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  1. 1. lifestyle | 19 Dec 2014

    Baking up French treats

    sweeT treat

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » What rice is to Thai people, bread is to the French. In fact, the word bread in French, pain, is a very powerful word deeply rooted in their culture. Even copain, or mate in French, stems from having a person to share yo...

  2. 2. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Abbott's 'shirtfront' is Australia's word of the year

    By AFP

    » "Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "ma

  3. 3. learning | 27 Jul 2014

    You be the news reader: speculation

    Focus on pronunciation

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The word "speculation" has been used heavily in talking about former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's trip abroad. Learn to pronounce it as a single word and in a sentence.

  4. 4. learning | 19 Nov 2013

    Selfie: Word of the year

    About English

    By Jon Fernquest

    » "Selfie" defined as "photo of yourself taken with mobile phone", selected by Oxford Dictionaries as word of the year.

  5. 5. learning | 16 Nov 2010

    Vocabulary-and-reader relationship


    By Timothy Cornwall, PHD, DTM, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Much of the difficulty experienced in learning a new word comes from the relationship between that word and the person trying to learn it.

  6. 6. news | 21 Dec 2014

    The nativity, as seen in Klong Toey

    Newspaper section: Spectrum

    » Christmas this year — the date is marked in local calendars as the fifth day of the rising of the moon in the second month of the Lunar New Year. The word Christmas is not mentioned.

  7. 7. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Five-day holiday in May approved

    By Online Reporters

    » The cabinet on Tuesday approved a Tourism and Sports Ministry proposal for May 4 to be declared an extra government holiday, to enable people to take a five-day break over the Labour Day-Coronation Day period.

  8. 8. learning | 14 Feb 2014

    Crackdown Day

    General News

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It's Valentine's Day, Macha Buccha day and it is also "police crackdown day" as police have begun reclaiming some areas now occupied by protesters.

  9. 9. opinion | 28 Jan 2015

    Spreading the good word

    By Patcharawalai Sanyanusin, Newspaper section: Life

    » 'Revenge" is a world I hear frequently in nearly every Chinese martial arts movie. I don't remember how many I watched when I was young, but it was enough to make me learn the famous phrase "nee khaen tong cham...

  10. 10. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Business Air's fate uncertain

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook

    » The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) insists it will have the last word on whether Business Air will fly again, despite a court ruling in favour of the financially strapped carrier.

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