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A Funny Story from Kruu Angela

‘Sweet Potato’

 

Teacher Angela would like to share a funny teaching experience.

When Angela teaches students online via Skype, she would normally share her computer screen with her student.

One day the teacher greeted the student as follows;

 

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angela-chesterTeacher Angela:

สวัสดีค่ะ

hello + female polite particle

= Hello

.

คุณสบายดีไหมคะ

you + be well/fine + ? / Are…? + female polite particle

= Are you well?

 

 

Student:

สวัสดีครับ

hello + male polite particle

= Hello

.

ผมสบายดีครับ

I (male) + be well/fine + male polite particle

= I am fine.

.

ขอบคุณครับ

thank + male polite particle

= Thank you.

.

แล้วคุณล่ะครับ

and then + you + shorten particle + male polite particle

= And you? / How about you?

 

 

Teacher Angela:

ฉันสบายดีค่ะ

I (female) + be well/fine + female polite particle

= I am fine.

.

ขอบคุณค่ะ

thank + female polite particle

= Thank you.

.

คุณกินข้าวหรือยังคะ

you + to eat + rice/food + Have/Has…yet? + female polite particle

= Have you eaten?

.

กินข้าวกับอะไรคะ

to eat + rice + with + what? + female polite particle

= What have you eaten? / What do you eat the rice with?

 

 

Student:

ผมกินข้าวแล้วครับ

I (male) + to eat + rice/food + already + male polite particle

= Yes, I have eaten.

.

กินข้าวกับหมูปิ้งและผักสดครับ

to eat + rice + with + pork~to grill + and + vegetable + be fresh/raw + male polite particle

= I had grilled pork and fresh vegetables.

.

แล้วคุณล่ะครับ

and then + you + shorten particle + male polite particle

= And you? / How about you?

 

 

Teacher Angela:

ฉันกินแล้วค่ะ

I (female) + to eat + already + female polite particle

= Yes, I have eaten.

.

กินไก่อบกับมันแกวปิ้ง

to eat + chicken~to roast + potato~(name)~to grill

= I had roast chicken and grilled sweet potato.

 

 

Student:

มันแกวคือะไรครับ

= What is Mun~Geaw?

(มันแกว : Mun~Geaw  is a new word for the student.)

 

 

Teacher Angela:

มันแกวคือสวีตโพเทโท้

potato~(name) + to be; is/am/are (fact) + Sweet Potato.

= Mun~gaew is Sweet Potato.

 

 

Student:

ผมไม่รู้จัก

I (male) + no/not + to know/recognise.

= I don’t know it.

.

มันคืออะไรครับ

It + to be; is/am/are (fact) + what? + polite particle.

= What is it?

 

 

Teacher Angela:

ฉันจะให้คุณดูรูปจากกูเกิลนะคะ

I (female) + will + to let/have + you + to watch/see/look + photo/picture + from + Google + emphasis particle + female polite particle

= I will I will show you a photo from google.

 

 

Teacher Angela used Google to search for photos to help explain the vocabulary.

The teacher wrote the word “รูปมันแกว” in Google image search.

Many photos appear!!!

view here

 

 

Student:

โอ้!!! คุณครู

exclamation + Mr/Ms + teacher

= Oh, teacher!!!

 

 

Teacher Angela:

โอ้! ฉันขอโทษค่ะ

exclamation + I (female) + to apologise + female polite particle

= Oh! Sorry about that.

 

 

Then teacher Angela wrote the word “รูปมันเทศ”  in Google search instead.

All the pictures then show photos of sweet potatoes!

view here

 

 

Teacher Angela:

ฉันขอโทษค่ะ มันแกวเป็นเน็ตไอดอลที่ไทยค่ะ

I (female) + to apologise + female polite particle. …(name)… + to be; is/am/are (status) + net idol + at/in (place) + Thai/Thailand + female polite particle

= I’m so sorry. That was an internet idol in Thailand named Mun~Gaew.

 

 

Student:

คุณครู ผมอยากกินมันแกวปิ้งครับ!

Mr/Ms + teacher, I (male) + to desire + to eat + ..(name).. + to grill + male polite particle

= Teacher I would like to eat Mun~Gaew Pîng!

 

 

Teacher Angela:

คุณจะต้องปิ้งคนเดียวนะคะ

you + will + must/have to + to grill + person/human + only/singularly + emphasis particle + female polite particle

= You must grill it for yourself!

 

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