- Code VIET1003
- 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
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Vietnamese to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 800 items and a passive vocabulary of around 1,500 items.
2. Recognise and produce contextually appropriate utterances in frequently occurring situations; read and write basic sentences on such topics as daily activities, habits, customs and surrounding environments.
3. Communicate in routine contexts that require a simple and direct exchange of information with slow speech on such topics as personal preferences and immediate needs.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural communication practices when travelling to various localities in Vietnam and interact according to basic social etiquette.
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.
10 Weekly Assignments: 30% (L1 &2)
Mid-term Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2 &3)
Final Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2 &3)
Mid-term Written Exam: 25% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
Final Written Exam: 25% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
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WorkloadSix class hours a week. Students should contact the course convenor for details of class times.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Nguyen, L., Clark, M. and Nguyen Bich Thuan, Spoken Vietnamese for Beginners, Northern Illinois University 1994
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
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8800||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||Online||N/A|
|10245||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||Online||N/A|