- Code THAI2003
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Apiradee Jinomoon
- Chintana Sandilands
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2018
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In Thai 4, students continue to 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. Following Thai 4, interested and diligent students will be well-placed to participate in an in-country course if desired.
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 Upper Intermediate level of Thai to:
1. Demonstrate confident, accurate recognition and production of Thai phonemes, including tones, to distinguish accurately between close pairs in listening and in speech and to use intonation appropriate to various scenarios.
2. Recognise and use vocabulary drawn from readings and discussions using royal language and Thai-Lao terms.
3. Read and easily comprehend longer documents that employ a wide range of structural forms, including markers to indicate linking of ideas and arguments.
4. Communicate personal views on and offer descriptions of social, economic, political, cultural, historical, and linguistic issues raised in the texts under study, with a degree of spontaneity and confidence, drawing on a base of known patterns; engage in group discussions, including with native speakers.
5. Demonstrate a familiar understanding of cultural practices and beliefs of higher and lower echelons of Thai society, past and present.
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
Prescribed TextsMaterials will be provided on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7258||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|
|8790||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||Online||N/A|