SOAS University of London

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

Thai Language 3 (PG)

Module Code:
15PSEC042
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. a knowledge and understanding of Thai grammar at an appropriate level for an advanced learner
  2. a level of passive and active Thai vocabulary appropriate for an advanced learner
  3. an ability to understand spoken Thai and engage in discussion and exchange of views on a broad range of topics
  4. an ability to read, extract information from and translate into English passages of authentic Thai written in a variety of styles and drawn from a wide range of sources
  5. an ability to translate English to Thai, using correct grammar and spelling
  6. an ability to write expository essays in Thai on a variety of subjects

Workload

This course is taught over 20 weeks with 3 hours classroom contact per week in language classes.

Scope and syllabus

The syllabus provides the materials and learning environment for the student to develop their language ability to an advanced level.

Method of assessment

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

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