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UGRD > VIET > 101

Elementary Vietnamese I

An introduction to Vietnamese language and culture. The course is designed for students with no or very little knowledge of Vietnamese. The course develops the foundation of students four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing through the interactive and communicative approach. It also provides a comprehensive and systematic survey of the fundamentals of Vietnamese phonetics, spelling rules, grammar and usage of vocabulary. In addition to the main textbook, supplementary materials taken from newspapers and magazines, films and TV programs in Vietnamese are used to enhance students language competency.

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