Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 304 (Level 12)

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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 and life experiences. This course will include the exploration of current affairs and history, and the sharing and expressing opinions through current media. Participants will practice reading, comprehension, pronunciation and definitions in passages and news articles from newspapers and Internet, as well as proverbs and songs to give cultural insights. Each reading has a vocabulary list where new and difficult words are introduced. It also includes writing short summaries and written answers from reading articles.


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

  1. Describe things they’d like to do when they are at home.
  2. Exchange thoughts on their favourite restaurant, it’s location and suggested types of food that they have ordered.
  3. Deliver a presentation using expressions to exchange conversation with staff at a hotel.
  4. Describe styles of clothing that they like and dislike.
  5. Gain insight through discussion about the history of Thai people and Thai food in Australia.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Things that you like to do when you’re at home
  • Eating out with friends, types of restaurants, locations, favourite food, drinks
  • Useful expressions when staying in a hotel
  • Styles of clothing and dressing up – likes and dislikes
  • The history of Thai town in Sydney and popular Thai food in Australia

Intended Audience

Suitable for finishing B1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 303 or who have completed 270 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.