• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Thai
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Chintana Sandilands
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course THAI6502
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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(a) Intensive reading of modern Thai texts
(b) Thai discussions and debates
(c) formal and informal styles
(d) advanced composition

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this course the student will:

  • Be able to speak with increasing structural and lexical accuracy
  • Be able to understand longer items on abstract topics when these items are presented in a relatively straightforward manner and (if spoken) delivery is not too fast
  • Participate effectively in informal and some more formal conversations, discussions and debates
  • Be able to elaborate on your own reactions and attitudes towards the topics under discussion
  • Become familiar with some cultural references, proverbs and idiomatic expressions
  • Be able to write a variety of text types of increasing complexity, including information, expository and discussion texts
  • Be able to use discourse connectives and more complex structures fairly accurately
  • Gain an understanding of some of the political, economic and social events which have influenced Thai society

Other Information

Suggested follow-up courses: THAI3008 Advanced Readings in Thai Language and Culture, THAI3006 Modern Thai Prose, ASIA3014 Southeast Asian Frontiers: Thailand and Burma/Myanmar, ASIA5920 Semester in Asia, Year in Asia, ASIA3006 Practical Assignment in Asia and Pacific

Indicative Assessment

Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (40%), written mid-semester and final exam (20%).

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Workload

Four hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI2003.

Prescribed Texts

To be advised

Preliminary Reading

Review of readings in Thai 2A and 2B.

    Majors

    Minors

    Fees

    Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

    If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

    Student Contribution Band:
    Band 1
    Unit value:
    6 units

    If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

    Units EFTSL
    6.00 0.12500
    Domestic fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2015 $2604
    International fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2015 $3576
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

    Offerings and Dates

    The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

    First Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
    In Person
    1361 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person
    Online
    3168 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

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