• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Thai
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages

(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

Other Information

Suggested follow-up courses: THAI6008 Advanced Readings in Thai Language and Culture, THAI6506 Modern Thai Prose, ASIA6114 Southeast Asian Frontiers: Thailand and Burma/Myanmar, ASIA6506 Practical Assignment in Asia and Pacific

Indicative Assessment

Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (40%), written mid-semester and final exam (20%). Graduate students attend joint classes with undergraduates but may expect more rigorous assessment and additional assignment work, tailored to the graduate students’ interests.

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Workload

Five hours including one tutorial per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI6003 or equivalent.

Specialisations

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:
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 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
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
1365 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A
Online
3169 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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