Spelling & Pronunciation


August 2017

Classes take place Tuesdays in August from 6:30-8pm: 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22
Registration for this class closes on July 28.

price/student: $125


Who should take this class?

Students ages 14+, who

  • Have previously enrolled in any class at the Vietnamese School OR

  • Are new to the Vietnamese language and have not studied it previously OR

  • Have a basic foundation of Vietnamese but want to further hone their spelling and pronunciation skills

* Students under 18 years old must have approval from a parent or guardian prior to enrolling.

What do students learn?

  • Spelling conventions in Vietnamese
  • How to 'sound out' words
  • Pronunciation techniques, including diphthongs, tonal differentiation, and more

Meet your teacher, Thùy Phạm

Thùy was born in Sài Gòn and grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. She has been an organizing force within the Vietnamese community since 2004 and founded VHC's Vietnamese School. In her spare time, Thùy likes to watch football and mail handwritten letters to her friends and family.


Class Schedule

The first three weeks focus on reinforcing spelling conventions and pronunciation techniques. In the fourth and final week, students will participate in a spelling bee, complete with prizes!

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, in-class participation, and a spelling bee at the end of the course.

Class materials will consist of handouts provided by the teacher. 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 reach out to us here.

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