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ERIC Number: ED023083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
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Vietnamese (Saigon Dialect) Basic Course.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This 176-unit, 11 volume course in the Saigon dialect of Vietnamese is designed to train native speakers of English to Level 3 proficiency in comprehension. speaking, reading, and writing Vietnamese. (This scale rates native speaker proficiency Level 5.) The introductory volume presents basic structural features and new vocabulary in dialog form, accompanied by picture cues. Dialog translation, a wide variety of pattern drills, and, in later lessons, question-answer drills and a narrative follow the dialogs. Increasing emphasis is on translation, reading, and vocabulary. The last three volumes of the series provide practice in newspaper reading using illustrated selections from recent publications. General and cultural content are specifically aimed at American military personnel. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.