Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 303 (Level 11)

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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 information conversation skills in a variety of situations – daily life experiences, current affairs, exploring beliefs, and sharing and expressing opinions through current media. Participants will practice comprehension, pronunciation and definitions from selected short story passages about education, food, culture and life growing up. Each reading has a vocabulary list where new and difficult words are introduced. Also included is discussion on cultural awareness and answering questions from various articles.


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

  1. Discuss simple routine topics.
  2. Exchange information on familiar topics such as travel.
  3. Describe a series of impressive places in Australia.
  4. List things and discuss activities that make them happy in life.
  5. Rearrange and use classifiers in sentences correctly.
  6. Gain more insight through reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar and cultural awareness.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Small talk with taxi driver when travelling in Thailand
  • Talking about impressive places in Australia – where they are and why they’re impressive
  • Discussing things that make you happy
  • Talking about your reading habits – what books, how often, when is your preferred time to read
  • The history of Thai restaurants in Australia
  • Grammatical structures including more classifiers e.g. baep, yang, chanit, prophet, song, roon etc; intensifiers and how to use them in sentences

Intended Audience

Suitable for continuing B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 302 or who have completed 245 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.