- Code THAI6102
- 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
Thai 1 sets students on the path to an engagement with Thailand by introducing them to the Thai language, both spoken and written, and developing in them the cultural knowledge required to support effective day-to-day interactions.
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 Introductory level of Thai to:
1. Recognise and use all Thai consonants, vowels and tone markers, including their combination in syllables.
2. Recognise and use a basic scheme of transliteration; recognise various Thai fonts and use a Thai computer keyboard.
3. Use an active vocabulary of about 1000 items.
4. Recognise and use basic Thai grammar and sentence structures, such as subject-verb-object structures, conjunctions, simple modifiers, and particles.
5. Use simple Thai expressions to discuss issues relating to kinship relations, personal status, greetings, occupations, numbers, time, food, travel-related signs, requesting help and basic transactions.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for Thai cultural norms and sensitivities, as well as distinctive Thai behaviours.
Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (20%), written mid-semester and final exam (40%). 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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Each week students are expected to study for 5.5 hours as follows:
1. 60 minutes, before online lecture, working on the written and audio materials for the week, and, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s vocabulary
2. 90 minutes, participating in one 90 minute online lecture
3. 120 minutes, completing weekly assessment regarding listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
4. 60 minutes, completing weekly vocab quiz
It is also expected that students should spend at least 5 hours of individual study practicing the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their weekly assessment and quiz.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Materials will be provided on Wattle.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3567||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||Online||N/A|