- Code THAI1003
- Unit Value 6 units
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
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise and use Thai phonemes, including tones, with improved accuracy as well as recognise some etiquette implications of such features of pronunciation as softening.
- Use an active vocabulary of about 2000 items, to allow more detailed interactions, expression of views and simple interviewing activities.
- Recognise and use longer sentence structures and passages, identify sentence boundaries in the absence of punctuation, and use appropriate particles.
- Communicate in speaking and writing to request information in day-to-day life, about Thai society, and from Thai people.
- Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of Thai customs relating to religion and other beliefs.
All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level.
The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.
As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.
- Oral tests during the semester (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Written assignments (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Written mid-semester and final exams (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Each week students are expected to study for 5 hours as follows:
- 60 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week
- 180 minutes, participating in two 90 minute sessions via zoom
- 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises
In addition, students are expected to spend at least 5 hours of individual study practising the week's written and spoken language forms, vocabulary, and reviewing feedback on their work. The total workload for the course is 130 hours over 12 weeks of class and the examination period.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsMaterials will be provided on Wattle.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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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|
|7183||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|
|8430||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|