This Chapter of Thai Language Course will save you lots of money. If you are able to negotiate prices in Thai, prices fall dramatically. Thai people really admire a good negotiator, especially a foreignor who can bargain in Thai.
Chapters 13 consist of substitution drills; sentences that build on each other by changing some words and adding more. These drills are written in a conversational style, designed to broaden your speaking abilities and increase your speed. Chapter 13 adds "money vocabulary" and includes eighty practice drills.
| How much is the price?
ราคา เท่าไร ครับ
Rah-kah tôw-rai kráp?
Literal: Price how much?
* The speaker on the audio is a native of Bangkok.
* rah-kah (ราคา) means cost or price.
| Can you lower the price?
ลด ราคา หน่อย ได้ ไหม ครับ
Lót rah-kah nàwy dâi măi kráp?
Literal: Reduce price little can no?
* The particle "nàwy" (หน่อย) makes the request sound modest.