“When I have time, I read books.” Even if you are not good at English, you can easily recognize, for example, “time” is a single independent word. Now when we translate this short sentence into Thai, the appearance will be totally different;
There is no space between words. There is no , or . either… Still, this Thai sentence also consists of 8 words as well as the above English one. After all, when you start learning this language, you even don’t know from which character to which is a single word.