Simplified Speech #156 – First impressions of Thailand

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Greetings from Thailand! Kassy and her husband have finally arrived in Thailand and are starting to get settled in Bangkok. In this episode, Kassy tells Andrew about her first impressions of the new country and shares a couple of funny and interesting stories from her first days there. Tune in to hear about Kassy’s adventures in Bangkok.

Simplified Speech is the Culips series that is designed to help you improve your English listening and speaking fluency in a fun and exciting way.

Fun facts

Drinking tap water is not safe in Thailand. Drinking beer, on the other hand, is. The high level of alcohol content in Thai beer makes it impossible for the germs to survive. Apart from that, the cost of Thai beer is relatively low, which is why the drink is so popular around the country.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To go hand in hand
  • Apart from
  • Piping hot
  • To have no words
  • To take [something] in stride
  • To be drowned out by [something]

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Image: Image: Evan Krause and Waranont (Joe) (Unsplash.com)

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Rie919
Rie919
11 days ago

Hello Andrew and Kassy,
I’m glad to hear that you Kassy arrived in Thailand with safe and the first impression is good. Living and working environment is important for spending comfortable life so I think it is a really nice thing the first impression is good. Starting a new life in a different country may sometimes be stressful but I hope Kassy can enjoy the new life more than ever.
Best Regards, Rie

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