Book Title: Basic Vietnamese
Book Description: Basic Vietnamese is an interactive textbook for true novice and low-novice learners, aiming to help students reach Novice high or Intermediate low proficiency according to ACTFL standards. With 15 chapters and nine pronunciation sections, the book covers essential grammar, vocabulary, and cultural insights. Engaging multimedia materials and interactive activities, designed with native speakers, provide an authentic learning experience. Through a combination of pedagogical approaches, students develop well-rounded language skills for everyday situations.
Basic Vietnamese is a comprehensive, interactive textbook designed for true novice and low-novice learners of the Vietnamese language. The book aims to help students achieve Novice high or Intermediate low proficiency according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) standards. With 15 chapters and nine pronunciation sections, this resource covers essential grammar structures, practical vocabulary, and cultural insights.
Each chapter in the book follows a consistent pattern, featuring conversations, useful vocabulary, grammar structures, culture notes (when applicable), and further practice exercises. The book introduces phonetics in the first part, across nine separate sections. Specific learning outcomes are provided for each chapter, focusing on communication goals. Interactive activities and multimedia materials, compiled and designed with the help of native speakers, ensure authenticity and engaging learning experiences.
Drawing from a combination of pedagogical approaches, Basic Vietnamese encourages both inductive and deductive learning, allowing students to grasp language concepts through context and analysis. The book emphasizes the development of all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), fostering well-rounded proficiency.
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