Yes/No Question – Câu hỏi Đúng/Sai

There are 3 main expressions to ask a Yes/No Question in Vietnamese: 1/ Expression #1: statement+ “không?” Using: used to ask someone whether that thing is right. => to answer this kind of question, you have to know which one is the main word in the sentence. Ex: – Q: Em yêu anh không? (You love me or not?) A: yêu (for yes) // …

Prepositions in Vietnamese

There are a lot of prepositions !!  I’ll just list some of them and update more later… 1/ Prepositions of time: * vào : used to point to a definite time. It looks like a powerful word, can be used in every cases of time (e.g. hour, day, date, month, year…) Ex: – Tôi có một bài kiểm tra vào thứ 3. (I have an exam on Thursday) – Tôi …

Asking time & date – Hỏi giờ & ngày

Today, I’m going to tell you about the ways of asking time & day in Vietnamese. But first, make sure that you’ve read and gotten the lesson 4, expressing about Vietnamese numbers. Okay, let’s continue. 1/ Asking & telling time: There are two common sentences Vietnamese uses to ask time: – Bây giờ là mấy giờ? …

Some of the Vietnamese grammar points

1/ Unlike English, in Vietnamese the noun or the adjective which modifies for the main noun will be put after the main noun. Ex 1: This beautiful girl is my wife translated into vietnamese will be: cô gái xinh đẹp này là vợ (của) tôi Ex 2: This is a good Vietnamese grammar point translated into vietnamese: Đây là một điểm văn phạm Tiếng Việt hay 2/ Tenses in Vietnamese: Although in Vietnamese we don’t have the things …

Personal Pronouns – Các đại từ định danh

Pronoun: Đại từ is a word or a group of words that’s used to point at an object that want to mention Personal Pronouns: Đại từ danh xưng In Vietnamese, there are many personal pronouns you have to use suitable to every different contexts. Here I just list for you some of base personal pronouns: * 1st personal pronoun: …

Simple word & Complex word – Từ đơn & Từ ghép

First, I’ll teach you some Vietnamese words which I use for this post – word: từ  (a Vietnamese word has only a syllable) – simple: đơn/đơn giản – complex: phức/phức tạp – Adjective: Tính từ – Noun: Danh từ – Verb: Động từ – Adverb: Trạng từ – Sentence: câu – Phrase: nhóm từ/cụm từ …

How to type Vietnamese ? – Làm sao gõ Tiếng Việt?

Because Windows doesn’t support the easy way to type Vietnamese, so we have to use a software to do that. Its name is Unikey. Bellow is its description: UniKey is a very small and easy-to-use Vietnamese keyboard for Windows. UniKey is free and open-source. You can freely use UniKey under the terms of The GNU General Public License. See screenshots of …

Vietnamese Numbers – Số trong Tiếng Việt

The way to pronouce numbers in Vietnamese you can learn at this page http://www.languageguide.org/im/num/vi/ Here, I just want to tell you some points you need to know 1/ The native always prefer to omit some words in reading for short. For example: the right way to read “21″ is “hai mươi mốt”, but sometime you can hear …

Vietnamese Alphabet – Bảng chữ cái Tiếng Việt

Vietnamese Alphabet is an important part of spoken Vietnamese. All of words in Vietnamese can be pronounced based on combination of alphabet letters. So.. if you want to speak Vietnamese like a native, you should learn this point closely ! Vietnamese alphabet and pronunciation Vietnamese is a tonal language with 6 tones. These tones are …