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Course Title

FUNDAMENTALS OF VIETNAMESE CULTURE

Course Code

CSVH230338

Credit

3

Program Level

Overview

This course is designed for second-year university students in order to provide them with fundamental knowledge about Cultures in general and Vietnamese culture in particular, especially the original values through which our international fellows can distinguish between Vietnamese culture and those from East-Southern Asian regions and all over the world. 

After this course, students can understand the basic characteristics along with the cores of traditional and modern Vietnamese cultures. Also, they can self-navigate in the recent multi-form and multi-direction information world as well as the time when globalization and internationalization are taking place progressively in various fields, including cultures. Subsequently, students would be able to selectively obtain the essences of humanity on the basis of integration, not fusion.

Course Title

JAPANESE 2

Course Code

JAPN130238

Credit

3

Program Level

Overview

The course is designed for the second-year English majored students in the fourth semester  aiming at enhancing the Japanese ability of students who have finished Japanese 1 course. This course fosters students’ ability to communicate in Japanese at elementary level. The course also provides the students with familiar topics related to house, time, hobby, etc.

Course Title

WRITING 4

Course Code

WRIT220435

Credit

2

Program Level

Overview

Writing 4 Course aims to help second-year English majors to obtain academic writing skills at an upper-intermediate level (equivalent to B2 - CEFR). Specifically, students are guided to structure a five-paragraph essay in both unity and coherence. Emphasis is placed on composing fully-developed and well-organized five-paragraph essays related to current social topics, focusing on three main types: cause - effect analysis, problem-solution and argumentation. Through all stages of the writing process as well as peer/group feedback and discussion, students will also have a chance to enhance self-study, teamwork and communication skills.

Course Title

ADVANCED LISTENING AND SPEAKING

Course Code

LISP430435

Credit

3

Program Level

Overview

This course is designed to help English-majors to achieve advanced listening-speaking skills (C1). In particular, students can understand lectures, speeches and debates about uncommonly academic, social-scientific topics, from which students can develop critical thinking in order to infer, summarize, analyze, evaluate, debate and solve problems. Also, students are supplied advanced knowledge of vocabulary, pronunciation and functional languages to promote accuracy and fluency in discussing, debating, presenting information, or solving problems. The course also provides students with necessary skills like group-work, listening strategies, test-taking and raise students’ awareness of the importance of critical thinking.