• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Vietnamese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Bao Thai
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course VIET6103
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
    See Future Offerings

This course builds on the previous course, VIET1002. It deals with the question of tense, usage of conjunctions and more complex particles. The context of language use covers comparisons, directions, distances and modes of transport, the human body and basic health terms. Attention is given to the social and cultural context of language use.

Learning Outcomes

A beginners competence in written and spoken Vietnamese

Other Information

All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level. 

 

The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.


As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.

Indicative Assessment

Attendance and class participation (10%), Weekly assignments (totaling 20%), Mid-term exam (30%), Final exam (30%), Minor project (10%).

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Six class hours a week. Students should contact the course convenor Dr Bao Thai for details of class times.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed VIET1002 or 1006. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed VIET1007.

Prescribed Texts

Nguyen, L., Clark, M. and Nguyen Bich Thuan, Spoken Vietnamese for Beginners, Northern Illinois University 1994

Preliminary Reading

Hue, Nguyen Van (ed), Vietnamese as a Second Language II (VSL 2), Giao Duc Publishing House, Ho Chi Minh City, 2003
Ton-That Quynh-Du, Learning Vietnamese for Speakers of English, Book 2 Dept Asian Languages and Studies, Monash University, 1993
Thomson L Vietnamese grammar, University Hawaii Press, 1988

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1361 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person
3677 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 Online

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