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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 2,500 items.
2. Recognise and produce phrase and sentence structures that enable them to converse and write extended passages on a range of topics.
3. Read, listen and discuss a range of authentic written texts and audio-visual media with the use of a dictionary.
4. Offer a comparative perspective on various topics in writing and discussion.
5. Identify and evaluate information from various resources.
6. Demonstrate in communication a cultural understanding of Thai perceptions and practices with relevant and critical evidence.
- 1. Lesson 1: Introduction to THAI 6 and updates on key current affairs in Thailand
- 2. Lesson 2
- 3. Lesson 3
- 4. Lesson 4
- 5. Lesson 5
- 6. Review and Preparation for Mid-semester Assessment
- 7. Lesson 6
- 8. Lesson 7
- 9. Lesson 8
- 10. Lesson 9
- 11. Lesson 10
- 12. Review and Preparation for Final Assessment
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
To enrol in this course, you must have completed THAI 5 or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Thai language placement test.
- Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this course students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser • Reliable internet access • Access to a scanner or smartphone
- Other requirements -
This is a fast paced academic course at a University level.
Thai 6 is an Advanced Intermediate level course. Students read and listen to a range of medium-and-full-length authentic written texts and audio-visual media. Implicit meanings and contextual understanding are also emphasised. Students discuss and write coherently on a broader range of topics such as current affairs, the economy, the politics of inequality, soft power, Thailand in the context of ASEAN and the Mekong Subregion, and Thailand and Australia relations. They offer comparative perspectives on various topics. Students identify and evaluate information from various resources for personal interests, class activities, and assignments. Students expand their technical vocabulary and understanding of complex grammatical construction through written exercises, oral presentations, and spontaneous translation tasks. Students are independent and able to converse on a range of topics with native speakers without strain from either party.
Via face-to-face video at a set time prescribed by the University. Please be aware of potential time zone differences.
- 10 Weekly Homework Assignments (40%)
- 2 Translation Tasks (10%)
- Mid-Semester Oral Presentation (5%)
- Mid-Semester Written Exam (15%)
- Final Oral Exam (5%)
- Final Take-Home Essay or Project in Thai (15%)
- Pariticipation and Contribution to Class (10%)
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