Professional Development

Pronunciation Workshop in Hanoi

In the evening of July 19th 2016, VGAC members and their friends and children had enjoyable time when joining the Pronunciation workshop presented by Dr Nancy Lane – VGAC Organizational Advisor and supported by three Australian volunteers.

Dr Nancy identified common problems of Vietnamese when pronouncing English and helped the participants practice pronouncing some difficult sounds (sh, th, oo…).

Participants also had chances to talk in groups and spend time with native speakers to correct pronunciation mistakes.

Thank you RMIT International University for sponsoring the venue.

About the speaker

Dr Nancy Lane has worked with international students from around the world, and most recently as an Australian Volunteer for International Development in Thailand, Lao and now Vietnam.

She grew up in the US, where she received degrees from the University of Oregon, UCLA, and the University of California, Berkeley. She has now spent more than half her life in Australia and has been a faculty member at the University of Adelaide, Curtin University, the University of Canberra and the University of Melbourne. Because she loves learning, especially languages, she has also been a student at the University of South Australia, RMIT University and the Australian National University.

Photos of the event can be found here.

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