- Code THAI6008
- 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, Cultural Studies
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise and use a specialist vocabulary suitable for independent study on areas of personal academic interest.
- Create sentence structures to support the expression of complex ideas and arguments.
- 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.
- Debate current issues in Thai culture with native speakers spontaneously and in a manner appropriate to all different levels of society.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Advanced 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.
- Attendance and class participation (15) [LO null]
- weekly short written assignments (25) [LO null]
- two class presentations (10) [LO null]
- translation into English (15) [LO null]
- minor project (15) [LO null]
- major essay (20) [LO null]
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Workload2 class hours and 1 tutorial per week
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- 6 units
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