In Vietnamese, we seem not to have a word for “prefer”, instead, we say “like … more/better”. Some students say “thích hơn” as one word, but that’s not how we say it.
Make sure you say it right with this lesson.
In this lesson, you will learn 5 transition words from a short paragraph, including: First, Next, Besides, Forth, and Last.
Afraid that your Vietnamese is very limited to understand an authentic Vietnamese video? Vietnamese and English subtitles are available to help you better follow the story! Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate level, you can learn many useful expressions from this video. Check this out!
This lessons covers 12 useful expressions to ask your Vietnamese teacher or any Vietnamese person to repeat and to speak more slowly so you can follow what they’re saying.
You can change the word “Cô” (female teacher, Ms.) to “anh”, “chị”, “em”, etc. depending on whom you are talking to.
Aron has been studying Vietnamese with me for two months. Everyweek I ask him to write something in Vietnamese. This is one of his writings about his typical Saturday. You can learn how to talk about some daily activities such as: get up, have lunch, take a shower, meet friends, watch a movie, go to coffeeshop, and go to bed in Vietnamese.
Some vowel combinations are difficult to pronounce, even for Vietnamese people. ƯU and ƯƠU are two of those. In this lesson, let’s learn how we actually pronounce them in the Northern and Southern accents.
“Authentic Vietnamese with subtitles” aims to assist Vietnamese learners by providing them authentic Vietnamese materials with Vietnamese subtitles to reduce level of difficulty and increase efficiency in learning.
This report is about a man who teaches dance sport and yoga for people with disabilities. He gives me hope that we can together make this world a better place to live.
*I do not own this report. It is one of the reports in the program “Cuộc sống luôn tiếp diễn” (Life goes on) by AIA Vietnam.
*The report is in SOUTHERN accent.
In Southern accent, the V sound is pronounced in two ways, as /v/ and as /j/. People tend to pronounce the V as /v/ in more formal contexts, and as /j/ in less formal and less careful speech.
In this lesson, let’s listen to an extract of an interview with a woman from the Mekong Delta and pay attention to the way she pronounces the V sound.
“Qu” represents for the sound /kw/. In Southern accent, we usually drop the /k/ sound, so instead of /kw/, we just say /w/ for “qu”. Let’s learn how to pronounce words with “qu” like a Southerner in this lesson!
When you say “I like something very much”, you tend to translate word-by-word from English pattern, and say “Tôi thích … rất nhiều”. In this lesson, let’s learn how to fix this mistake and make your sentence sound more natural!
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