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Thai (THAI)

College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

THAI 101 First-Level Thai I (4) Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Structural points introduced inductively. Meets one hour daily, Monday-Friday; four out of five hours devoted to directed drill and practice; regular on-line lab work and review of audiovisual materials. HSL

THAI 102 First-Level Thai II (4) Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or consent. HSL

THAI 107 Reading and Writing Thai Script (3) Focus on Thai script reading and writing skills. For students with some aural and spoken skills in Standard Thai equivalent to those completing THAI 102 or higher, but cannot read or write in Thai script. Lab work. Pre: consent. HSL

THAI 112 Intensive Elementary Thai (10) HSL

THAI 201 Second-Level Thai I (4) Continuation of 102. Integrated development of skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Thai script. Meets 5 hours a week, regular on-line lab work and review of on-line audio visual materials. Pre: 102 or consent. HSL

THAI 202 Second-Level Thai II (4) Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or consent. HSL

THAI 212 Intensive Intermediate Thai (10) HSL

THAI 301 Third-Level Thai I (3) Continuation of 202. Advanced conversation and reading, emphasis on modern written texts. Regular on-line lab work. Pre: 202 or equivalent or consent.

THAI 302 Third-Level Thai II (3) Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or equivalent.

THAI 303 Accelerated Third-Level Thai (6) Continuation of 202. Meets six hours a week. Advanced conversation and reading; emphasis on modern written texts. Lab work. Pre: 202 or equivalent.

THAI 401 Fourth-Level Thai I (3) Continuation of 302/303. Advanced conversation and reading of specialized, scholarly texts. Pre: 302 or 303 or equivalent.

THAI 402 Fourth-Level Thai II (3) Continuation of 401. Pre: 401.

THAI 404 Accelerated Fourth-Level Thai (6) Continuation of 303. Meets six hours a week. Advanced conversation and reading of specialized, scholarly texts. Pre: 303.

THAI 415 Thai Language in the Media (3) Development of reading and aural comprehension of authentic Thai language used in print and broadcast media through reading Thai newspapers, viewing and listening to Thai television and radio programs. Oral and written reports. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402, 404 (or equivalent), or consent.

THAI 451 Structure of Thai (3) Introduction to information structure of Thai as a basis for developing reading skills. Analysis of rhetorical, sentence, and word structure from different types of written texts. Pre: 402 or consent. DH

THAI 452 Structure of Thai (3) Continuation of 451. Pre: 451 or consent. DH

THAI 461 (Alpha) Readings in Thai Contemporary Prose Literature: the Short Story (3) Selected readings in Thai short stories from early 1930s to present. Oral and written reviews (B) 1930-1969; (C) 1970-present. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402 or consent. DL

THAI 462 (Alpha) Readings in Thai Contemporary Prose Literature: the Novel (3) Selected readings in Thai novels from early 1930s to present. Oral and written reviews. (B) 1930-1969; (C) 1970-present. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402, 461(B) or 461(C), or consent. DL