Reasons why learning Vietnamese is worthy

Vietnam is a country with many spectacular landscapes and long lasting historical cultures. Besides, Vietnamese language is one of the most interesting languages in the world. Therefore, if you’re going to learn a foreign language, why don’t you start with Vietnamese? 

  1. Simpler and easier. 

First of all, you don’t have to learn a new alphabet. The Vietnamese alphabet uses roman letters with special marks to show additional sounds and tones. By using this writing system, you will know how to pronounce it when you read the word. 


Secondly, Vietnamese grammar is not only easy in many ways but also predictable. For example, for nouns , gender or even distinct plural forms. Sound cool, right? 

  • Hôm qua Phi đi coi phim. (Phi went to the cinema yesterday)
  • Phi đang đi coi phim. (Phi is watching movies)
  • Ngày mai Phi đi coi phim. (Phi is going to the movie tomorrow)

2. One of the most popular languages in the world. 

Believe it or not ? Vietnamese is the 16th largest language of the world and the main communication method of a country with 90 million people. There are millions Vietnamese people living around the world so it is easy for you to find a Vietnamese language partner. 

3. The growing economy of Vietnam. 
Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has had a remarkable development record. Economic and political reforms under Đổi Mới, launched in 1986, have spurred rapid economic growth and development and transformed Vietnam from one of the world’s poorest nations to a lower middle-income country.

Vietnam is the 21st largest export economy in the world and the 83rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index.  

Vietnam is a top-10 country for expats to settle down


So it’s truly worth learning Vietnamese if you are looking for career opportunities in this beautiful country. 

4 Tourism 

There’s the stunning inland nature with the rolling green hills, mountains and caves. And you know what? Vietnam’s got the biggest cave in the world – Sơn Doong. There are the beaches and bays are all along the coast of the country. From the Đồng bằng sông Cửu Long in the south by the central beaches such as Nha Trang and all the way up to Halong Bay in the north. 


There’s one more small tip for you. Even by using those simple sentences as “chào, Chị đẹp quá, Ngon quá”, you will immediately receive the warm greeting from Vietnamese people. In some cases, you can even get more food or a discount. 

Vietnamese cuisine is such a thing we couldn’t skip in this video. It gives great importance to balance and the accurate combination of different flavors and ingredients. The dishes feature simple elements that are colorful and tasty, creating a contrast. They often include salty, sweet, sour, spicy, and bitter flavors, all combined together.  For instance, Phở, Bún bò, bánh mì, bánh xèo, cơm tấm. 

Chè sơn qui | Vietnam Food Stylist

5.  Historical cultures. 

Why do young people in Vietnamese use “dạ” before they answer the elderly? 

What is “đám giỗ” ? Is it different with “đám cưới”? 

Why is “Áo Dài” symbolized as one of the first thing people mention to Vietnam? 

Those questions already just a small pieces of the diversity Vietnam culture which includes warfare, marriage, literature, religion, philosophy and so on.