• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Thai
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Numtip Lyons
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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Thai 6 sees advanced learners working with significant independence, locating and analysing their own primary sources to produce substantial academic output in the Thai language. Following Thai 6, interested and diligent students will be well-placed to continue to a higher-level academic degree or career role in which they may draw on their acquired skills and knowledge.  

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Recognise and use a specialist vocabulary suitable for independent study on areas of personal academic interest.
  2. Create sentence structures to support the expression of complex ideas and arguments.
  3. Evaluate a wide range of largely self-selected formal and informal texts relating to their areas of personal interest and academic specialisation; interact independently with informants to elicit desired information on personal research projects and present that research in an academic manner to other advanced learners.
  4. Debate current issues in Thai culture with native speakers spontaneously and in a manner appropriate to all different levels of society.

Other Information

On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Advanced Independent level of Thai.

Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the placement test site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to take a language placement test to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.

 

Relevant past experience includes:

-      Previous study of the language (both formal and informal, for example but not limited to, at school, or, home, or through online activities, etc.)

-      Being exposed to the language in childhood via a family member or friend

-      Travel or living in a country where the language is spoken

-      The language being spoken in your home (even if you do not speak it yourself)

 

Students who are not sure if they need to take a placement test should seek advice from the course or language convenor. Students who intentionally misrepresent their language proficiency level may be investigated under the Academic Misconduct Rule 2015 as having failed to comply with assessment directions and having sought unfair advantage. This may results in a penalty such as reduced grades or failure of the course.

 

Students are not permitted to enrol in a language course below one that they have already successfully completed, except with permission of the language and/or course convenor.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Attendance and class participation (15) [LO null]
  2. Weekly short written assignments of 500 words in Thai (25) [LO null]
  3. two class presentations (5% each = 10%) (10) [LO null]
  4. translation into English (15) [LO null]
  5. minor project of 3,000 words in Thai (15) [LO null]
  6. major essay of 4,000 words in Thai (20) [LO null]

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

2 class hours and 1 tutorial per week

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed THAI3002, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Thai language placement test. Incompatible with THAI6008.

Prescribed Texts

TBC

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, 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
8434 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online View
On-campus
9533 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person View

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