• 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 UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Chintana Sandilands
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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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

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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%).

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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. 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:
    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
    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 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
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

    Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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    Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

    First Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
    2826 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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