- Code THAI3002
- 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
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.
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.
Oral tests during the semester (40%), written assignments (40%), written mid-semester and final exam (20%).
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Workload2 class hours and 1 tutorial per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Materials will be provided on Wattle.
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