Taiwan Isn’t Thailand (台湾不是泰国)

By Two Chinese Characters

Some questions to consider:

1. Why do you think people confuse Thailand with Taiwan?

2.If you were from Thailand or Taiwan, would you be offended if someone confused them? Why or why not?


Character Pinyin English
台湾/台灣 Táiwān Taiwan (PN)
泰国 Tàiguó Thailand (PN)
dǎo island (N)
海岸 hǎi’àn coast, coastline (N)
泰语 Tàiyǔ Thai (language) (N)
中文 Zhōngwén Chinese (language) (N)
汉字 hànzì character (N)
字母表 zìmǔbiǎo alphabet (N)
By | 2014-12-16T16:54:48+00:00 October 13th, 2011|Images and Videos, Learn Chinese, Multimedia, Two Chinese Characters|1 Comment

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  1. Taiwan isn’t Thailand | FaceToFace 15 February 2012 at 15:36

    […] I had to sent Mary the link to this video (and she loved it), and I will give it to you as well: Taiwan isn’t Thailand. You can pick up some vocabulary along the way (Chinese, that is, not Thai), so go and check it […]

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