Elementary Vietnamese

Author: Binh Nhu Ngo
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 0804845328
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is a complete Vietnamese language course designed for college or high school–level classroom use or self–study. Since its publication in 1998, Elementary Vietnamese has become the leading book for anyone wishing to learn Vietnamese, and an invaluable resource for people traveling, studying or working in Vietnam. This beginner Vietnamese book was originally developed for classroom use at Harvard University, where it has been field-tested for many years. This revised Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in Vietnamese speech patterns and culture over the past decade. The primary focus of Elementary Vietnamese is to assist learners in developing necessary skills in listening, speaking, writing and reading the language. It serves a secondary function as a general introduction to modern Vietnamese society and culture, with dialogues, cultural notes, exercises and readings drawn from contemporary life and popular media there. Elementary Vietnamese is designed for efficient self-study as well as for use in a college-level classroom. Features of the Third Edition include: Many hours of new audio recordings by native Vietnamese speakers. Innovative pronunciation drills to help you to achieve near-native pronunciation ability. New usage examples, cultural notes, and exercises along with photos showing life in Vietnam today. A guide for instructors ("New Edition Notes") detailing changes made in the Third Edition. The MP3 audio recordings which accompany this book are of native Vietnamese speakers. These recordings cover: All dialogues, narratives and vocabulary. Grammar and usage notes. Everyday Vietnamese idioms and expressions. A unique set of pronunciation drills to help you speak like a native. Commonly-used proverbs, to help you speak and understand colloquial Vietnamese.

Continuing Vietnamese

Author: Binh Nhu Ngo
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 0804845336
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Foreign Language Study

"Quite simply the most serious early intermediate textbook currently available for thoughtful American students at the university level."—Professor Stephen O'Harrow, Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa This is a second-year, intermediate Vietnamese language course designed for high school, college or self-study. Continuing Vietnamese is your next step toward master; it follows the best–selling, linguistically–based Elementary Vietnamese, and helps you progress to an intermediate level of communicating in Vietnamese. Invaluable for anyone planning to travel, study or work in Vietnam, this complete language course has been extensively tested at Harvard University. The accompanying MP3 audio CD helps to develop listening comprehension and ensure correct pronunciation. The book contains ten lessons, each composed of two parts. Part 1, the dialogue part, introduces the learner to conversational Vietnamese as it's currently spoken in Hanoi so that the learner will be able to participate in engaging conversation on a variety of topics. Part 2, the narrative part, includes written materials that are characteristic of forma Vietnamese. It aims to develop the learner's reading and writing skills as well as speaking skills. The lessons focuses on various aspects of life in present–day Vietnam, including topics such as culture, history, geography, economy, theater, music, tourism, literature, poetry,cinema and sports. Each lesson helps you to learn Vietnamese by building your Vietnamese proficiency using several complementary elements to thoroughly develop your skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Key features of Continuing Vietnamese include: MP3 Audio files offering native speakers' renditions of all the dialogues and narratives, vocabulary, grammar and usage explanations, everyday Vietnamese expressions, pronunciation drills and exercises, and even some popular Vietnamese proverbs. Exercises and practice activities which hone your skills throughout the learning process. Cultural notes that help bring Vietnam to life. A contemporary focus on today's Vietnamese speech patterns. A format that sharpens all four language skills: listening, speaking, writing and reading.

Beginner s Vietnamese

Author: Robert M. Quinn
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105017411716
Release Date: 1995-10-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Up-to-date language instruction guide for students with little or no background in Vietnamese. This book also teaches about the country's history and culture, including social customs, dining out and other daily issues. Also provided are basic language skills, vocabulary, grammar and phrases to move about freely in the country.

Ch o B n

Author: Tri C. Tran
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761837361
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Chao Ban! is an interactive language program of introductory Vietnamese intended for use by non-native students, as well as students of Vietnamese heritage without a solid knowledge of the language. The entire program uses the communicative approach, which focuses on teaching the language for the ultimate purpose of using it in everyday settings. Chao Ban! consists of a textbook and workbook manual that adhere to the following practical objectives: to make the whole program straightforward in presentation, user-friendly, practical, interesting to students, and most importantly culture-based."

Making Out in Vietnamese

Author: Peter Constantine
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462913602
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Making Out in Vietnamese is a fun, accessible and thorough Vietnamese phrase book and guide to the Vietnamese language as it's really spoken. Anh dien cuong vi em! Chung ta gap lai sau duoc khong?—(I'm crazy about you! Can we meet again?) Answer this correctly in Vietnamese and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be hurting someone's feelings or getting a slap! Vietnamese classes and textbooks tend to spend a lot of time rehearsing for the same fictitious scenarios but chances are while in Vietnam you will spend a lot more time trying to make new friends or start new romances—something you may not be prepared for. If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to Vietnam and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use Vietnamese phrasebook makes this possible. Making Out in Vietnamese has been carefully designed to act as a guide to modern colloquial Vietnamese for use in everyday informal interactions—giving access to the sort of catchy Vietnamese expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. Each expression is written in Vietnamese next to the English, so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This Vietnamese phrasebook includes: A guide to pronouncing Vietnamese words correctly. Explanations of basic Vietnamese grammar, such as, personal pronouns and tones. A guide to male and female usage. Authentic Vietnamese script (Chu Nom) as well as simplified phonetic spellings for all phrases. Useful and interesting notes on Vietnamese language and culture. Lots of colorful, fun and useful expressions not covered in other phrasebooks. Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making Out in Burmese, Making Out in Tagalog, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Arabic, Making Out in English, More Making Out in Korean, and More Making Out in Japanese.

Teach Yourself Vietnamese Complete Course Book Only

Author: Dana Healy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0071434321
Release Date: 2004-01-23
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Checking into Ho Chi Min City? Teach yourself Vietnamese! With Teach Yourself it's possible for virtually anyone to learn and experience the languages of the world, from Afrikaans to Zulu; Ancient Greek to Modern Persian; Beginner's Latin to Biblical Hebrew. Follow any of the Teach Yourself Language Courses at your own pace or use them as a supplement to formal courses. These complete courses are professionally designed for self-guided study, making them one of the most enjoyable and easy to use language courses you can find. Prepared by experts in the language, each course begins with the basics and gradually promotes the student to a level of smooth and confident communication, including: Step-by-step guide to pronunciation and grammar Regular and irregular verb tables Plenty of practice exercises and answers Practical vocabulary and a bilingual glossary Clear, uncluttered, and user-friendly layout An exploration of the culture And much more

Elementary Vietnamese

Author: Binh Nhu Ngo
Publisher:
ISBN: UVA:X004683034
Release Date: 1999-09-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Newly revised, "Elementary Vietnamese "is a complete college-level language course. It uses examples from media and culture to teach the language and provide a general introduction to modern Vietnamese society and culture. "Elementary Vietnamese "is essential for anyone planning to travel, study, or work in Vietnam.

Tree or Three Cassettes 2

Author: Ann Baker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521263557
Release Date: 1984-01-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Tree or Three? provides enjoyable practice in the pronunciation of English sounds, word stress and intonation for beginner-level students.

Vietnamese for Beginners

Author: Jake Catlett
Publisher: Paiboon Pub.
ISBN: 1887521860
Release Date: 2008-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is the second edition of the book Vietnemese for Beginners by Jake Catlett. It contains the book and three CDs. This edition is much improved from the first one. The Vietnamese language made easy! Vietnamese for Beginners is designed for either self-study or classroom use. It teaches all four language skills - speaking, listening (when used in conjunction with the audio), reading and writing; and offers clear, easy, step-by-step instruction building on what has been previously learned. Lots of exercises and useful phrases. Very user-friendly and fun to use. There is an audio version that follows the book. Three CDs are available separately.

Vietnamese Stories for Language Learners

Author: Tri C. Tran
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462919567
Release Date: 2017-12-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Vietnamese Stories for Language Learners—a language learning experience for beginner to intermediate students of the Vietnamese language. Nothing introduces students and cultural enthusiasts to a language and people better than stories. Intended for Vietnamese language students or heritage learners, the stories in this volume present the everyday vocabulary and grammar in use in Vietnam today. Forty folk stories have been edited and simplified for learning purposes and are presented in parallel Vietnamese and English versions to facilitate language learning. These delightful Vietnamese folktales immediately animate the culture, offering readers a glimpse of the social, cultural and religious aspects of Vietnamese society in bygone eras. The English translations allow readers who are not yet studying the language to experience the wisdom and humor in these traditional, well-loved stories. An audio CD in Vietnamese helps students improve their pronunciation and inflection and introduces readers to the uniquely Vietnamese story of storytelling. Discussion questions, vocabulary and cultural notes are provided at the end of each story.

Continuing Korean

Author: Ross King
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462914920
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is a complete and effective intermediate–level Korean textbook and Korean language learning package It is the next book in the Elementary Korean series and takes student's abilities to read comprehend Korean, speak Korean, read Korean, and write Korean to the next level. Continuing Korean is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex structure of Korean language. It offers a full range of field-tested exercises that will help readers build their confidence and fluency in the Korean language. Each lesson includes Korean dialogues, vocabulary, lesson notes and detailed breakdowns of the grammatical structure under discussion, and exercises. The downloadable audio is another great way to learn Korean and ensures correct pronunciation and helps to build listening comprehension.

Tuttle Compact Vietnamese Dictionary

Author: Phan Van Giuong
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462918331
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is a compact and user–friendly Vietnamese dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Vietnamese Dictionary is the most up–to–date and complete Vietnamese dictionary yet published. An essential tool to learn Vietnamese, it is written for English speakers and other non–native users who need to look up Vietnamese terms, and can also be used by Vietnamese speakers who are learning English. This dictionary has 25,000 entries covering all contemporary terms likely to be used in educational or business settings. The layout is user–friendly and attractive. Headwords are displayed in blue—this helps the reader to locate words quickly. Information on parts of speech, idiomatic expressions and sample sentences showing the us of the words in context are given for each entry. English pronunciations are given in the English to Vietnamese language section. A comprehensive pronunciation guide and detailed notes on Japanese grammar are also included. Completely comprehensive and up–to–date with over 25,000 entries. Contains English–Vietnamese and Vietnamese–English Clear, user—friendly layout with idioms, and sample sentences given. The ideal dictionary for students, teachers and business people.

Periplus Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary

Author: Phan Van Giuong
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462910748
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Look up words quickly and easily with this travel-sized Vietnamese dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Vietnam Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Vietnamese. It features all the essential Vietnamese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to Vietnam much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Vietnamese dictionary and Vietnamese to English dictionary Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary contains important notes on the Vietnamese language, Vietnamese grammar and Vietnamese pronunciation. All words are written in Romanized Vietnamese so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This Vietnamese dictionary contains: Bidirectional English-Vietnamese and Vietnamese-English sections Over 15,000 essential words and expressions Headwords printed in bold for quick and easy reference Latest computer, mobile phone, Internet and social media terms A basic overview of grammar and pronunciation

Remembering Slavery

Author: Ira Berlin
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 9781595587633
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: History

"A Best Book of the Year" —Library Journal and Booklist Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the 1930s by researchers working with the Federal Writer's Project, this astonishing collection makes available in print the only known recordings of people who actually experienced slavery--recordings that had gathered dust in the Library of Congress until they were rendered audible for the first time specifically for this collection. Heralded as "a minor miracle" (Ted Koppel, Nightline), "powerful and intense" (Atlanta Journal Constitution), and "invaluable" (Chicago Tribune), Remembering Slavery is sure to enrich readers for years to come. "Gripping and poignant... Moving recollections fill a void in the slavery literature." —The Washington Post Book World "Chilling [and] riveting... This project will enrich every American home and classroom." —Publisher's Weekly "Quite literally, history comes alive in this unparalleled work." —Library Journal "Ira Berlin's fifty-page introduction is as good a synthesis of current scholarship as one will find, filled with fresh insights for any reader." —The San Diego Union Tribune

Essential Vietnamese

Author: Phan Van Giuong
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462913404
Release Date: 2013-11-26
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This portable, user–friendly Vietnamese language guide, phrasebook and dictionary is the cheapest and easiest way to learn Vietnamese before and during your trip. If you only want to purchase one Vietnamese language book—Essential Vietnamese is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's Essential Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of Vietnam and is also designed as a Vietnamese phrasebook, making it the most versatile Vietnamese language learning tool on the market. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to Vietnam or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as a Vietnamese phrase book or as an English–Vietnamese Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Vietnamese without the need to say a single word or read a single character. In addition, language involving terms and phrases covering the latest technology devices, using social media, and tips on the essentials of travel like arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, is also effectively covered in extraordinary detail. Essential Vietnamese includes: Over 1,500 essential sentences for everyday use. A glossary containing over 2,000 terms and expressions. A handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily. Extensive information about Vietnamese Grammar and Pronunciation. Latest Vietnamese vocabulary and phrases for smart phones, social media and more. This beginner Vietnamese book will help you to quickly and easily learn Vietnamese. Your ability to read Vietnamese, write Vietnamese, speak Vietnamese, and comprehend Vietnamese will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Vietnamese language class.