• 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
    • Thuy Pham
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This program builds on the previous program, VIET6102. 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

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.

Indicative Assessment

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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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed VIET6102 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed VIET1003 or VIET1007.

Prescribed Texts

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

Recommended text:
Ton-That Quynh-Du, Learning Vietnamese for speakers of English Book 3, Dept Asian Languages and Studies, Monash University, 1994
Buu Khai, Learning Vietnamese – a guide to pronunciation, Vietnamese Language and Culture Publications, 1990
Thomson L, Vietnamese grammar, University Hawaii Press, 1988

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, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
ANU Online
8801 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 Online N/A

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