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
Although the English language is growing increasingly more dominant and spreading all over the world, it is strongly impracticable that English become the second language in Vietnam since it results in deeply influenced original culture in Vietnam, the obvious imbalance incompetence among residents and the practical difficulties in the completion of the Vietnamese education system. The first reason why it is unfeasible that English become the second language in Vietnam is the residents are profoundly influenced by original culture. The Vietnamese are proud of their long-standing culture, especially their language so, they cannot adapt easily a new language. “Despite more than a millennium of Chinese occupation, the Vietnamese retained a strong and separate identity.” Pamela LaBorde said. However ,next to great cultures, people in Vietnam have the unacceptable one which is the habit of criticizing others and particularly, when someone speaks English not well.
Cultural briefing: Vietnam Are you interested in visiting Vietnam, a truly hidden gem of Asia? If so, prepare beforehand in order to be aware of some do’s and don’ts and have the best trip possible. Formality of dress in business (and pleasure) When preparing for the meeting, first choose your attire wisely. Business attire in Vietnam generally consists of a suit and tie for men and suit or dress for women. During the hotter months, formal dress for men is a shirt and tie.
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.
However, under the state control of Communist Party, foreign cultural influences on popular arts and music can hardly go beyond the Vietnamese government censorship of the Ministry of Information and Culture, where Vietnamese artists are required to provide their music product such as song, music video, show, etc. before releasing it. The music product can only be approved to if it fits the moral and aesthetic standard of Vietnamese cultural society and especially must carry non-political message. Otherwise its publication will get banned and the artist might even have to face some charges. Globalization in Vietnamese popular music and entertainment has also received much condemnation by local critics, as they see its transnational homogenization
The situation of disaster in Viet Nam Vietnam is one of four countries which has a big impact of harsh weather phenonmena in recent two decade . In each year of Vietnam, there are 466 people died and lost over 1.5 million USD equal to 1.5% of GDP. In addition, nowadays, the development of disaster become more complex without any stability. The appearance of disaster is increasing with the strong intensity especially Vietnam is the country suffer the impact of climate change. In 2012, East Sea occured 10 typhoons and 2 tropical depression in which have 4 flood impact directly in Viet Nam.
Vietnamese people also have a close relationship with their relatives. They are frequently living in a same village or commune in order to support each other. Moreover, they try to have a good relationship with their neighbors because of an old saying “Sell far relatives and buy close neighbors”. In a typical Viet family, children are taught to be well-behaved and respectful towards their parents, grandparents and relatives. In terms of the relationship with other siblings, they have to be in accord and love each other.
As media have global effects, one culture may be transmitted from its own country to another one. Viet Nam, as a country on the way to intergrate into the outside world, has been influenced by various cultures including both western and eastern ones. Like other South Asian countries, Viet Nam is now under a huge impact of Korean culture, which is known as Korean wave. The popularity of Korean culture in Vietnamese is clearly-evidenced in different chanels of media but in this essay, I wil analyse how influential Korean culture is in Vietnam and how it impacts the young, particularly through Koreanmusic and films, movies. Firstly, Korean movies have become more and more popular in Viet Nam.