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Thai, also known as Siamese or Standard Thai, is the official national language of Thailand, a country located in the center of South East Asia sharing common borders with Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. It is spoken by about 60 million people in Thailand.

Thai is a tone language belonging to the Southwestern branch of the Tai language family, which includes languages spoken in Assam, northern Burma, all of Thailand including the peninsula, Laos, Northern Vietnam and the Chinese provinces of Yunnan, Guizhou(Kweichow) and Guangxi(Kwangsi).

Language Certificate: Thai

Upon completing 15 credit-hours beyond the intermediate level with a 3.0 GPA in their coursework, the student may apply for a Certificate in Thai. More details about language certificate.

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