"LầnđầutiênbạnhọctiếngViệt?"

Translation:Is this your first time studying Vietnamese?

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PhanTran9

why "is it the first time ...." not accepted?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bernie75015
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I agree with you

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kotaeia
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Can this also be translated as "Is this the first time you've studied Vietnamese"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mikeydror
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Should this not have a co/khong to denote a question?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/corriestroup
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REALLY late, but the co/khong construction is for asking "do/do not" questions

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eclairevoyant
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you can also phrase it as:

Đây là lần đầu tiên học tiếng Việt?

or if you want to use có/không:

Đây có phải là lần đầu tiên học tiếng Việt không?

but you can omit có and không and just use a question mark to indicate a question.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ruairidhmac
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would it be possible to accept "is this the first time you are studying Vietnamese"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Thomas457134

My answer was " You study Vietnamese the first time?" so where is the "for"? I think that your answer is incorrect as have studied is past tense?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FattoArancini

Why is "Is this the first time you are learning Vietnamese?" incorrect (compared to the answer "Is this the first time you learn Vietnamese?" - Lần đầu tiên bạn học tiếng Việt?)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GrantWoj

This might be wrong, so someone please clarify if it don't understand, but the reason (I think) is that

Learning = Currently doing, as in you are at this moment learning Vietnamese,(i.e. I am currently reading a book on tiếng Việt)

Where as;

Learn = A general idea that you are learning the language, but you are not in the process of learning it at this very moment (i.e. you're not reading a book on Vietnamese language at this very moment)

Again this is just my interpretation of why Learning was wrong vs Learn. Someone who has a better understanding of the language can and should probably clarify what I said is correct.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/trieuthanhtran

Is the first time you learn Vietnamese? What's wrong?

10 months ago
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