• 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.

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.

Other Information

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.

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)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Six class hours a week. Students should contact the course convenor for details of class times.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed VIET1002 or 1006. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed VIET1007 or VIET6103.

Prescribed Texts

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

Preliminary Reading

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

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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
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
OUA Online
7187 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online N/A
ANU Online
8442 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online N/A

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