Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 202 (Level 6)

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.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 201 or who have completed 120 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Students will continue to develop more structured grammar and expanded vocabulary through conversation in both formal and informal situations by thematic focus and through examples of media. Awareness of grammar and sentence structures will be enhanced, and short stories will be used to practise reading comprehension and acquire useful expressions. Students will develop more rounded skills in communicating in a variety of more complex situations and will have the opportunity to read and discuss simple everyday news headlines and news in brief.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Travel arrangements (talking about planning, booking, postponing, cancellation)
  • Going to a festival (talking about values, beliefs, attitudes)
  • Describing, comparing and buying things; shapes and sizes; units of measurements; geometric shapes
  • News headlines and current affairs
  • Contemporary issues from media, Internet, etc.

Grammar structure included:

  • Using clauses with thii?
  • Using more final particles and affirmative statements
  • Using reported speech b???k waa?, thaa?m waa?, etc.
  • Using conditional clauses haa?k, thaa?, m??a


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

Prescribed text

  • Benjawan Poomsan Becker, Thai for Intermediate Learners, Paiboon Publishing, ISBN 97818875210177
  • Benjawan Poomsan Becker, Thai for Intermediate Learners CD, Paiboon Publishing, ISBN 9978188521499

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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.


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