Is this the right course for me?
Are you looking for a course in Vietnamese written for the absolute beginner?
Do you want to set up a foundation in Vietnamese that will allow you to take your studies further? Get Started in Vietnamese will give you the ability to communicate confidently in Vietnamese and the tools you need to continue learning. Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online.
How will I learn?
Establish the four key language skills:
Acquire new information in attainable chunks
The course is broken down into ten main units and two review units. Each main unit contains an audio dialogue to help solidify your understanding of the spoken language, and key words and phrases to help build your vocabulary. Cultural content provides the relevant backdrop for the language, and exercises and end of unit tests help you check your progress and consolidate your learning. The emphasis of the course is placed on communication, rather than grammar, and all the teaching is in English, so that you will quickly and effortlessly get started in Vietnamese.
Dana Healy studied Vietnamese language and literature at Charles University, Prague. She now teaches courses in Vietnamese language and literature at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London.
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26 December 2014
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