Intermediate Thai Language Course
Intermediate Thai Language Course is for those that wish to move away from Phonetic and be introduced and develop good skills communicating using Thai Script.
To have either completed the Beginners Thai Language Course or have equivalent experience speaking phonetic Thai Basic experience with Thai Script would be advantageous but is not necessary.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to read, write and converse using Oral or Thai Script skills. They will be able to write short essays about their personal lives, work and topics of interest.
Phonetic or Thai Script
The Intermediate Thai Language Course although focused on transitioning students from Phonetic to Thai Script can be offered as a Phonetic course. We have many students who wish to increase their Phonetic skills before moving to the Thai Script. However, it is our recommendation that you move to the Thai Script as early as possible. Only through learning Thai Script can you truly interact within Thailand.
|90 Hours||Communication with more complex grammar and vocabulary in speaking and/or writing the Thai Language.||Those who can communicate using basic Thai language or writing wishing to extend their knowledge.|
Intermediate Thai Language Course Content
by Benjawan Poonsan Becker
Table of Contents
Guide to Pronunciation
Directions; Thai place names; public holidays; provinces
More directions; Bangkok place names
Using “การ” and “ความ”
Using “ที่”, “ว่า” and “ถูก”
Using “ใจ”, “ขี้” and “น่า”
Thai names; food; desserts; English name used in Thai
More about kinship terms; pronouns
The twelve-year cycle; words from English
Subject topics listed here relate to sections in the book and not actual lessons.