SOAS University of London

South East Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

Thai Language 2 (PG)

Module Code:
15PSEC041
Credits:
30
Taught in:
Full Year

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

At the end of the module, a student should be able to demonstrate…

  1. an appropriate knowledge and understanding of Thai grammar beyond the beginner’s level
  2. an appropriate passive and active command of Thai vocabulary beyond the beginner’s level
  3. an ability to understand spoken Thai and converse on everyday topics
  4. an ability to read and translate into English short passages of authentic Thai written in a straightforward style
  5. an ability to translate straightforward passages from English to Thai, using correct grammar and spelling
  6. an ability to write short essays in Thai

Workload

Total of 20 weeks teaching with 4 hours classroom contact per week in language classes.

Scope and syllabus

The syllabus provides structured le.arning materials that enable the student to begin to engage with authentic texts.

Method of assessment

One three-hour written paper taken in May/June (50%);a 2,000-word portfolio of marked homework, translation or essay agreed with the convenor to be submitted in week 1, term 3 (30%); one 20 minute oral examination (15%); in class tests (5%).

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