Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 401 (Level 13)

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Level B2 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. We will practice reading, comprehension, pronunciation, and definitions in passages from newspaper and internet articles. Each reading has a vocabulary list where new and difficult words are introduced.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • compare popular Thai dishes in Australia and Thailand
  • discuss your opinion of an interesting place to travel to
  • gain insight into the history of Chinese in Thailand, and how people of Chinese heritage have integrated into Thai society
  • select the adverbs frequently used in everyday life interaction.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Thai food in Australia and Thailand
  • interesting places to visit in Thailand
  • reading a brief history of Chinese in Thailand, Yoawarat China town popular place for tourists
  • frequently used adverbs in everyday conversation: always, often, normally, in general
  • use of final particle rəə in everyday conversation.

Note: this outline is subject to flexible scheduling and re-order as well as additions.

Intended audience

Suitable for beginner B2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 304 or those who have completed 295 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged. You will be guided through a variety of complex texts and will engage in lively discussions on specialised topics in a relaxed atmosphere.

Prescribed text

None

Please note

Selected Language 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.

Apply for the language repeat discount.