Academic Catalogs

Vietnamese (VIET)

VIET G1805 Units (90 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Elementary Vietnamese 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: Elementary Vietnamese. This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental skills of spoken and written Vietnamese. Students will learn correct pronunciation, basic structural patterns, and necessary vocabulary in order to write and understand basic sentences and carry on simple conversations. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Vietnamese. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

VIET G1855 Units (90 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Elementary Vietnamese 2  
Prerequisite(s): VIET G180 or completed 2 years of High School Vietnamese.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: Elementary Vietnamese. This course is designed to further develop the fundamental skills of spoken and written Vietnamese. Students will learn correct pronunciation, basic structural patterns, and necessary vocabulary in order to write and understand basic sentences and carry on simple conversations. Lab assignments will enhance the students' pronunciation and understanding. A minimum of one-hour laboratory attendance will be arranged by the student with the instructor. Fundamental aspects of Vietnamese culture will be addressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

VIET G2804 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Vietnamese 1  
Prerequisite(s): VIET G185.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: Intermediate Vietnamese. A Vietnamese language course designed for students with essential basic skills in Vietnamese. These basic skills will be reviewed. The course will provide for further development of vocabulary, introduce idiomatic expressions and practice writing paragraphs in standard Vietnamese. Cultural reading will include Vietnamese history, literature and current affairs. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

VIET G2854 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Vietnamese 2  
Prerequisite(s): VIET G280.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: Intermediate Vietnamese. A course in Vietnamese language with initial intermediate skills of the language. Writing of short compositions and further study of idiomatic terms. Further reading of Vietnamese literature, history and general aspects of culture. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.