- Code VIET3002
- 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
The course focuses on language usage at an advanced level in a number of selected settings directly relevant to life in Vietnam. Contexts of language use include aspects of life in Vietnam such as education system, family, social institutions and tourism. A reading program including selected writings by twentieth-century Vietnamese authors forms a part of the course.
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 level of Vietnamese to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 3,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 5,000 items.
2. Recognise and use a wide range of demanding, argumentative texts on both general and academic matters, and recognize their implicit meanings.
3. Respond spontaneously and with confidence to contemporary issues related to different age and career groups; compose clear and well-structured texts on complex subjects; and present viewpoints with clarity, cohesion, and in a well-organized pattern.
4. Demonstrate a good understanding of present-day Vietnam relevant to their area of academic interest.
10 Weekly Assignments: 20% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
Mid-term Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
Final Oral Presentation: 10% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
Mid-term Written Exam: 30% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
Final Written Exam: 30% (L1, 2, 3 &4)
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WorkloadFour hours per week. Students should contact the course convenor for details of class times.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Hue, Nguyen Van (ed), Vietnamese as a Second Language IV (VSL 4), College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University- HCMC, 2003
Nguyen Bich Thuan, Contemporary Vietnamese: An Intermediate Text, Northern Illinois University, 1996
Phan Van Giuong, Modern Vietnamese, Stage Three, Victoria University, 1996Phan Van Giuong, Modern Vietnamese, Stage Four, Victoria University, 1996
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