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Russian – French woman passionate Vietnamese language

Russian – French woman passionate Vietnamese language

15:24 | 21/05/2020

Maria Kalinina, best known as Micka Chu, is a foreign entertainer living in Ho Chi Minh city. Though her multiple talents, it’s her fluency in Vietnamese and covers of Vietnamese pop singer Son Tung M-TP’s hit songs that have made her famous in the country.     

Vietnamese language, culture taught in French university

Vietnamese language, culture taught in French university

10:23 | 14/10/2019

Vietnamese language and culture have been officially included in the teaching programme of Paul-Valéry University, Montpellier 3 in France’s Occitanie region as part of cooperation between the university and the University of Languages and International Studies under the Vietnam National University – Hanoi.

Vietnamese language class in Russia

Vietnamese language class in Russia

16:01 | 23/06/2019

Not only helping overseas kids to pick up the language of homeland, the mother tongue class in Yekaterinburg offers a platform for students to enhance their understanding of Vietnamese culture.

Vietnamese language class opens in Algeria

Vietnamese language class opens in Algeria

15:17 | 16/05/2018

A Vietnamese language class opened at the Embassy of Vietnam in Algeria’s capital city of Algiers on May 12, meeting the demand to learn the language and explore Vietnamese culture of students in Algiers and neighboring localities.

More Koreans interest in Vietnamese language

More Koreans interest in Vietnamese language

17:19 | 30/04/2018

It opened by showing that 800 Koreans took the language proficiency test Vietnamese Oral Proficiency Interview in 2017, jumping by 15 percent from 2016. Meanwhile, a Vietnamese language course at the Seoul-based online language education Siwon School saw a 4-percent increase in the number of students and an 11-percent increase in sales every month since it was first launched in November 2016. The article said the number of RoK people learning Vietnamese is not huge, but its growth is not a coincidence, regarding the context of the two countries fortifying their ties, particularly in trade. RoK’s exports to Vietnam rose by 46.3 percent last year, and more than doubled over the last three years. Vietnam is now expected to become RoK’s second largest export market by 2020. At the end of 2017, about 5,500 RoK firms operated in Vietnam. This makes the RoK the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam, with total direct investment reaching a record-high 7.4 billion USD in the first 11 months of 2017. The article noted Vietnam’s rapidly growing economy played an important role in the economic ties growth. It said Samsung is taking the lead of RoK investment in Vietnam, followed by other firms such as Lotte and CJ. Smaller players have also targeted the Vietnamese market. The Seoul-based general cooking and food company Ourhome has recently begun to provide Vietnamese language courses for its employees ahead of its expansion to the country. By the end of 2017, only 4.9 percent of high school students in RoK decided to take Vietnamese as a second language test for their university entrance exam, lagging behind Chinese and Japanese at 5.4 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively. However, the article said the situation might change soon./.

The Korean professor with endless love for Vietnamese language

The Korean professor with endless love for Vietnamese language

12:01 | 31/08/2017

(VNF) – He is the one who has been learning Vietnamese in the last five decades and has taught the language to nearly 3,000 Korean students in over 30 years. He is also the author of the first-ever Vietnamese-Korean dictionary which contains 60,000 words. Who is he?