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Australian National University

  • Code THAI3002
  • 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

(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

Indicative Assessment

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


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.





    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.

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    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

    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
    2826 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014

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