Welcome to SVFF! Today, we’re diving into the Vietnamese word “nào,” a versatile term often used to indicate choices or to specify items in a question. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to polish your Vietnamese, understanding how to use “nào” effectively will enhance your conversational skills significantly.

Understanding “Nào” in Context

1. Role Play Introduction: In the role play you just watched, “nào” was used several times to ask about choices and to specify objects or people. This demonstration helps illustrate how “nào” can be seamlessly incorporated into everyday conversation.

How to Use “Nào”

2. Using ‘Nào’ for Choices: “Nào” is commonly placed at the end of questions to ask for a choice among several options. It’s somewhat equivalent to the English “Which one?” or “Which ones?”

  • Example Question: “Bạn muốn cái nào?” (Which one do you want?)
  • Example Answer: “Tôi muốn cái này.” (I want this one.)

3. Specifying with ‘Nào’: You can also use “nào” to specify in statements or when pointing out specific items or people within a group.

  • Example: “Cái áo nào là của bạn?” (Which shirt is yours?)

Practical Application

4. Exercises to Practice: Try using “nào” in various scenarios. For instance, when shopping, you could ask, “Tôi nên mua quần nào?” (Which pants should I buy?) or when at a café, “Tôi nên đặt món nào?” (Which dish should I order?)

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