Hone your Vietnamese skills through speech and writing. Cover areas of vocabulary including describing people, health, studies, money and more. Get to know the taboo and must-do parts of the language.
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active Vietnamese vocabulary of around 1,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 2,000 items.
- Recognise and use more complex grammatical forms of Vietnamese and draw on a broader vocabulary to write about or engage in conversation on familiar topics encountered in everyday life e.g. school, work and leisure activities.
- Communicate appropriately with native speakers on topics such as health and illness, seeing a doctor, renting a house, describing places, people and personality, and talking about one’s experiences.
- Produce clear and coherent written text and oral speech on familiar topics using appropriate linking words.
- Develop a general understanding of Sino-Vietnamese vocabulary and comprehend the most common Sino-Vietnamese prefixes and suffixes.
- Demonstrate a cultural understanding and awareness of “taboos” and “need-to-do” things in formal communication in Vietnam.
Each week students are expected to study for at least 10 hours as follows:
- 90 minutes studying the written and audio materials for the week e.g. dialogues/ conversations, oral practice and vocabulary, and preparing for the next lesson.
- 180 minutes, participating in two 90-minute online sessions.
- 120 minutes reviewing the online lessons e.g. reviewing the class recordings, organising their notes and studying new grammar and vocabulary introduced in class.
- 90 minutes completing regular exercises and self-practice, and reviewing feedback on their work.
- 120 minutes of independent study
Students are expected to study for at least 10 hours for the exams.
- This course covers Unit 1 to 6 of the VSL 2 textbook (textbook and all course materials will be be provided on Wattle)
- 1. Unit 1: Ông muốn mua gì ạ? What would you like to buy, please?
- 2. Unit 2: Hôm nay trông anh có vẻ mệt You look tired today
- 3. Unit 3: Anh có nhắn gì không ạ? Would you like to leave a message, please?
- 5. Unit 4: Cô đã đi Hà Nội bao giờ chưa? What’s time is it, Miss?
- 5. Unit 5: Phòng loại một bao nhiêu một đêm? How much per night is the first class room?
- 6. Unit 6: Chị ấy làm nghề gì vậy? What does she do for a living?
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
Completion of VIET1003 Vietnamese 2 or demonstration of equivalent level through completion of a placement test. Students with prior knowledge of the language will be required to take a placement test. Students are not permitted to enrol in a subject that is lower than the level they achieve in the placement test, or a lower level than a subject they have already completed. Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for ANU-VIET2002 (Vietnamese 3) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level.
- Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this subject students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser • Reliable internet access • Access to a scanner or smartphone
Vietnamese 3 is a dynamic, intermediate-level course. Students gain comprehensive and communicative skills involved in real-world scenarios that require complex forms of grammatical constructions. This course consolidates and refines students’ ability to naturally employ their Vietnamese language skills acquired at previous levels of study. Through regular feedback and activities encouraging the development of spoken and written communication, students will learn to confidently navigate issues such as health and illness, housing and renting travel arrangements, and culturally appropriate self-expression. In addition to increasingly complex grammatical structures, this course introduces the Sino-Vietnamese vocabulary and cultural knowledge to prepare students for formal communication in Vietnam.
Via face-to-face video at a set time prescribed by the University. Please be aware of potential time zone differences.
Indicative Assessment Periodic Weekly Assignments (40) [LO 1,2] Mid-term Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3] Final Oral Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3] Mid-term Written Exam (15) [LO 1,2,3,4] Final Written Exam (15) [LO 1,2,3,4] Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4] 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.
- 8 weekly assignments (40%)
- Mid-term oral presentation (10%)
- Final oral presentation (15%)
- Mid-term written test (10%)
- Final written test (15%)
- Class participation: active class participation (10%)
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