What you’ll learn

• Understand a wide range of more demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning in them.
• Be able to express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently, and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations
• Be able to use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes.
• Be able to produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing correct use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.
• Be able to understand with ease practically everything he/she hears or reads.
• Be able to summarise information and arguments from different spoken and written sources, and present them coherently and concisely.


Methods of Instruction

  • Instructor-led lessons
  • Independent study/homework
  • Hands-on training/testing/projects

Text and Learning Materials

  • Vietnamese as a Second Language by Nguyễn Văn Huệ (redesigned by SVFF to serve the purpose of teaching only southern dialect)
  • Audio files in Southern Dialect included for the ebook
  • Online sources: online news, readings, videos, movies, etc (carefully chosen by SVFF)
  • Glossary created by SVFF

Topics will be covered in this course:

  1. Weather – Thời tiết
  2. Love and Marriage – Tình yêu và hôn nhân
  3. Inventions – Những phát minh
  4. Complaints and Apologies – Phàn nàn và xin lỗi
  5. Industrial lifestyle – Lối sống công nghiệp
  6. Individuals and Family – Cá nhân và gia đình
  7. Life values – Những giá trị của cuộc sống
  8. Embarrassing moments – Những tình huống khó xử
  • For details of the course outline, click here

How long does this last?

  • 24 to 48 meetings in class, depending on each student
  • Students with more time for self-learning can achieve this level faster
  • Learners who want to focus on just some specific area only, such as speaking and listening online also take less time to achieve this level

Who this course is for:

  • Learners from “ LEVEL 4: COMPLETE VIETNAMESE COURSES ” want to continue to the next level in THE Vietnamese Language
  • Beginners have learned and understood how to pronounce the Vietnamese sounds