There is a phrase that is gender specific and sometimes used at the end of each sentence to make it polite. Sort of like saying “please”. For example, instead of just saying, “Pass me that spoon,” you would say, “Pass me that spoon, please.”
If you plan to live in this county for a long time, one thing you should learn is the language. This will make it much easier for you to understand the culture and Thai people. You’ll also earn respect, you’ll gain more Thai friends if you do and you are able to live pretty much anywhere in Thailand not just the tourist hotspots.