- Code THAI2002
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
In Thai 3, students use their growing socio-linguistic skills to analyse and discuss intermediate-level source texts, interact with native speakers, and undertake writing and translation exercises. They undertake independent research and present on cultural and historical themes raised in source texts, including ethnic minority perspectives.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Intermediate level of Thai to:
1. Recognise and use Thai phonemes, including tones, at a level generally sufficient for effective communication with native speakers, including some longer and more challenging words; recognise and discuss intonation as linked to hierarchical relationships, and distinguish some features of regional and foreign accents.
2. Use vocabulary drawn from readings and discussions, particularly on Sino-Thai issues, Buddhism and monastic language, traditional and archaic terms, and idioms.
3. Read and comprehend longer Thai written passages with a wide range of structural forms; recognise and use markers to indicate linking of ideas and arguments.
4. Participate in a variety of conversational situations on social, economic, political, cultural, historical, and linguistic issues raised in key texts, drawing on a base of known language patterns.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural issues stemming from interactions between diverse ethnic groups; and display a nuanced awareness of Buddhism as applied to daily life.
Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (40%), written mid-semester and final exam (20%).
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Workload3 class hours and 1 tutorial per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Materials will be provided on Wattle.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2264||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|
|3568||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||Online||N/A|