson

No commitment and nothing to pay. We know you’ll enjoy learning Thai online and we’re confident you’ll find it as easy and fun as learning in person.

We’ll send you some study materials in PDF format beforehand, so please have them printed ready or open on-screen to refer to. A pad and pen will come in handy too for taking notes.

know your UTC time

We use UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) to make sure we call you at the right time, so please make sure you know how far ahead or behind of UTC your time zoneis. We are in Phuket, Thailand, where the time is UTC+7.

If we don’t call at the time you expected, it means you’ve probably got the time wrong. Don’t despair! Just email us and we’ll re-schedule a free trial for you.


FAQ’s

general

We currently offer only Thai lessons online, but hope to add more languages soon.

Online Thai lessons cost from US$20 to US$25 depending on the number of lessons purchased.

No, it doesn’t matter what level you are at, beginner or otherwise. Your Thai teacher will assess your current Thai language level and recommend suitable study materials based on your goals.

bookings and cancellations

It’s just like sitting in a classroom with your teacher except you’re separated by the video call. Once you try it, you’ll find it’s quite natural.

We will send you a reminder email 24 hours in advance of your class (48 hours over the weekend), then your teacher will call you via Skype or Hangouts at the appointed time.

Thai classes are 50 minutes in duration, starting on the hour until 10 minutes to the hour.

They are yours to keep but should not be copied.

This depends entirely on your goals and how quickly you progress. Every learner is different! If you are a complete beginner, then expect to need at least 20 lessons to see any result.

We try to give you the same Thai teacher for all lessons, but this may not be possible in the event of sickness.

Classes are available Monday to Friday, from 02.00 UTC to 06.00 UTC, then from 07.00 UTC until 12.00 UTC.

Certainly! If requested, PLS will post you a certificate stating how many Thai lessons were completed and what level was achieved.

contact

We have full-time staff available to assist you. Just email us on patonglanguageschool.info.com

Teachers aren’t available outside your lesson time, but you can email patonglanguageschool.info@gmail.com

technical

No, it’s very simple. As long as you can answer a call in Skype or Hangouts, then you will do just fine!

A regular home broadband or a 3G mobile connection is adequate for the video call. If you are not sure about your internet speed, take a free trial lesson to make sure everything is working OK.

You need a tablet, laptop or regular PC running Windows, Linux or Mac OS. A webcam is not required, but it is easier for the teachers if they can see the students. If you are not sure about your setup, take a free trial lesson to make sure everything is working OK.

Nothing except Skype or Hangouts, which you possibly already have. There is nothing else to install.