- Code VIET3003
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Yen Le
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2021
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This course is available for remote (online) learning only.
The course focuses on language usage at an independent 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 culture, religion, social institutions, recreation and sports. A speaking weekly program forms a part of the course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active vocabulary of around 4,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 7,000 items.
- Demonstrate an easy recognition of and analyse a wide range of texts on both general and academic matters.
- Express personal viewpoints fluently, clearly, and precisely in well-structured patterns on academically complex subjects.
- Demonstrate a sophisticated socio-cultural awareness of sensitive issues in contemporary Vietnamese society.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Advanced level of Vietnamese.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to undertake a language proficiency assessment 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 undertake a language proficiency assessment 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 1,2,3,4]
- Mid-term Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- 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
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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