Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 301 (Level 9)

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 204 or who have completed 195 hours of recent face-to-face tuition or equivalent. It will continue to develop conversation, both formally and informally, in a variety of situations, such as sharing experiences, expressing opinions, comparing cultures and discussing current affairs. It will practise pronunciation and reading comprehension in various topics, such as geography, weather, food, festivals, etc. These readings are accompanied by English version to help students' overall comprehension of each passage, and will provide useful phrases, expressions and vocabulary. It will also include how to write a short story of self and family.

Content

Please note the following list is subject to flexible scheduling and reorder, as well as additions.

Topics

  • Religions and beliefs
  • Talking about more contemporary issues
  • Discussing opinions, work, life
  • News in brief, current affairs

Grammar structures

  • More words with jai – heart talk
  • Using expressions with different particles: ‘jang’, ‘jang loey’, ‘loey’, 'jang loey na'
  • Using more pronouns in a variety of ways depending on the context
  • Using particles at the end of a sentence in several ways: ‘na’, ‘lork na’, ‘si’, 'la'

Prescribed Text

  • Poomsan Becker, Benjawan, Thai for Intermediate Learners, Paiboon Publishing, ISBN 97818875210177 – for grammar structure
  • Poomsan Becker, Benjawan, Thai for Advanced Readers, Paiboon Publishing, ISBN 1-887521-03-8 – for reading

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

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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.

Features

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.

$390 Limited inc GST
Thai Course 301 (Level 9)

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