Career Skills Programs

Thai Language Program

INTAKE

Monthly

CAMPUS

BHLS PHUKET,
THAILAND

DURATION

ELEMENTARY LEVEL
3½ months
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
4½ months
ADVANCED LEVEL
6 months

STUDY MODE

Onsite

LANGUAGE

100%  in Thai
with English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Thai Language Program

The Thai Language Program is based on communicative teaching and learning practices. The Thai Language Program is a three-level, part-time program designed for international students who wish to learn the Thai language for everyday use.

If you’re an international student, this program will help you learn everyday Thai language skills for success in living in or working in Thailand.

Includes a 1-year Thai education visa.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students:  please contact the Student Services Office
  • EU/Swiss Students: please contact the Student Services Office

Classes begin: please contact the Student Services Office

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 16 at enrollment.
  • BHLS will provide a set of placement tests to assess a student’s Thai level and place the student into the appropriate Thai Language level.

Career Opportunities

The Thai Language program offers you the opportunity to learn and improve your Thai language skills, which is advantageous when applying to work in Thailand or just enjoying living in Thailand.

Fees

BHLS Campus

Fees
Please contact the Admissions Office for tuition fees.

Why Study the Thai Language Program at BHLS?

At BHLS we provide our students with:

  • Thai language requirements for the workplace and for everyday life.
  • experiential activities to learn Thai in everyday situations.
  • the flexibility to be an active participant in their own learning.
  • experiencing other international students.
  • numerous lessons of instruction per course with regular assessments to measure their progress.
  • confidence to live at ease in an Thai-speaking environment at work or just living in Thailand.
  • with a greater understanding of the Thai language and culture.
  • a 1-year Thai education visa.
Thai Language Program

Program Structure

Elementary Level:  120 hours of lessons + online self study – length: 3 months and 3 weeks

Intermediate Level:  150 hours of lessons + online self study – length: 4 months and 3 weeks

Advanced Level:  190 hours of lessons + online self study – length: 6 months

Please note:  Students will be placed into one of the levels depending on the results of a placement test that will ensure the student is in the correct language level.

Elementary

Level 1

Course


In this course, students will learn basic Thai as they explore all aspects of the Thai language, focusing mainly on conversational, grammar and vocabulary through group and class discussion and exercises. Emphasis is on practical everyday Thai and communication skills.


This level is for non-native speakers, who have no proficiency with the Thai language skills.


Objectives

  • To enable learners to have knowledge and understanding of Thai language at the elementary level.
  • To enable learners to be able to use Thai language skills at an elementary level.
  • To make learners have a good attitude towards Thai language and culture.
  • To enable learners to apply knowledge in their daily life or further study.

Intermediate

Level 2

Course


The main focus of the course is to learn and improve intermediate level grammar through in-class exercises and pair and group work to practice the Thai orally. There are reading assignments that emphasize new vocabulary and a section is devoted to learning and practicing pronunciation. The ultimate goal of the course is to improve fluency and accuracy in Thai.


This course is for non-native speakers of Thai who want to improve their language skills.


Objectives

  • To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of Thai language intermediate level.
  • To enable learners to use intermediate Thai language skills.
  • To enable learners to have a good attitude towards Thai language and culture.

Advanced

Level 3

Course


This course focuses on the Thai skills necessary to listen, speak, read and write effectively in the workplace to apply standard grammar structures and develop and improve pronunciation skills.


This level is for non-native speakers who are semi-proficient in Thai language skills and wish to improve their Thai skills for their workplace or have completed the Intermediate Level course.


Objectives

  • To provide learners with a high level of knowledge and understanding of the Thai language.
  • To enable learners to have a good attitude towards Thai language and culture.
  • To enable learners to apply their knowledge for further study or application in their careers.

Note:  The courses listed above for this program are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Thai Language Program