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Colloquial Vietnamese

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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Description

COLLOQUIAL VIETNAMESE is easy to use and completely up to date!

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Vietnamese. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

What makes this new edition of Colloquial Vietnamese your best choice in personal language learning?

  • Interactive—lots of exercises for regular practice
  • Clear—concise grammar points
  • Practical—useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
  • Complete—including answer key and reference section

Whether you’re a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism; you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday—if you’d like to get up and running with Vietnamese, this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide variety of everyday situations.

Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquial pack. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material compliments the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Contents

@stoc: Introduction

Alphabet, Tones & Sounds

Units

  1. Hello
  2. At the Airport
  3. Arriving at the Hotel
  4. Making a Phone Call
  5. On the Streets
  6. In a Restaurant
  7. At the Market
  8. Visiting Sights in Hanoi and Hue
  9. A Day in Hu
  10. Touring Dalat and Saigon
  11. When Young People Have a Chat
  12. Making Travel Plans for Next Week
  13. A Day at the Beach
  14. Returning to Hanoi and Saying Goodbye

Key to Exercises

Vietnamese-English Glossary

English-Vietnamese Glossary

Reference Grammar

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.

Name: Colloquial Vietnamese: 2nd Edition (Pack - Book & CD)Routledge 
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, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Vietnamese. No prior knowledge of the language is...
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