Back
Category: Travel
Speak Shan

Speak Shan

       iOS iPhone

Speak Shan is the first app ever made for learning the Shan language. Shan is spoken by over three million people in Shan State of Burma, northern Thailand, and southern China. The Shan language is also known as Tai and Thai-Yai. It is very closely related to the Thai and Lao languages. The Speak Shan app is based mostly on the dialect of Shan spoken in northern Thailand.

Speak Shan is a talking phrasebook and vocabulary builder. You can hear each word or phrase spoken by a native Shan speaker and see a phonetic transcription that includes tone marks. There are over 400 words and phrases in the following categories:

*Greetings & Basics
*Family & People
*Numbers
*Time
*Weather
*Feelings
*Animals
*Colors
*Common Objects
*Body Parts
*Fruits & Vegetables
*Food
*Eating
*Shopping
*Going Places
*Health
*Fun Phrases

Speak Shan does not require an internet connection. You can use it anywhere you travel. Take it to the hills of northern Thailand or eastern Burma to surprise and impress the local Shan people. Use it in the market on your next trip to Mae Hong Son or Pai to find the most authentic Shan food available in Thailand.

What's new

fixed for iOS 6 compatibility


Screenshots

Screenshot 1 of 5

Share with Others

Last changed:
Nov 03, 2012
Category:
Travel
Developer:
Ryan Zander
Version:
1.4
Size:
11.2 MB

Current Version Average Rating:
5.00 (1)

All Versions Average Rating:
5.00 (5)
Other Apps By This Developer
Buddha Wisdom
Chinese Travel Phrases
Confucius Wisdom
Japanese Travel Phrases
Korean Travel Phrases
Read Thai Alphabet
Reading Thai
Reading Thai - Words & Sentences
Speak Chinese Fun Phrasebook
Speak Chinese Fun Phrasebook for iPad
Speak Chinese Phrasebook Lite
Speak French Fun Phrasebook
Speak German Fun Phrasebook
Speak German Phrasebook Lite
Speak Hindi Fun Phrasebook
Speak Hindi Fun Phrasebook for iPad
Speak Italian Fun Phrasebook
Speak Italian Phrasebook Lite
Speak Japanese Fun Phrasebook
Speak Japanese Fun Phrasebook for iPad
Speak Japanese Phrasebook Lite
Speak Korean Fun Phrasebook
Speak Korean Fun Phrasebook for iPad
Speak Korean Phrasebook Lite
Speak Spanish Fun Phrasebook
Speak Spanish Phrasebook Lite
Speak Thai Phrasebook Lite
Speak Thai Sanuk
Speak Thai Sanuk for iPad
Speak Thai Slang
Speak Vietnamese Fun Phrasebook
Speak Vietnamese Phrasebook Lite
Taoist Wisdom
Thai Alphabet Tap & Speak