The program was an opportunity for cadets from military academies and schools to meet and share their English learning methods, to raise their English language competence as well as to improve quality of English learning and teaching at military academies’ and schools in the coming time. At the exchange program The highlight of the program were a short video clip reviewing English language teaching and learning at military academies and schools, and exchanges of excellent English language learners of the first training course held by the Department of Military School Management. During the event, participants enjoyed interesting art performances by cadets. Vietnamese and English songs aroused troops’ enthusiasm and determination to build the nation and the army. An art performance at the event Over the past time, military academies and schools have fostered education and training, especially foreign language teaching, showing their efforts … [Read more...] about Military academies and schools to foster English language teaching
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Students seek information about university admission requirements. — Photo tuoitre.vnViet Nam News HCM CITY – Several universities have included English as one of the criteria in their enrolment plans for the 2019-2020 academic year. HCM City Medicine and Pharmacy University, for example, has three enrolment plans for new students this year. Of the three, the second requires students have a TOEFL iBT 60 or IELTS 6.0 score. The plan is being used for one-quarter of medicine and pharmacy majors. Similarly, Foreign Trade University (FTU) for the first time will admit new students based on their high school performance and English competency. Applicants eligible for FTU’s enrolment plan should be high school graduates from specialised maths, physics, chemistry, literatures and language classes from specialised schools nationwide. They must have an IELTS certificate score of 6.5, or a TOEFL PBT of 550 or TOEFL iBT of 90 points. Many opportunities are also given to … [Read more...] about Many universities set English as admission criterion
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At the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 last month, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung suggested that the Prime Minister should soon recognize English as the second official language of Vietnam to help startups reach out to the world. The proposal stirred a heated discussion on social media and prompted numerous professionals to pitch in with their views and opinions. While some welcomed the idea and supported widespread use of the language in Vietnam, others were wary of the cultural, legal and other implications of formalizing it as an official language. Everyone agreed that it was good to improve English use and fluency in the country, so the debate boiled down to whether declaring and using it as an official language was a feasible, practical option for Vietnam. Professor Chung Hoang Chuong, who has juggled teaching at the University of California and doing research in Vietnam, was optimistic about Vietnam having two official languages. Chuong, currently a … [Read more...] about English as an official language in Vietnam: would it work?
Global Champions 2018, the most unique interactive English contest in Vietnam, will help students aged 10 to 15 to develop their English language and 21st century skills. Global Champions 2018 will welcome competitors in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25 and in Hanoi on December 2 The contest, which is organised by Golden Path Academics Vietnam Joint Stock Company (GPA JSC) and strategic partners, aims to help students improve their language skills, global competence, and mindset. The contest also encourages students to explore themselves and foreign cultures. In addition, students who love English can develop the eight golden skills of the 21st century, including creativity, critical thinking, eloquence, personal talent, technology, living skills, teamwork spirit, and leadership through attractive and extremely exciting activities. According to Dao Thu Hien, the founder of GPA JSC, this English contest through athletic, interactive games will be organised … [Read more...] about Global Champions 2018 opens for young English language learners