Learning to read and write Thai, is a challenge, but now it just got a little bit easier, with Read Thai learning cards iPhone app.

Version 1.1 just released. New "Quick consonants view" just added, with full audio for each consonant. 26/10/2012

Read Thai learning cards app, will help you to memorise the Thai consonants and vowels, by breaking the alphabet down into digestible chunks and into the 3 different classes the consonants are made up of.

The Thai alphabet consists of 44 consonants, 32 vowels and 5 different tones, learning Thai, is a tough, rewarding and pleasurable experience. Reading and writing in Thai, will massively improve your spoken Thai. Once you start to be able to read and write in Thai, you will be able to start to see and understand the correct tones for each word.

Each consonant has a name, as in English; a is for apple, b is for bat. When learning Thai, learning the names is essential for learning to spell words. Read Thai learning cards app, helps you to memorise these names.

Real Thai spelling has been used and a purposeful decision to not use phonetics has been made, as learning the phonetics can sometimes become a stumbling block later on when starting to learn the Thai alphabet, with full audio for each consonant and vowel.



Read Thai learning cards app -
Memorise all the consonants, vowels and numbers with ease.

Read Thai learning cards app has been designed for students who have already begun their journey learning Thai language and has been designed to be used as a study aid. The app is organised into the following system:


  • Low class consonants
  • Middle class consonants
  • High class consonants


  • Non-stop finals
  • Stop finals


  • Long vowels
  • Short vowels
  • Vowels chart
  • Thai number system
  • Test Yourself

Plans for future updates and support

This app was designed with the idea of an app to help me while learning Thai, and is an ongoing project. I want to create an app that I’d personally like to use every day. Future update plans for the app include:

  • Quick consonants view added version 1.1
  • Random word learning cards
  • Word 'look-up' with ability to add your own words; Thai/Eng and Eng/Thai
  • Word and sentence pattern kits
  • Visual tones chart

For more information, questions or ideas for future updates