Further your Vietnamese oral and writing skills at an upper-intermediate level. Learn to verbalise daily activities including travel, social customs and education. This course includes a special focus on reading.
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- 24 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active Vietnamese vocabulary of around 2,000 items and a passive vocabulary of around 3,000 items.
- Recognise and use more complex structural forms and broader vocabulary on various topics, including those related to their areas of academic interest.
- Interact with ease with native speakers at natural speed on a wide range of subjects; express more complex ideas; engage in discussions on topics of personal interest; and present viewpoints with clarity and coherence.
- Develop skills in media Vietnamese; comprehend the main ideas of news broadcasted in Vietnamese in slow speed and news articles written in Vietnamese, with the aid of a dictionary.
- Demonstrate understanding of key cultural values and present-day social life 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.
- Course introduction
- Chapter One: Mô Tả Người (Describing People) –
- Giới thiệu và Ý Kiến của Bạn
- Chapter One (Cont.): Mô tả người (Describing People)
- Chapter Two: Sức Khoẻ (Health)
- Chapter Two (Cont.): Sức Khoẻ (Health)
- Chapter Three (Cont.): Học Tập (Studies)
- Chapter Three: Học Tập (Studies)
- Midterm Oral Presentation & Midterm Written Examination
- Chapter Three (Cont.): Học Tập (Studies)
- Chapter Four: Tiền Bạc (Money)
- Chaprer Four (Cont.): Tiền Bạc (Money)
- Chapter Five: Hình Như Tôi Đã Gặp Anh Ở Đâu Rồi Thì Phải? (It seems we have met somewhere, is that correct?)
- Chapter Five (Cont.): Hình Như Tôi Đã Gặp Anh Ở Đâu Rồi Thì Phải? (It seems we have met somewhere, is that correct?)
- Review for Exam
- Final Oral Presentation & Final Written Examination
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
Completion of VIET2002 Vietnamese 3 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-VIET2003 (Vietnamese 4) 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 4 is specifically designed to assist students in their ongoing development of Vietnamese language skills at an upper-Intermediate level, emphasizing active and contextual language production. Alongside this focus on language acquisition and refinement, students will gain an increased understanding of the Vietnamese language that reflects cultural values, and they will learn about traditional and modern Vietnamese society via textual and visual materials composed in Vietnamese. Through the study of contemporary materials, in particular, students will become familiar with the language of news media and popular culture.
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 be used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
- 6 weekly assignments (30%)
- Mid-term oral presentation (15%)
- Final oral presentation (15%)
- Mid-term written test (15%)
- Final written test (15%)
- Class participation: active class participation (10%)
Current study term: 23 Jul 23 to 27 Oct 23
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