• 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
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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(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

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

 

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%). 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 a week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

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
1383 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A
Online
3171 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A

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