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Colloquial Vietnamese

The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

By Bac Hoai Tran, Ha Minh Nguyen, Tuan Duc Vuong, Que Vuong

Routledge – 2012 – 282 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

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    April 11th 2012
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    April 12th 2012
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Description

Colloquial Vietnamese is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, this course provides a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Vietnamese. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Colloquial Vietnamese is:

  • interactive – with lots of dialogues and exercises for regular practice
  • clear – providing concise grammar notes
  • practical – with useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
  • complete – including answer key and special reference section.

By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in a broad range of situations.

Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquials Pack.

Contents

1. Hello 2. At the Airport 3. Arriving to the Hotel 4. Make a Phone Call 5. On a Street 6. At a Restaurant 7. At a Market 8. Visiting Hue and Hanoi 9. Going to the Bank 10. Touring Dalat and Saigon 11. A Friendly Conversation 12. Making Travel Plans for Next Week 13. A Day at the Beach 14. Returning to Hanoi and Saying Goodbye

Author Bio

Ha Minh Nguyen is a Lecturer in Vietnamese at The University of Texas at Austin.

Bac Hoai Tran is a Lecturer in Vietnamese at the University of California, Berkeley.

Tuan Duc Vuong has a master of arts from Hanoi University and was a language teacher for 18 years before being forced to leave Vietnam in 1979. He then studied modern language in London and worked as a language lecturer for the Diplomatic language centre of FCO and at SOAS.

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Description: By Bac Hoai Tran, Ha Minh Nguyen, Tuan Duc Vuong, Que Vuong. Colloquial Vietnamese is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, this course provides a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Vietnamese. No prior knowledge of the language is...
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