Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1 - Short Courses Sydney

Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1

What you'll learn

Start your Vietnamese language learning with our Vietnamese language short courses online & in Sydney!

This online Vietnamese beginner's course is the perfect course to start your journey and build a solid foundation. Here you'll learn how to communicate in Vietnamese in a relaxed, practical, and interactive class.

Explore how to have conversations with simple vocabulary and basic sentences while being introduced to the beautiful Vietnamese culture. Vietnamese is a tonal language, so our professional tutor will help you to train your ears so you can recognise the different tones that can change the meaning of a word.

At the end of this Vietnamese beginners course, you will have acquired several essential language skills - enough to have a basic conversation with someone from Vietnam. 

Course Highlights

  • Build a strong foundation in Vietnamese language skills
  • Learn to engage in practical conversations using simple vocabulary and basic sentences
  • Train your ears to distinguish and use the various tones that influence word meanings in Vietnamese, a tonal language
  • Explore the rich Vietnamese culture as you learn the language
  • Continue your learning journey with our Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 2 upon course completion.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Vietnamese beginners course, you should be able to

  • Recognise and speak the different tones, and understand how they correspond to the letters in the Vietnamese alphabet
  • Understand the differences between the North and South Vietnamese accents
  • Greet people and introduce yourself and others
  • Ask for and give directions
  • Ask for information about travel, places and people’s professions
  • Count in Vietnamese, including lower numbers, as well as the larger numbers used in currency
  • Talk about modes of transport, travel times, distance, etc
  • Use the past, present, and future tense
  • Ask the price of an item or service
  • Use prepositions to describe things
  • Tell the time and talk about different times of the day, mealtimes and routines, etc.
  • Say the days of a week and months of the year
  • Use the rules of simple grammar to ask why, when, where questions
  • Understand the Vietnamese culture and use appropriate etiquette when communicating in Vietnamese
  • Enhanced your career prospects

Course content

This Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1 covers

Topics

  • Numbers and alphabet
  • Introducing and greeting
  • Places, directions, and transportations
  • Times and seasons
  • Hobbies and activities
  • Vietnamese culture

Grammar

  • Recognise and speak different tones
  • Recognise and understand different accents
  • Simple sentence structure
  • Ask questions
  • Preposition
  • Past, present, and future tenses
  • Describe things using adjectives

Intended audience

This Beginners Vietnamese course is ideal for

  • Language enthusiasts
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their language skills for career advancement
  • Travel enthusiasts planning to explore Vietnam 
  • Anyone who has a passion for learning new languages and cultures

Pre-requisite

  • This course is designed for complete beginners. No prior language skills are required.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Textbook & Resources

Please purchase the course textbook for Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1 and Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 2:

Colloquial Vietnamese - The Complete Course for Beginners
ISBN: 9781138950238

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start). The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee.

Certificate of completion

Achievement Recognition

Upon successfully completing the course with at least 80% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate serves as a testament to your commitment and effort in mastering the Vietnamese language. It can be a valuable addition to your resume, showcasing your dedication to personal and professional growth.

Additional information

  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.
  • Enrol in 3 Vietnamese language courses and get automatically 15% off!

Continue to learn and thrive in Vietnamese with our Vietnamese language classes.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Bao taught English as a Second Language in Vietnam to local students at Vung Tau Community College, covering basic to pre-intermediate levels. Since coming to Australia he has successfully drawn...

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Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1

<p>Start your Vietnamese language learning with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/vietnamese">Vietnamese language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney!<

...
$390 $351 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351
Enrol in 3 Vietnamese language courses and get automatically 15% off!
Vietnamese Course: Beginners Level 1

<p>Start your Vietnamese language learning with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/vietnamese">Vietnamese language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney!<

...
$390 $351 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351
Enrol in 3 Vietnamese language courses and get automatically 15% off!

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