Benny’s Top Resources for Learning Vietnamese


Here are the resources I consider essential to learn how to speak Vietnamese.

Start Speaking Vietnamese Now

Need help getting started? I designed this course to guide you through your first week:

Conversation Countdown

Have your first conversation in ASL in just seven days. This is one of our most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.

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Favourite Courses & Apps to Give Your Vietnamese a Boost

VietnamesePod101

This is my favourite Vietnamese audio course. This course is much better value than more famous audio courses, and in my opinion it’s more effective too!

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Glossika Northern Vietnamese

Learn through sentences and repetition. Glossika uses the “mass sentence method” combined with an advanced spaced repetition system to teach you Vietnamese in context. Best for upper-beginner to intermediate learners.

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Vietnamese Speaking Tools: Practice With Native Speakers

Speak from day one is my approach to any new language. I have one tool I recommend for this:

italki

ltalki connects you with native Vietnamese speakers for spoken practice on Skype. You can pay Vietnamese tutors for (affordable) one-to-one video lessons, or find a free language exchange partner!

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Vietnamese Text-based Courses and Books

I asked the Fluent in 3 Months team about their favourite Vietnamese courses, and here are the books they recommended:

Teach Yourself: Vietnamese

Teach Yourself: Vietnamese – This course book is an easy-going introduction to the Vietnamese language (Northern dialect). It uses relevant examples while slowly introducing essential grammar.

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VIETNAMESE LEVietnamese Learning Websites You Must Bookmark Today

You’ll return to these resources again and again in your Vietnamese study sessions.

Forvo

find out how any Vietnamese word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the search bar in Vietnamese!

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VDict Online Dictionary

The most popular online dictionary for Vietnamese. We also recommend HelloChao. It's aimed towards Vietnamese speakers learning English, but you can use it in reverse.

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