Lecturer and Professional Translator, Bangkok
Phongphat is a Linguist and a Lecturer of Thai Language (Thammasat University). In ADVISINGASIA , due to his extensive knowledge of Thai and English languages, he helps executives and expatriate managers to overcome communication challenges in Thailand.
Phongphat is a Linguist and a Lecturer of Thai Language at Pridi Banomyong International College, Thammasat University. Based in Bangkok, he teaches Thai to University students, as well as to executives and expatriate managers (one-to-one or corporate training). He works as a professional translator and interpreter for English - Thai and Thai - English communication.
Phongphat Man-khongdi graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language from Silpakorn University. While being an undergraduate, he worked as a translator and interpreter at international conferences and exhibitions. Currently, he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and doing academical research at Thammasat University.
Besides, since 2015, Phongphat Man-khongdi has been teaching Thai class to exchange students at Pridi Banomyong International College, Thammasat University. Throughout lecturing Thai, he has learned a lot of new things about language teaching and diverse cultures misunderstanding.
With his Thai teaching, executives, expatriate managers and University students are able to:
be aware of Thai sound system and pronounce basic Thai words used in everyday and business conversations
Learn the basics of Thai business and work communication
engage in simple Thai conversations confidently
read and write basic Thai words as well as loan words in Thai
As a professional translator and interpreter, he has worked with clients to:
help English - Thai and Thai - English communication flow.
He is fluent in Thai and English. He knows Spanish as in a basic conversation.
Thai Language for Non-Native Speakers of Thai
Man-khongdi, P., Onsuwan, C., Tantibundhit, C. (2016). “Durational and Spectral Differences in Thai Diphthongs and Final Glides.” Proceedings of the 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST 16), Parramatta, Australia, pp. 333-336.
Silpakorn University (Bangkok, Thailand)
Bachelor of Arts, English major, Thai minor, Faculty of Archaeology
Thammasat University (Bangkok, Thailand)
Master of Arts, Linguistics for Communication, Faculty of Liberal Arts