Objectives:

Upon completion of this course students will be able to

1.      comprehend the socio-cultural aspects of ASEAN countries, i.e. culture and tradition, geography and history, languages, ways of life, values and beliefs.

2.      search for the socio-cultural information of ASEAN countries effectively

3.      give a presentation of the socio-cultural information of ASEAN countries correctly and creatively

4.      analyze, compare and discuss the differences between Thai culture and those of ASEAN countries reasonably

5.      explain their own culture to create the better understanding for ASEAN people


Lesson Plan:

Week

Content

Activities/ Materials

1

Orientation

brainstorming/ handout

2

General background of ASEAN

filling in the blanks, jigsaw, asking & answering the questions/ handouts, world map, VDO, music VDO of “ASEAN songs”

3

History of ASEAN countries

jigsaw, summarizing, discussion, presentation/ a handout, VDO, sentence strips

4

geography of ASEAN countries

drawing game, summarizing/ world map, VDO, pictures, a handout

5

-  Demographic of ASEAN countries

-  Thailand

Identifying races, dressing game, group presentation/ VDO, ASEAN costumes

6

-   ASEAN food

-   Vietnam

cooking demonstration, group presentation / VDO, ingredients, a handout

7

-  Politics and government of ASEAN Countries

-  Cambodia

discussion, group presentation / VDO, a handout

8

Mid Term

9

-  Economy & ASEAN currencies

-  Indonesia

role play, group presentation/ fake ASEAN money, a handout, PPT

10

-  Art (costumes & traditional dances)

-  Laos

dressing the ASEAN dolls, traditional dance practice, group presentation, VDO

11

-  Art (plays & films)

-  Malaysia

movie reviews, group presentation/ a handout, ASEAN movies

12

-  Art (music)

-  Myanmar

singing, group presentation/ a handout, music VDO

13

-  ASEAN Languages

-  The Philippines

Speaking practice, role play, group presentation /    a handout, PPT, VDO

14

-   ASEAN Languages

-  Singapore

Speaking practice, role play, group presentation /    a handout, PPT, VDO

15

-  ASEAN Languages

-  Brunei

Speaking practice, role play, group presentation /    a handout, PPT, VDO

16

Final Exam



Course Evaluation:

1.      During semester                                                   70 points

1.1 Attendance and class participation                        10 points

1.2 Quizzes                                                           20 points

1.3 Presentation                                                     20 points 

1.4 Midterm                                                           20 points

          2.    Final Examination                                       30   points

                    Total                                                     100   points

 

References:

1.     Textbooks

2.     Websites

Official:  www.ASEAN.org