Adult Beginner 101

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Fall Semester 2018

Adult Beginner 101 classes begin September 12, 2018 and end December 5, 2018. They take place every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. 
View our full class schedule below, or register online for this class by scrolling to the bottom of this page.


Who should take this class?

Students ages 14+, who have 

  • No prior experience or formal study speaking, reading, writing, or listening to Vietnamese OR

  • Some experience with the language but have not been formally taught and still need to build a strong foundation in Vietnamese 

* Students under 18 years old must provide written permission from a parent or guardian prior to enrolling.

What do students learn?

  • Vietnamese alphabet and tones
  • Pronunciation patterns and how to pronounce words
  • Everyday phrases and vocabulary
    • Dining out
    • Greeting family members
    • Describing yourself
    • Directions and places
  • Vietnamese customs

Meet your teacher, Trang Thân

More information to come soon...


Class Schedule

Weeks 1-3: Tones, alphabet, greetings
Weeks 4-6: Dipthongs, sentence structure, introductions
Weeks 7-9: Everyday phrases and vocabulary
Weeks 10-12: Assessments

To review our class policies, which include information on late registration, cancellations, and refunds, please click here

Additional Details

Assessments will take the form of homework, quizzes and in-class participation.

Class materials include the textbook Tiếng Việt, Vietnamese for Beginners Volume 1 by Phan Văn Giưỡng, which is provided for students. Students are expected to bring their own writing supplies, including paper, pencils, erasers, etc. 


Class descriptions and scheduling are subject to change.
Review our Code of CONDUCT, cancellation and refund policies here.


I'm ready to register for this class! What now?

Please register for classes online via our secure checkout system. Simply add the number of registrations to your shopping cart, fill out information for each student, and pay online. You'll receive a confirmation email after completing your purchase, and we'll reach out with further details a week before class starts. If you have any additional questions, please contact us here.

Adult Beginner 101
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