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Funny Intelligent foreign teachers in the Kingdom, full of wisdom....

Discussion in 'Classroom' started by sirchai, 24 Jul 2016.

  1. sirchai

    sirchai Thread Starter Well-Known Member

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    I must have made plenty of Big-C employees laugh when I wanted to buy a for me very cheap phone.

    All I saw was 3,000 baht and a real nice phone, a Samsung something with 7. Also my wife didn't realize what was going on, I told them to change it into English, saw 7.3 GB memory, a 32 GB hd and thought let's buy that thing.

    The shock was at the counter for electronic items when it turned out that it was only 3,000 baht cheaper and when I saw what they really wanted, which was 26,799 baht I decided to tell them that I'll come back with my son because he's the one who'll have the phone soon.

    I felt like I pissed my pants in front of a few thousand people. But I've also learned something. You better check the real price.

    I might get such a thingy in Chong Mek, Laos as a cheap Chinese copy, but obviously not in Thailand, with its intelligent foreign teachers who didn't learn how to read Thai in 15 years living here?

    How could I blame Thais for not being able to speak English after learning it for many years?
     
  2. bahn_farang

    bahn_farang Well-Known Member

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    true, thanks for sharing your total embarrassment, certainly provides wise words for those failing to speak Thai after many years in the Kingdom.
     
  3. sirchai

    sirchai Thread Starter Well-Known Member

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    It wasn't my spoken Thai, that's okay. It was my laziness not to be able to read Thai and believing that such a phone would only be 3 K.

    I didn't ask them how much the phone was, as I was sure that it's only 3 K. Stupidity pure, I know.
     

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