The Thai language is comprised of 44
consonants, 32 vowels and five tones in Thai pronunciation, along with a script
that has Indian origins. The Thai language, belonging to the Tai family, is the
main language in Thailand although there are several regional dialects as
languages spoken in Thailand are Chinese, Lao, Malay and Mon-Khmer, while
English use is becoming more prevalent in government and commerce.
English is also being taught as a second language in secondary school and
universities, which enables the English speaking visitor in Thailand to have
little trouble conversing.