• 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
    • Chintana Sandilands
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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In Thai 5, students work from more advanced academic and journalistic texts, including self-sourced texts, which require deeper linguistic and contextual understanding. Emphasis is on the comprehension and expression of ideas with structural and lexical accuracy. Students also draw on knowledge of political, economic and social events that have shaped Thailand, its society, and the region.

Learning Outcomes

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 Advanced level of Thai to:
1. Recognise and use a broad and modern vocabulary, encompassing current youth culture expressions and technical terms encountered in current affairs reporting.
2. Create sentence structures appropriate to the expression of complex ideas and arguments to advance and deepen individual research initiatives.
3. Analyse formal and informal texts on current affairs, multimedia, fiction, and technical and academic works, relating to their areas of personal interest and academic specialisation; interact with informants under guidance to elicit desired information and present that information to other advanced learners.
4. Demonstrate a sophisticated level of analysis of current issues in Thai culture on the basis of a deep cultural understanding.

Indicative Assessment

Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (40%), written mid-semester and final exam (20%).

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

2 class hours and 1 tutorial per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI2003, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Thai language placement test. Incompatible with THAI6502.

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be provided on Wattle. 

Preliminary Reading


    Majors

    Minors

    Fees

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    Student Contribution Band:
    1
    Unit value:
    6 units

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    Units EFTSL
    6.00 0.12500
    Domestic fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2018 $2820
    International fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2018 $4320
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

    Offerings and Dates

    The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

    First Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
    On-campus
    2265 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
    ANU Online
    3569 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 Online N/A

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