In Vietnamese culture, it is normal to revisit and discuss for the deal that has been done before. Therefore, to be well-adopted to this culture, being flexible and well-prepared for what you can and cannot change is necessary to deal with this
Be aware that it has been happening in Vietnam since long before tourists ever arrived and it is not necessarily that they are “ripping you off”. Barging is just the fluid way that small transactions happen in Vietnam. So, sellers will make false claims, pretend you’ve agreed to a higher price, or give you back less change than you are owed, but it is not the reason not to enjoy in Vietnam. Try to prepare visely and educate yourself about these customs. Remember that losing your temper in public or when bargaining for a purchase is considered a serious loss of face for both parties.
Vietnamese cuisine uses fish sauce and a lot of spices such as garlic, onion, ginger, and toumaric. American cuisine does not use fish sauce but use salt and dairy products such as cheese, butter, and cream. Therefore American diet tends to have a higher content of fat than their Vietnamese counterpart. Although there are a lot of differences between Vietnamese and American culture, the Vietnamese community here in America adds another dimension to the American melting pot. Cultural differences are only strange to narrow-minded people.
When travelling through Vietnam nowadays, one could immediately notice that the country was occupied by the French. The architecture has French influences, the language contains French words and many hospitals and universities are still named after famous French people. The colonization and decolonization have had a huge impact on Vietnam. From 1887 until 1956, Vietnam was part of French Indochina (Ziltener & Künzler, 2013 p. 293). French Indochina belonged to the French colonial empire, being a federation of three Vietnamese regions, Laos, Cambodia and Guangzhouwan.
A study of the similarities and differences between idioms in Vietnamese and English is helpful to perceive each country’s knowledge and their own cultures, which reflects dissimilarities and coincidences of the two countries. In addition, making a comparison can be a perfect idea to study and master English. Introduction What are idioms? Vietnamese idioms. Vietnamese idioms are a group of special words or phrases whose meaning isn’t clear and meaningful from looking at the individual words or just a glance.
Vietnam is, however, the first Asian state and second in the world to ratify the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1990. Children are highly valued in Vietnam. The first national data show that 1.75 million Vietnamese children are child workers. The rate of child labor in Vietnam is lower than the world 's average and very close to the regional figure. In Vietnamese culture, it is thought to be the children, that will provide for the future of the country.
Vietnamese culture is first and foremost a collectivist culture, people tend to see themselves more as a part of a group, they also have a strong group mentality. However, the younger generations tend to put themselves before the group. But still, the group remain prevalent wether it is at work or inside the family, the bonds created inside these groups are quite strong and must be respected. What 's more, Vietnam is considered as a feminine culture, that is to say that quality of life is essential. Indeed, it is not a society really driven by competition, people will put their well being before work for example.
THE ANALYSIS OF CODE SWITCHING TYPES USED IN 3 DIFFERENT VIETNAMESE SONGS. FUNCTION AND MOTIVATION INTRODUCTION With the power of a dominant language, English has quickly shown its great influence in other languages on both forms of speech. In Vietnam, no one can deny that using English in speech is a common phenomenon in the youth generation and is on the way accepted by the Vietnamese community alike. On the other hand, in the form of writing, one of the most illustrious examples of this influence is the use of English in the Vietnamese song system. In fact, there are so many Vietnamese songs that demonstrate ingenuity in the way they have blended Vietnamese and English.
I think that is most what people in the world think about Vietnamese education ,and me,as a Vietnamse people,not so proud about it . And lot more people think just like me .The world saw Vietnamese education as a system just teach for who enough money to send their child to
However, is it likely that these “policies” will bleed into the home’s of families throughout Vietnam? According to _____, throughout these homes, parent’s are terrified to deliberate on sexuality with their children due to the fear of their children wanting to participate in these sexual acts more (). Unfortunately, these parents depend on the schools to educate their children for them; however, these programs are “frequently plagued with problems in terms of relevant content as well as effect teacher training” with sexual education. We could then reason with an assumption that the Vietnamese youth and sexually active individuals aren’t educated about sexual practices of contraception and diseases relating to sexual activity. This resonates similarly within the French.