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Vietnamese 5

Undergraduate | ANU-VIET3002 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Vietnamese 5

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

    • Use an active Vietnamese vocabulary of around 2500 items and a passive vocabulary of around 5000 items.
    • Comprehend multiple genres of texts on both general and academic matters, and recognise their implicit meanings, with the aid of a dictionary. Summarise, and critically engage with key points of texts read.
    • Describe their academic interest in Vietnamese and discuss and share opinions related to their areas of interest.
    • Compose clear and well-structured texts on more complex subjects; and present viewpoints with clarity, cohesion, and in a well-organised pattern.
    • Demonstrate understanding of Vietnamese culture and society, past and present, relevant to their area of academic interest.

Entry requirements

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


Completion of VIET2003 Vietnamese 4 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 Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for ANU-VIET3002 (Vietnamese 5) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this course 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

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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