Subject: Teaching Vietnamese
1. Topic-
Introduction to the Vietnamese Sound and Writing System
2. Content-
1.Vietnamese alphabets: 29 letters (page 1)
a/12 vowels (p.2)
b/17 single consonants (p.15)
c/11 consonant clusters (p.11

2. Tones: không dấu, sắc, huyền, nặng, hỏi, ngã.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.To know some common sayings in class: Lắng nghe; Lập lại; Đúng; Sai; Khá lắm!
2. To read Vietnamese alphabets
3. To find out the symbols of tones and their sounds
4. Objectives-
1. Student understands some teacher's simple orders
2. Student can read the alphabets
3. They can find out the sounds of tones
5. Materials and Aids-
- To use the chart of tones
- To use the cassette player
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Viet Nam country: position, map, people...

2. Vietnamese language: romanized writing system and a tone language...

B. Development-

1. To listen to the tape 2 times
2. Teacher reads each letter as model
3. Students repeat

C. Practice-

1. Students read by themselves (down and up)
2. Students learn by heart right in class (especially the 12 vowels)

D. Independent Practice-

1. Have the students show the vowels and the tone symbols in the short sentence
2. Have the students find out the tone sounds read by teacher

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Using body language (hand signals) to illustrate the tone symbols (read and make signals at the same time)

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Đường Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh
2. Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh
3. Cá không ăn muối cá ươn. Con cãi cha mẹ trăm đường con hư
4. Công cha như núi Thái Sơn. Nghĩa mẹ như nước trong nguồn chảy ra

G. Closure-

1. Repeat some difficult letters: ă,â,e,ê,h,n,ô,ơ,t,u,ư...
2. đấu hỏi, ngã, nặng
7. Evaluation-
Vietnamese isn't too difficult as you think. On the first day You did well and will make progress in future when doing all your best.
8. Teacher Reflection-
Listen to the tape at home.

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