- Code VIET2003
- 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
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active vocabulary of around 2,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 4,000 items.
- Recognise and use the main structures of semi-complex Vietnamese on various topics, including those related to their area of academic interest.
- 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.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of present-day social life in Vietnam.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Intermediate level of Vietnamese.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the placement test site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to take a language placement test to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.
Relevant past experience includes:
- Previous study of the language (both formal and informal, for example but not limited to, at school, or, home, or through online activities, etc.)
- Being exposed to the language in childhood via a family member or friend
- Travel or living in a country where the language is spoken
- The language being spoken in your home (even if you do not speak it yourself)
Students who are not sure if they need to take a placement test should seek advice from the course or language convenor. Students who intentionally misrepresent their language proficiency level may be investigated under the Academic Misconduct Rule 2015 as having failed to comply with assessment directions and having sought unfair advantage. This may results in a penalty such as reduced grades or failure of the course.
Students are not permitted to enrol in a language course below one that they have already successfully completed, except with permission of the language and/or course convenor.
- 10 Weekly Assignments (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Mid-term Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3]
- Final Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3]
- Mid-term Written Exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Written Exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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WorkloadFour hours per week. Students should contact the course convenor for details of class times.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8074||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||Online||N/A|
|9626||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||Online||N/A|