Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 401 (Level 13)

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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 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. Students 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.


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

  1. Compare popular Thai dishes in Australia and Thailand.
  2. Discuss their opinion of an interesting place to travel to.
  3. Gain insight into the history of Chinese in Thailand, and how people of Chinese heritage have integrated into Thai society.
  4. Select the adverbs frequently used in everyday life interaction.


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 who have completed 295 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery Style

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

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.

Thai Course 401 (Level 13)

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