Academic Profile

Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat has an undergraduate degree from Thammasat University and a doctorate fr​om Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. ​Following a work at Google as part of Google Voice (Thai) team, she has been a lecturer and Thai programme coordinator of Center for Modern Languages, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU.


• 2017 Lecturer Excellence Award (LEX)
Nominated by the CML and selected as the winner out of all lecturers at
School of Humanities. The award was established by the School, to recognize lecturers who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching practices as well enriching the learning experiences of NTU students.)

• 2015 Thesis Awards (Excellent Distinction) from the National Research Council of Thailand in the field of Philosophy
(The award is conferred annually to promote research development and honour Thai researchers from all over the world who work in philosophy, scientific and social science fields.)

Academic Qualification
• Ph.D. in Thai (Linguistics), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2013
• M.A. in Thai (Linguistics), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2009
• B.A. in Thai (First Class Honors), Thammasat University, Thailand, 2006
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Dr Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat
Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities

Syntax, Semantics, Thai grammar, and Teaching Thai as a foreign language.
  • Innovative Assessment for Listening Comprehension in Foreign Language Learning
  • Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat. (2019). Is the copula /pen/ in Thai meaningless?. Journal of Mekong Societies, 15(2), 1-17.

  • Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat. (2018). Grammaticalization of /jaŋ/. Journal of Language and Linguistics, 35(2), 97 - 120.

  • Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat & He Xiaoling. (2017). An Application of WhatsApp with Thai as a Foreign Language Learning. Wanwitat Journal, 17, 251-268.

  • Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat. (2016). The Lexical /pen/ Meaning ‘To Be Alive’ And ‘To Know How To Do’ in Thai: Polysemy or Homonymy?. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Journal, 36(4), 90-102.

  • Sureenate Jaratjarungkiat. (2015). A Development of Thai Words: Research Methodology. Wanwitat Journal, 15, 135-156.