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On satisfying the requirements of this subject, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Upper Intermediate level of Vietnamese 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.
In order to achieve these learning outcomes, each week students are expected to study for five hours as follows:
- 60 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week
- 180 minutes, participating in two 90 minute online sessions
- 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises
Besides, the students are expected to spend at least 5 hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work.
- 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
This subject 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.
Via face-to-face video at a set time prescribed by the University. Please be aware of potential time zone differences.
- 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: 25 Jul 21 to 29 Oct 21
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