Every day more and more people start to learn Thai and business is one of the top reasons for these people to learn Thai. If you are planning to work in Thailand or if you have Thai partners in business well, it is time to learn the Thai business vocabulary. I think this is a great chance to impress your boss or Thai people in your office!
We will try to provide you with all the phrases and words that are related to the business setting. After reading this blog post you will be able to talk about your own business company and also economics in general. You will also be familiar with job interviews and meetings in Thai.
Before getting into the business vocabulary you must know job titles in Thai. If you need to go over them it is okay, take your time.
If you are ready, let's get started!
Let's start with the most commonly used business vocabulary in Thai. These are simple yet core words that you can come across at the workplace. We divided this vocabulary list into two so that you will know what you are looking for.
It would be better if you try to memorize them before going for more complex phrases in the Thai business language.
Let's have a look at the tables below.
|การตลาด||การตลาด gaan dtà-laàd||marketing|
|การศึกษา||aan sùek sǎa||education|
|คณะกรรมการบริหาร||ka-nagam-ma-ganbaw-ri-han||board of directors|
Job interviews are important because it is the time that you make the first impression as a candidate. It'd be a big plus if you leave a nice first impression on your interviewer by speaking Thai fluently. We prepared some common Thai business phrases you need to know before going to a job interview.
English: Please introduce yourself.
English: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
English: Do you have any questions?
English: I graduated from ... University in the faculty of ..., majoring in ...
The first blank is the name of your university, the second blank is the name of your faculty, and the third blank is the name of your major.
English: I have experience in...for...years.
The first blank is your job in which you are experienced, and the second blank is the number of years.
English: My strength is ...
English: My weakness is...
English: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be interviewed.
As you know, meetings have a crucial part in the business world. During a business meeting, you are expected to express your opinions and give feedback on whether you agree or disagree. Knowing the common phrases and implementing decent business meeting etiquette will give you a huge advantage. Let’s learn some important phrases for Thai business meetings.
English: Let’s start the meeting.
English: Do you have any comments?
English: I agree.
English: I disagree.
English: What do you think about this?
English: I think...
English: If we agree to buy from you, what is your offer?
English: I have a special offer.
Feedbacks have an essential place in the workplace. They are necessary to improve the quality of the business. Moreover, giving and receiving feedback can increase the motivation of colleagues. Don't withhold your compliments as well as feedback from your colleagues.
Let's learn how we can give feedback in Thai.
English: You did a great job.
English: Your performance is very good.
English: This one needs to be fixed.
English: You are not doing well recently. Are there any problems?
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