Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 103 (Level 3)

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.

Learning Aims

Continue to develop your verbal and non-verbal language skills through teaching you how to express yourself, make small talk with locals, talk about your day and make recent travel plans. You will learn more about the culture and continue to introduce basic rules of reading and the written system in social interactions including reading road signs, menus and writing short notes.


  • Expressing self and small talk.
  • Talking about daily routines.
  • Making friends – compliments, visiting a friend’s house.
  • Talking about a favourite TV program.
  • Making reservations, trains, bus tickets.
  • Working with others.


Interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Intended Audience

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 102 or who have completed 45 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Prescribed Textbooks

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

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

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

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

Suggested Textbook Suppliers

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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.

  • Tutor is magnificent as always – my fifth class now. I shall be continuing.