GENERAL VIETNAMESE COURSES
General Vietnamese Courses

Our courses vary from beginner to advanced levels, designed to meet diverse needs in learning Vietnamese and navigating cultural encounters in daily communicative, academic and professional settings of foreigners and Vietnamese diaspora members who are currently residing in Saigon and nearby towns and provinces.

TAILORED COURSES
Tailored Courses

Apart from all pre-made courses above, Nam Thi Vietnamese Language Center also provides courses catering to special requirements of individuals, groups, organisations, and companies to maximise learning efficiency.

THEMATIC COURSES
Thematic Courses

Focus on real-life experiences involving the language, history, travel, cuisine, heritage, architecture and culture of Vietnamese people in Saigon – the South.

Level
Elementary
Intermediate
Advanced
Result
6
Advanced 4
Advanced 3
Can understand most written and spoken content with ease. Can summarise different sources of information in written and spoken form in a logical and comprehensive order; can communicate with precision and fluency; can identify intricate shifts in meaning in complex situations.
5
Advanced 2
Advanced 1
Can identify and understand connotations in long texts with extensive content. Can fluently and promptly express ideas without difficulty in lexical use; can flexibly and efficiently use Vietnamese to serve social interactions, academic works and areas of expertise; can write clear and coherent passages about complex topics; can show the ability to control text organisation and effectively use transitions and discourse markers.
4
Intermediate 4
Intermediate 3
Can understand the main ideas of fairly complicated texts on various topics, including those within their own areas of expertise. Can fluently and naturally communicate with Vietnamese people, can write comprehensive and detailed passages on various topics and present their own perspectives on an issue, as well as identify advantages and disadvantages of different options.
3
Intermediate 2
Intermediate 1
Can understand the main ideas of a clear, standard paragraph or speech on familiar topics in work, school, and entertainment. Can handle most situations in which Vietnamese is used; can write simple paragraphs on familiar topics or own interests; can describe experiences, events, personal requirements, and briefly present reasons, opinions and plans.
2
Elementary 4
Elementary 3
Can understand commonly-used sentences and communicative structures in popular topics such as family, themselves, shopping, asking for directions, jobs. Can exchange information on simple and familiar topics in daily life; can broadly describe themselves, the surrounding environment and essential needs.
1
Elementary 2
Elementary 1
Can understand and use familiar language structures; can use basic vocabulary to communicate in certain contexts: introduce themselves and others; present information related to themselves such as living areas, family members/friends and others. Can take part in simple conversations if their partner speaks slowly and clearly as well as willingly offer language support.

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Vietnamese language has been taught in some of the most prestigious universities in Asia and all over the world as well as recognised as a subject in the university entrance exam in Korea, a specialised subject in several language-specialising high schools in Japan, and an optional language course in the 12-grade high school education system in Taiwan.

 

Prof. Dr. Nguyễn Thiện Nam