Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 102 (Level 2)

Thai. Learn Thai with us.

If you want to learn to speak Thai, our Thai classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Thai language and culture. Learn Thai the smart way with Thai courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.


Learn how to tell the time and make appointments, talk about your daily routine and discuss the weather. Grammatical themes centre around the past and future tense to develop your skills.


  • Course orientation: a brief introduction of reading and written Thai characters, consonants, vowels, tone markers.
  • Review time, telling the time and making an appointment.
  • Talking about daily routine and activities.
  • Understanding the calendar, talking about present, future and past times.
  • Talking about families, typical traveller’s questions.
  • Travelling around in Thailand, topography and weather.
  • Revision and consolidation.


Interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Intended Audience

Expands on material covered in beginners and is suitable for those who have completed 101 or who have completed 20 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Prescribed Textbooks

Based on the following text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

Thai for Beginners by Benjawan Poomsan Becker (Paiboon Publishing Thailand) ISBN 9781887521000

Thai for Beginners CD by Benjawan Poomsan Becker (Paiboon Publishing Thailand) ISBN 9781887521314

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Language Book Centre

Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.

What others say.

  • Great teacher great atmosphere in class and easy to understand.

  • The Thai 102 course was very enjoyable and the tutor made learning interesting and fun!