Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 203 (Level 7)

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 202 or who have completed 145 hours of recent face-to-face tuition or equivalent.

More structured grammar and vocabulary in both formal and informal situations will be introduced through conversations, stories, drama and current affairs. Participants will read more various writing styles and discuss complex stories, read more travel signs, current news in brief, and also gain greater cultural awareness.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Sending a parcel at the post office, containers, quantities
  • Opening an account at the bank and useful expressions
  • News and current affairs and discussion
  • Reading stories, travel signs, reading and writing more loan words

Grammar structures

  • Using ‘hai’ in other patterns and usages, ‘samrap’ and ‘phuea’: for
  • Using ‘thuuk’ in passive voice
  • More final particles
  • Using the pronoun ‘you’ in the formal higher form

Note: this outline is subject to flexible scheduling and reorder as well as additions.


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

Prescribed text

Thai for Intermediate Learners, by Benjawan Poomsan Becker (Paiboon Publishing), ISBN 97818875210177

Thai for Intermediate Learners CD, by Benjawan Poomsan Becker (Paiboon Publishing), ISBN 9978188521499

Based on the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings.

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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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.