- Code VIET1002
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
An introduction to contemporary spoken and written Vietnamese. This course introduces the tones, essential syntax and the writing system of the Vietnamese language. By working through a series of graded and contextualised dialogues the students will begin to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The context of language use includes greetings, the individual, the family, time and date. Attention is given to the social and cultural context of language use.
The indicative scheduling for the classes is Mon 4-6 , Tues 5-6 and Wednesday 4-6.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
A beginners competence in written and spoken Vietnamese
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.
Attendance and class participation (10%), Weekly assignments (totaling 20%), Mid-term exam (30%), Final exam (30%), Minor project (10%).
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Six hours a week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Hue, Nguyen Van (ed), Vietnamese as a Second Language I (VSL 1), Giao Duc Publishing House, Ho Chi Minh City, 2003;
Nguyen, L., Clark, M., and Nguyen Bich Thuan, Spoken Vietnamese for Beginners, Northern Illinois University, 1994
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2268||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|
|3796||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||Online||N/A|