Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 302 (Level 10)

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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 B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Continue to develop your formal and informal conversation skills in a variety of situations – discussing and expressing opinions about old and new things, student preferences, describing everyday eating habits and food, news and current affairs, and exploring cultural issues and values of people. Using social media and text passages, participants will practice reading news headlines, as well as reading for comprehension, pronunciation and definitions. Each reading has a vocabulary list where new and difficult words are introduced. This course will also include writing answers from reading articles.

Outcomes

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

  1. Introduce and describe their preferences for old and new things.
  2. Describe eating habits and preferred styles of cooking.
  3. Identify the type of house that they would like and compare it to others.
  4. Report current news in brief.
  5. Recognise loan-words written in Thai from English.
  6. Have gained confidence through reading comprehension, vocabulary and cultural awareness.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Old things versus new things
  • Everyday eating habits, food, cooking styles
  • Talking about your dream home
  • News and current affairs
  • Reading loan – words from English
  • Reading stories and discussion of cultural awareness

Intended Audience

Suitable for continuing B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 301 or who have completed 220 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.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.