• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Vietnamese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Bao Thai
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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An intermediate level of Vietnamese with an emphasis on active oral and writing skills.  This program consolidates and builds on the foundation set in the first year.  It focuses on active production of language in selected contexts to promote active recall of vocabulary items and their usage in the appropriate context using the correct grammatical form in accordance with accepted conversational conventions.  A reading program forms a part of the program.

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 Intermediate level of Vietnamese to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 1,400 items and a passive vocabulary of around 3,000 items.
2. Recognise and use the main structures of standard Vietnamese on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school and at leisure.
3. Communicate appropriately with native speakers in the most commonly occurring situations; produce simple, connected texts on familiar topics and those of personal interest; and describe experiences, dreams, hopes or viewpoints and future plans.
4. Demonstrate a cultural understanding and awareness of “taboos” and “need-to-do” things in formal communication 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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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed VIET6007 or 6103 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed VIET2002.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed text:
Nguyen L., Clark M., and Nguyen Bich Thuan, Spoken Vietnamese for Beginners, Norther Illinois University, 1994
Nguyen Bich Thuan, Contemporary Vietnamese: An Intermediate Text, Northern Illinois University, 1996.

Recommended text:
Ton-That Quynh-Du, Learning Vietnamese for speakers of English Book 3, Dept Asian Languages and Studies, Monash University, 1994

Specialisations

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 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2271 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
ANU Online
3573 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 Online N/A

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