• 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
    • Apiradee Jinomoon
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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In Thai 3, students 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, including ethnic minority perspectives.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Recognise and use Thai phonemes, including tones, at a level generally sufficient for effective communication with native speakers, including some longer and more challenging words; recognise and discuss intonation as linked to hierarchical relationships, and distinguish some features of regional and foreign accents.
  2. Use vocabulary drawn from readings and discussions, particularly on Sino-Thai issues, Buddhism and monastic language, traditional and archaic terms, and idioms.
  3. Read and comprehend longer Thai written passages with a wide range of structural forms; recognise and use markers to indicate linking of ideas and arguments.
  4. Participate in a variety of conversational situations on social, economic, political, cultural, historical, and linguistic issues raised in key texts, drawing on a base of known language patterns.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural issues stemming from interactions between diverse ethnic groups; and display a nuanced awareness of Buddhism as applied to daily life.

Indicative Assessment

  1. In class oral tests throughout the semester (24) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. In-class and take home assignments focused on comprehensive reading (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. Take home assignments focused on critical and analytical writing in Thai (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Take home translation assignments (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  5. Mid semester Thai oral test (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  6. Final paper focused on analytical and critical writing (15) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

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Workload

Each week students are expected to study for 5 hours as follows:

  1. 60 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week
  2. 180 minutes, participating in two x 90 minute sessions via zoom
  3. 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises

The students are expected to spend at least 5 hours of individual study practising the week's written and spoken language forms and vocabulary, reviewing feedback on their work and doing research.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI1003, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Thai language placement test. Incompatible with THAI6002.

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be provided on Wattle. 

Majors

Minors

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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
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
ANU Online
2185 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View
OUA Online
3248 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View

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