Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 104 (Level 4)

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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.

Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course further develops conversation in both formal (professional) and informal situations, and enhances grammar awareness by expanding on vocabulary used in everyday situations – when travelling, talking about sickness, topography, geography, weather, and the seasons. It will continue to develop participants skills in reading comprehension through the use of short texts and emails, as well as reinforce basic writing skills.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate simple communication and maintain very simple exchanges regarding basic sickness and health needs.
  2. Describe topography and places for travelling around.
  3. Define weather and seasons.
  4. Demonstrate a basic capacity for reading and writing in Thai.
  5. Read and write basic words in open and closed syllables and in short sentences.
  6. Read basic menus for everyday life situation.
  7. Read basic road signs for travelling around.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Talking about sickness and going to see a doctor
  • Getting around, talking about topography, weather and the seasons
  • Talking and reading about basic menus of food from Thai restaurants
  • Reading, road signs, short texts, notes, short emails

Intended Audience

Suitable for finishing A1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 103 or who have completed 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery Style

This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed Text

Students are not required to purchase a prescribed text for this course. All course materials will be provided in class.

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.