Centre for Continuing Education

Thai Course 403 (Level 15)

Thai. Learn Thai with us.

Continue to develop your formal and informal conversation skills on a variety of topics including regional cultures and beliefs, current affairs, initiating and continuing business, and learning some idiomatic expressions. 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.


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

  • engage in everyday conversations about different topics
  • introduce useful classifiers with correct structures
  • discuss and recognise more linking words
  • gain insight into Northern Thai peoples and their culture
  • discuss and answer questions from reading articles.


This course covers the following topics:

  • discussion about everyday situations, eg “I am happy when...”, “I am at home and I...”, “It has been a long time since...”, "In last two months I..."
  • use of classifiers and structure in sentences
  • use of phua, sam rap, hay, khuen yuu kap, phrom thang
  • use of khuen in long sentences
  • reading the history of Lanna, Chiangmai and culture
  • reading articles from social media, current affairs and from internet news.

Intended audience

Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Thai up to 402 or those who have completed 345 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.

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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.


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

Apply for the language repeat discount.

What others say.

  • This course has an excellent Thai language teacher who has the ability to work with students of different competencies in Thai and help us all to achieve the course outcomes. I would recommend these classes to anyone wanting to learn the Thai language.

What others say.

  • I am very grateful for the continuing support by CCE for the higher level Thai language programs.
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