OGP163 Business Vietnamese I aims to provide students with the necessary language skills and cultural knowledge to live and work in Vietnam. The course offers comprehensive training in conversational skills, grammar and vocabulary, with an additional focus on language used in business settings. It comprises real-time, synchronous, online instruction with native Vietnamese-speaking tutors. The online lessons, which will include feedback segments, will enhance students’ proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing in Vietnamese. In addition, the course will familiarise students with aspects of the Vietnamese culture such as its food, customs and acceptable etiquette in social and business interactions. Students will be assessed through their participation during lessons, their ability to engage in dialogue with a native Vietnamese speaker, and their performance on written assignments. At the end of the course, students will be proficient in social and business communication in Vietnamese and be more aware of Vietnamese culture and social norms.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: - Learning is done ENTIRELY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. There are no face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus. To be confirmed