Thai Levels and Class Progression

There are 5 levels for learning Thai. Within each level, there are multiple classes. There are 24 classes total before reaching the advanced level.

BEGINNER LEVEL – DETAILS (6 classes total)

Beginner, 1, 2, 3

Advanced Beginner 1, 2, 3

PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – DETAILS (6 classes total)

Pre-Intermediate (1-6)

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – DETAILS (6 classes total)

Intermediate (1-6)

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – DETAILS (6 classes total)

Upper Intermediate (1-6)

ADVANCED LEVEL – DETAILS (multiple classes)

 

BEGINNER DETAILS

Classes – Beginner 1-3, Advanced Beginner 1-3

Total Hours – 72

Curriculum – Thai for Beginners

ACTFL Level – Novice Low to Novice High

Level Description –

Our course is designed for the beginner who’s eager to learn basic Thai phrases, develop and speak basic Thai grammar and vocabulary, and develop a familiarity with the Thai script.

Students will learn more advanced grammar topics and specific skills needed for Thai language that focuses on: Speaking, Writing, Intonation, Reading and Listening.

PRE-INTERMEDIATE DETAILS

Classes – Pre-Intermediate Thai 1-6

Total Hours – 72

Curriculum – Thai for Intermediate Learners

ACTFL Level – Novice High to Intermediate Low

Level Description –

In Pre-Intermediate Thai, our classes are designed to bring students beyond the beginner levels of our classes and get prepared for the intermediate level classes. Students have studied most basic grammar and vocabulary but need reinforcement and they need to review their studies. This class prepares students to use more Thai in everyday life. Writing and speaking practice is also emphasized in this course.

 

INTERMEDIATE DETAILS

Sample Classes – Intermediate Thai (1-6), Conversation

Total Hours – 72

Curriculum – Various texts

ACTFL Level – Intermediate Mid to High

Level Description –

The intermediate level is designed to encourage students to expand their speaking, reading, and listening skills. This level will cover more advanced grammatical structures for both speaking and also being able to read and communicate in the language, ultimately gaining a deeper understanding of the language.

 

UPPER-INTERMEDIATE DETAILS

Sample Classes – Upper Intermediate Thai (1-6), Conversation

Total Hours – 72

Curriculum – Various texts

ACTFL Level – Intermediate High to Advanced High

Level Description –

Upper Intermediate Thai is a series of classes designed specifically for all students who have an understanding of the intermediate levels of grammar and vocabulary, looking to improve their skills to communicate more of complex topics. This course is to encourage students to deeply understand the Thai language around them.

 

ADVANCED DETAILS

Sample Classes – Advanced Thai

Total Hours – Multiple Hours

Curriculum – Various Texts

ACTFL Level – Advanced to Distinguished

Level Description –

The Advanced series is designed for students that can function in Thai but would like to develop their skills in specialized situations. In everyday life this includes understanding news broadcasts and newspapers, television shows about specific topics, and speeches. In the workplace this includes understanding meetings, conferences and special announcements. Classes are designed for students that have an understanding of the Thai language and want to continue to improve their reading, listening, and most importantly, seeking new abilities in the language.