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Australian National University

  • Code THAI1002
  • Unit Value 6 units
  • Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
  • Course subject Thai
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Chintana Sandilands
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person

(a) Phonology
(b) drill on basic syntatic patterns
(c) elementary conversation
(d) introduction to the Thai writing system

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this unit the student will be able to:

• give, request and understand simple personal and biographical information

• give, request and understand simple directions about location

• give and follow simple instructions

• make simple transactions in shops, restaurants or other familiar institutions when the transaction does not involve negotiation of a problematic situation

• use simple communication strategies to ask for help with or repetition of unfamiliar words

• give basic description of physical ailments and treatment

• read some short, basic information texts in Thai

Indicative Assessment

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


Five hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed THAI1004.

Prescribed Texts

To be advised





Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  Tuition fees will be published by 1 October for the next year.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. 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.

6.00 0.12500

Course Fees:

Domestic fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478

International fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246


First Semester, 2014

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date
2824 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014

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