Thai Tenses & talking about time
Ever, never & not yet
Using adverbs (points in time)
Using adverbs (relationships)
Using adverbs (frequency)
Time comes and goes
khăo phûud phaa-săa thai măi?
Does he speak Thai?
chăn gam-lang gin
I am eating.
khăo gam-lang wâai-nám
He is swimming.
fŏn gam-lang dtòk
khăo gam-lang phûud phaa-săa thai măi?
Is he speaking Thai?
ther gam-lang phûud yùu
She is speaking.
rao gam-lang dern yùu
We are walking.
fŏn dtòk yùu
chăn gin yùu
at the moment
khăo gam-lang tham-ngaan dtawn-née
He is working now.
rao gam-lang gin khăow yùu dtawn-née
We are eating now.
khăo khàp ród yùu way-laa-née
He is driving at the moment.
khăo gam-lang raw rao mêuua rao maa thěung
He was waiting for us when we arrived.
rao gam-lang khàp ród cháa mêuua rao chon
We were driving slowly when we crashed.
yàa maa dtawn hòk moong-yen, chăn jà gin khăow yen
Don’t come at 6 o’clock. I will be having dinner.
khăo jà raw rao mêuua rao maa thěung
He will be waiting for us when we arrive.
dtawn rao bpai thěung, khăo jà raw yùu láaeo
When we arrive, he will be waiting already.