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Thai

Thai

Thai. Learn Thai with us.

Thai is a beautiful language that, apart from being the official language of Thailand, is also used in various other South East Asian countries. Thailand is a very popular tourist destination and is marked by a unique Asian culture. The Thai culture is also highly integrated within our community and this program will enhance your appreciation and understanding of the many Thai foods and festivities.

Our beginners Thai classes are suitable for people who have no prior knowledge of the Thai language, while subsequent courses progressively increase the complexity of language concepts. If you want to learn to speak Thai, our Thai courses 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.

Available Courses

Thai Course 202 (Level 6)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Students will continue to develop more structured grammar and expand vocabulary through conversation in both formal and informal situations – in everyday language, waiting and meeting a friend, at the dining table with friends, small talk, useful expressions for travelling around in Thailand. Awareness of grammar and sentence structures will be enhanced, and short stories will be... [More]
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Thai Course 202 (Level 6)

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Thai Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This beginner’s course focuses on basic communication used in everyday life, and introduces Thailand and its culture. You will learn how to greet people, order food at a restaurant and ask for directions. You will also be introduced to various grammatical structures. Standard spoken Thai is used throughout this course and you will learn to socialise at a basic level, as a foreigner... [More]
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Thai Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Thai Course 402 (Level 14)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) 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... [More]
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Thai Course 402 (Level 14)

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Thai Course 302 (Level 10)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. 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 – discussing and expressing opinions about old and new things, student preferences, describing everyday eating habits and food, news and current affairs, and exploring cultural issues and values of people. Using social media and text passages, we will practice reading news headlines, as well... [More]
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Thai Course 102 (Level 2)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course covers basic communication in everyday life situations: asking for directions; telling the time; making an appointment; talking about your daily routine; calendar days, months and years. Grammatical themes are centred around the present, past and future tense. Basic Thai scripts in reading and writing will also be presented so you can practice reading and basic sound... [More]
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Thai Course 103 (Level 3)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course consolidates knowledge previously gained in Thai Course 102 (Level 2) and continues to develop basic communication used in everyday life situations. You will expand on your verbal and non-verbal language skills through topics such as: the use of family kinship terms in Thai society, how to express oneself, make small talk with the locals, make travel plans, and... [More]
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Thai Course 104 (Level 4)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course further develops conversation in both formal (professional) and informal situations and enhances grammar awareness by expanding on vocabulary used in everyday situations – when travelling, talking about sickness, topography, geography, weather, and the seasons. We will continue to develop skills in reading comprehension through the use of short texts and emails, and... [More]
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Thai Course 303 (Level 11)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. 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. We will practice comprehension, pronunciation and definitions from selected short story passages about education, food, culture and life growing up. Each reading has a... [More]
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Thai Course 304 (Level 12)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. 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. We will practice reading, comprehension, pronunciation, definitions in passages and news articles from newspapers and Internet, as... [More]
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Thai Course 401 (Level 13)

Thai. Learn Thai with us. 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... [More]
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