• 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 UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Thuy Pham
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

This course is an upper intermediate level of Vietnamese with an emphasis on active oral and writing skills. It focuses on communicating in Vietnamese in the context of daily life activities in Vietnam and places an emphasis on areas of accommodation, travel, social customs and education. A reading program forms an integral part of the syllabus.   

Learning Outcomes

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 Upper Intermediate level of Vietnamese to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 2,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 4,000 items.
2. Recognise and use the main structures of semi-complex Vietnamese on various topics, including those related to their area of academic interest.
3. Interact confidently, appropriately and with ease with native speakers on a wide range of subjects; compose clear and detailed texts on topics of general personal interest; and present viewpoints with clarity and coherence.
4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of present-day social life in Vietnam.

Indicative Assessment

10 Weekly Assignments: 20% (L1, 2 &3)

Mid-term Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2 &3)

Final Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2 &3)

Mid-term Written Exam: 30% (L1, 2, 3 &4)

Final Written Exam: 30% (L1, 2, 3 &4)

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Workload

Four hours per week. Students should contact the course convenor for details of class times.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed VIET2002. Incompatible with VIET6003

Prescribed Texts

Nguyen Bich Thuan, Contemporary Vietnamese: An Intermediate Text, Northern Illinois University, 1996
Hue, Nguyen Van (ed), Vietnamese as a Second Language III (VSL 3), College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University- HCMC, 2003

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:
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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
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 Class Summary
On-campus
7262 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
ANU Online
9209 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 Online N/A

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