Thai Language Foundations A (100 Lessons)
This course is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of Thai. It consists of an intensive study of spoken Thai with emphasis on communication skills. Regular field trips and cultural activities will supplement the course material. A cultural trip/activity will supplement the course material.
Learning Outcomes for Thai Language Foundations A
Students will be able to communicate through listening and speaking and maintain very simple exchanges in the basic themes of everyday life situations, e.g. greetings, meeting people, buying things, ordering food, asking directions, telling time, etc.
Thai Language Foundations B (100 Lessons)
This course is an introduction to Thai writing and reading. It can be taken concurrently with Cool Thai I and Cool Thai II and is prerequisite for students who wish to proceed to the Thai on the Rocks module. It can also be taken as a separate course by students who already have spoken proficiency in Thai.
Learning Outcomes for Thai Language Foundations B
Students will be able to recognize and understand familiar topics in short simple stories. In writing, students will be able to write basic factual information about familiar things in simple sentences.