Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 203 (Level 7)

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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 A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

More structured grammar and vocabulary used in both formal and informal settings will be introduced through conversations, stories and current affairs. Students will read various styles of text such as local Thai menus, travel signs and package tours, and discuss stories, current news in brief and gain greater cultural awareness.


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

  1. Describe the place they live, including likes and dislikes.
  2. Invite friends over for dinner.
  3. Discuss their favourite place to live.
  4. Engage in small talk about buying property and a business in Thailand.
  5. Talk about what they are doing in the present, future and past.
  6. Read more real complex Thai menus.
  7. Read travel signs for travelling around.
  8. Read the package tours and compare and select their choice.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Talking about where you live in a house or apartment, describing it in detail
  • Inviting friends for dinner at home
  • Discussing your favourite place
  • Talking about buying property and real estate
  • Small talk: what you like to do when you’re bored
  • Reading a local Thai restaurant menu and discussing food which you’d like to order

Intended Audience

Suitable for continuing A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 202 or who have completed 145 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.