Thang Lao: Lao Beginning Textbook

Thang Lao ("The Road to Lao") is available as a file download only, along with its accompanying video and audio files. The price for each book download is $30 USD. If you have any questions, please E-mail me.

To purchase a download of PDFs of the Beginning Textbook and all accompanying video and audio files, for $30, click below:

After you place your order, I will share a Dropbox folder with you containing all of the files, and send you an e-mail with instructions.

See and Hear Samples

This is the textbook used for Beginning Lao instruction at SEASSI (from 2005-2011). It assumes no previous knowledge of spoken Lao, written Lao, or Lao culture. If you grew up in a Lao-speaking home, you should instead check out the Heritage Textbook.

See the Textbook table of contents and Introduction, sample textbook pages from several chapters, and listen to audio tracks and watch videos which accompany your purchase of the Textbook download files

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See Information on the Heritage/Upper Level Lao Textbook Than Samay