The Vietnamese Language Program at the Journalism foreign Language Center offers three levels of language training in Vietnamese from elementary to advanced, and a course of independent study.
Many people want to jump straight into this first aspect of being able to speak. They spend a lot of time trying to talk to Vietnamese people. If you are staying in Vietnam, that is the ideal way to start your learning of the Vietnamese language.1. Learning to pronounce and to speak
In 1910, a romanized script that had been devised by Catholic missionaries in the 17th Century was adopted as the official Vietnamese alphabet. This writing system, called Quốc Ngữ (national language), is still in use today.