(online, open-book, Thursday, November 25, 2021,
11:05 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; nonfiction general topics and
Thai culture, 20 points) The test paper has three
pages, two instruction pages and the passage text
page, and is posted here in both Word and PDF (the
latter for you to check against font and layout
renditions for different version software) at 11:00
a.m. (five minutes before test time). I am available
online via Zoom and e-mail throughout the test
period to answer any questions you may have. Respect
our Chula academic integrity and be smart about how
you use your time.
finals procedure is different from midterm
so be sure to check in. Students log in to
the final exam check-in Zoom Meeting Room,
type in your full name in Thai in the chat,
and turn on your device camera so that I can
see you. After this is complete, you can
leave to work on your test 4. Note that
finals check-in period is valid for 30
minutes from the scheduled exam start time.
Arrivals after 11:35
a.m., count as missing the exam and
your paper will
not be graded.
download the test 4 files posted on this
announcement page and save them on your
the Word file for submission according to
Replace "yourname" with your name. Ex.
the Faculty of Arts exam cover page (p. 1)
to acknowledge the instructions by typing
your full name in Thai and the date in the
in your student information (name, ID
number, section) at the top of pages 2 and
3 in the space provided.
a.m.: Test 4 begins.
a.m.: Final exam check-in period ends.
Students who arrive in the Zoom Meeting Room
after this time is marked as missing the exam
and their test response will not be graded.
p.m.: Test 4 ends.
p.m.: Grace period (5 minutes) for receiving
test 4 response files ends. Files arriving
timestamped in my inbox later than this is
penalized 1 point per minute.
are allowed to consult notes and online
resources, but not Google Translate or other
translation services (ex. machine, agencies,
the downloaded and renamed test document file,
write or type your English translation below
the Thai fiction passage.
a word processing document (like Microsoft
New Roman font (TH Sarabun New is thin and
not an ideal native English language font.)
line spacing (Notice that single-spaced
responses leave little room for in-text
comments and make it difficult for you to
your work often.
soon as you are done, a good safety measure is
to take a screenshot that includes your work
and showing the date and time on your device
desktop as evidence against any e-mail mishaps
that may result in your file arriving past the
your Word test 3 response in an e-mail to me with the
test 4 to reach my inbox no later
than 12:30 p.m.
(fifteen-minute grace period included). If
your e-mail address is not under your official
first name and last name, include your roster
name and last name in the subject or message
of your mail.
file receipt confirmation via e-mail,
verbally, or in the Zoom chat message box lets
you know that your response has reached me.
may include a PDF file of your Word response
as a fixed record of your work, against grader
comments and any accidental changes in the
to your response (ex. on OneDrive, Google
Drive, Google Doc, online Word or other cloud
systems) are not acceptable and will not be
access: If you cannot download the test
4 files on this page at 11:05 a.m., notify me immediately.
Be sure to refresh your screen to view the
most current page and not the cached
information on your device.
connection: If you experience network
delays and/or crashes during the exam period,
record a short video clip of your work screen
that shows your writing, the frozen or broken
connection, and the date and time in the same
shot. When your device and/or the internet
connection recovers, record a short video clip
of your work screen again, showing your
writing, the returned function/connection, and
the date and time to account for the time
lapse. Send these along with your response
document at the end of the test period. If
file size limit is exceeded, make sure you
send your response on time, and attach the
video evidence in a separate later message.
If your response file is undeliverable within
five minutes of sending it, take a screenshot
of the notification message with your answer
and device desktop date and time in the same
shot and send it to inform me
with responses and delivery can be avoided
with proofreading. Double check not only
your work (Did you leave a word or phrase
for later and have not gotten back to it?
etc.), but also the send to e-mail address.
A typo from haste can result in the test
file not being delivered, as some of you may
have learned the hard way. To be safe, use
the hyperlink or copy and paste the e-mail
address to your message.
and Case Studies: Sign up for
your final classcast review topic and case study text
on the instruction sheet. Access to
some of the text selections requires Blackboard login.
Incorporate into your study or daily routine, at least
half an hour of continuous reading or listening to
information from one of the sources on our horizons expanding list. Bring
something (factoid, observation, etc.) from your
discoveries to share with class as part of our random
Horizons element at the beginning of class after Touch
In. Change it up every week. So for every new Tuesday
and Thursday, tap into an unexplored site.
Preparedness: All class
sessions are conducted online, unless indicated
otherwise. The link to each classcast is given on our
schedule page. Chula provides the following
useful tools to facilitate your learning.
- VPN: Chula's virtual private
network service allows you access to university
resources from off-campus.
- Office 365: Cloud Microsoft
applications for collaboration, file-sharing
- Adobe: The Adobe suite of
applications for creating and editing PDFs and
- Chula Reference Databases:
Online access to resources such as references,
periodicals, audiobooks, and texts.
Class Time: T
8:00–9:30, Th 11:00–12:30
Required Texts: Course text (section 2 access via
Requirements and Expectations
Discussion about translations are a place to work out
ideas, compare strategies and analyze texts and
translations. Students are encouraged to express their
opinions, share observations and ask questions. Complete
your translation exercises before class and come
prepared to discuss your work and problems and issues
will be four timed assessments.
1 (general news)
2 (economic-business news)
2 (nonfiction: general topics-Thai culture)