• 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
  • Course convener
    • Chintana Sandilands
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

Thai 2 continues from Thai 1 by introducing students to further aspects of the Thai language, both spoken and written, and developing their cultural knowledge of Thailand's hierarchical and culturally diverse society. Students undertake introductory translation exercises and participate in extended group discussions.

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 Beginner level of Thai to:
1. Recognise and use Thai phonemes, including tones, with improved accuracy as well as recognise some etiquette implications of such features of pronunciation as softening.
2. Use an active vocabulary of about 2000 items, to allow more detailed interactions, expression of views and simple interviewing activities.
3. Recognise and use longer sentence structures and passages, identify sentence boundaries in the absence of punctuation, and use appropriate particles.
4. Communicate in speaking and writing to request information in day-to-day life, about Thai society, and from Thai people.
5. Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of Thai customs relating to religion and other beliefs. 

Indicative Assessment

Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments(30%), written mid-semester and final exam (30%). Graduate students attend joint classes with undergraduates but may expect more rigorous assessment and additional assignment work, tailored to the graduate students’ interests.

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

3 class hours and 1 tutorial per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI6004, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Thai language placement test. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed THAI6004 or THAI6102. Incompatible with THAI1003.

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be provided on Wattle. 

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
2018 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
ANU Online
8789 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 Online N/A

Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration / Page Contact: Website Administrator / Frequently Asked Questions