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Australian National University

  • Code THAI3006
  • 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) Critical reading of Thai modern fiction, newspaper selections and other contemporary writing
(b) advanced conversation and discussion
(c) special reports on cultural topics

Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit the student will be able to -

  • have a greater appreciation of the various genres of modern Thai prose
  • be aware of the different forms of rhetorical structure in Thai prose
  • be able to speak with increasing structural and lexical accuracy
  • participate effectively in informal and some more formal conversations, discussions and debates
  • be able to elaborate on your own reactions and attitudes towards the texts under discussion
  • become familiar with some cultural references, proverbs and idiomatic expressions

 

Indicative Assessment

Regular contribution to class discussion (20%), written assignments (30%), oral presentation (35%), final essay (15%)

Workload

Four hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI3002. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed THAI3012.

Prescribed Texts

To be advised

Majors

Minors

Programs

Fees

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.

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

Terms

First Semester, 2014

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date
2827 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014

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