VIETNAMESE - Intermediate
Prerequisites: 1A-1B, or consent of instructor; 100A or consent of instructor is a prerequisite for 100B.
A second-year course in Vietnamese vocabulary and syntax with intensive drills on short colloquial expressions and auditory recognition of speech patterns. First semester course stresses phraseology, sentence building, rules of composition and development of students' communicative skills. By the end of the second semester students will learn to speak and write simple compositions and will have a cursory introduction to Vietnamese literature and sample readings from contemporary Vietnamese writers.
Chung Ta Noi: Conversational Vietnamese, an intermediate text by Le Pham Thuy Kim and Nguyen Kim Oanh, Le Nguyen Press, ISBN: 0295980893