Checking into Ho Chi Min City? Teach yourself Vietnamese! With Teach Yourself it's possible for virtually anyone to learn and experience the languages of the world, from Afrikaans to Zulu; Ancient Greek to Modern Persian; Beginner's Latin to Biblical Hebrew. Follow any of the Teach Yourself Language Courses at your own pace or use them as a supplement to formal courses. These complete courses are professionally designed for self-guided study, making them one of the most enjoyable and easy to use language courses you can find. Prepared by experts in the language, each course begins with the basics and gradually promotes the student to a level of smooth and confident communication, including: Step-by-step guide to pronunciation and grammar Regular and irregular verb tables Plenty of practice exercises and answers Practical vocabulary and a bilingual glossary Clear, uncluttered, and user-friendly layout An exploration of the culture And much more
This comprehensive beginner course consists of Part A and B. At the end of Part B, you will have reached high beginner conversation level. Learn at your own pace, comfortably and conveniently. No memorisation drills. This Language Programme was developed by renowned memory expert, Dr. Paul Pimsleur. His research led him to the realisation that the most important use of memory is in language learning. Based on this, Dr. Pimsleur designed a learning Programme that works for any language. The Pimsleur Language Programme is an integrated system which immerses you in the language, encouraging you to hear, understand and use the language all at the same time.
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication! Do you want to speak simple Vietnamese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Vietnam for a short time and want a Vietnamese phrase book to help you communicate? If so, this is the book for you—it's the quickest and easiest way to learn Vietnamese. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication. The idea of Instant Vietnamese is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the authors Sam Brier and Linh Doan have solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Vietnamese language. Added features include an easy-to-use pronunciation guide that distinguishes between Northern Vietnamese (as spoken in Hanoi) and Southern Vietnamese (as spoken in Saigon), and a Vietnamese dictionary Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do: Meet people. Go shopping. Ask directions. Ride the subway. Order food and drinks. And much more.
Newly revised, "Elementary Vietnamese "is a complete college-level language course. It uses examples from media and culture to teach the language and provide a general introduction to modern Vietnamese society and culture. "Elementary Vietnamese "is essential for anyone planning to travel, study, or work in Vietnam.
Look up words quickly and easily with this travel-sized Vietnamese dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Vietnam Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Vietnamese. It features all the essential Vietnamese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and easy-to read type will make any future trip to Vietnam much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Vietnamese dictionary and Vietnamese to English dictionary Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary contains important notes on the Vietnamese language, Vietnamese grammar and Vietnamese pronunciation. All words are written in Romanized Vietnamese so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This Vietnamese dictionary contains: Bidirectional English-Vietnamese and Vietnamese-English sections Over 15,000 essential words and expressions Headwords printed in bold for quick and easy reference Latest computer, mobile phone, Internet and social media terms A basic overview of grammar and pronunciation
This is the second edition of the book Vietnemese for Beginners by Jake Catlett. It contains the book and three CDs. This edition is much improved from the first one. The Vietnamese language made easy! Vietnamese for Beginners is designed for either self-study or classroom use. It teaches all four language skills - speaking, listening (when used in conjunction with the audio), reading and writing; and offers clear, easy, step-by-step instruction building on what has been previously learned. Lots of exercises and useful phrases. Very user-friendly and fun to use. There is an audio version that follows the book. Three CDs are available separately.
The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes: The ideal dictionary for beginning students and travelers: contains general vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students, and covers all the words needed for the everyday situations encountered by travelers. Bi-directional, to and from English, presenting the 3,000 most commonly used words in each language. Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly. Different senses of the same word are clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses. With no confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology; clear layout and readable type. Handy slim size to fit the pocket or purse; bargain price.
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This is a complete Vietnamese language course designed for college or high school–level classroom use or self–study. Since its publication in 1998, Elementary Vietnamese has become the leading book for anyone wishing to learn Vietnamese, and an invaluable resource for people traveling, studying or working in Vietnam. This beginner Vietnamese book was originally developed for classroom use at Harvard University, where it has been field-tested for many years. This revised Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in Vietnamese speech patterns and culture over the past decade. The primary focus of Elementary Vietnamese is to assist learners in developing necessary skills in listening, speaking, writing and reading the language. It serves a secondary function as a general introduction to modern Vietnamese society and culture, with dialogues, cultural notes, exercises and readings drawn from contemporary life and popular media there. Elementary Vietnamese is designed for efficient self-study as well as for use in a college-level classroom. Features of the Third Edition include: Many hours of new audio recordings by native Vietnamese speakers. Innovative pronunciation drills to help you to achieve near-native pronunciation ability. New usage examples, cultural notes, and exercises along with photos showing life in Vietnam today. A guide for instructors ("New Edition Notes") detailing changes made in the Third Edition. The MP3 audio recordings which accompany this book are of native Vietnamese speakers. These recordings cover: All dialogues, narratives and vocabulary. Grammar and usage notes. Everyday Vietnamese idioms and expressions. A unique set of pronunciation drills to help you speak like a native. Commonly-used proverbs, to help you speak and understand colloquial Vietnamese.