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Tutorials & Courses

FSI Vietnamese - The same course used by the U.S. government to train diplomats. This course is now available in digital format thanks to a community effort.

Studying Vietnamese Through English - Thoroughly explained lessons to teach you Vietnamese. - This site offers twenty lessons as well as several other resources to help you learn Vietnamese.  Free registration is required.

Vietnamese Lessons - This site offers twenty free lessons to get you learning Vietnamese.

Quick Vietnamese for Seven Days in Country - Teaches short simple phrases designed for someone visiting the Vietnam for seven days.


Interesting Reading Practice

Bay Vut - News in Vietnamese.

BBC Vietnamese - Up to date news from the BBC in Vietnamese.

The Little Prince - Available in Vietnamese.

The Little Weaver of Thái-Yên village - A children's book available with parallel text in English and Vietnamese.

Vietnamese Bible - The entire Bible available in Vietnamese. This version is from 1934.

Vietnamese Online Newspapers - Several links to online newspapers available in Vietnamese.

Voice of America - Interesting reading practice from Voice of America.

Wikipedia - Wikipedia in Vietnamese. If online news isn't interesting enough for you, you can search for whatever you like on Wikipedia.

Things To Listen To

BBC Audio - Several programs, many updated daily. A great resource to practice Vietnamese. Even if you don't have much time you can always listen to a short program.

China Radio International - Lots of audio is available from China. An interesting resource from a different perspective.

Global Recordings Network - Provides several free Christian audio recordings.  A great resource.

Radio Free Asia - Lots of audio and reading practice.

Radio Japan - Radio Japan provides daily news in Vietnamese. An interesting way to practice your Vietnamese.

SBS Radio - Offers short audio files covering various subjects.

Vietnamese Internet Radio - A large list of online radio stations that broadcast in Vietnamese.

Vietnamese New Testament - The New Testament available in mp3 format.


Other Vietnamese Resources

Digital Dialects - This website offers basic vocabulary and games to help you practice.

Linguanaut - A useful collection of basic phrases.

The Vietnamese Language - Information from Wikipedia about the Vietnamese language. Or try reading about the Vietnamese language in Vietnamese for even more practice.