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South Vietnamese

I feel like we should have the option to learn the Southern accent with the Southern pronounciation. I live in the USA so mostly Vietnamese with the Southern accent are here, so it'd be useful to learn how to speak it.

6/3/2017, 11:47:58 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/Jamila400872

I agree! I hope that a Southern Vietnamese course is added soon. I am currently paying tutors through learnvietnamesewithannie.com for Skype lessons, supplemented by Annie's YouTube videos. I feel that I learn faster with duolingo's approach, and would love to study Southern Vietnamese with duolingo.

1/2/2018, 9:33:50 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Mong.Tien

Hi Jamila400872. I am Vietnamese, my accent is Southern Vietnamese. If you would like to study Southern Vietnamese. I can help you. What is your mother language?

2/7/2018, 1:48:29 AM

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It's honestly not so stark a difference if you give it time. I grew up befriending people from both (and other) regions of Vietnam. It becomes a non-issue with a bit of exposure. Happy learning! :-)

3/24/2018, 10:00:10 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/C_Atly

Not necessarily a Southern accent option, but include mostly used southern terms just like the Vietnamese team have done with the mostly used northern terms. Despite speaking Vietnamese, I am unfamiliar with nearly half the terms taught so far.

6/9/2017, 3:46:52 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/KaDaChett

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6/4/2017, 2:46:05 AM

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When you learn Vietnamese on Duolingo, It's the Northern pronounciation. If you want to learn the Southern pronouciation, I think you should go to the south of Vietnam and hear :v

When I live in Vietnam, I used to hear some people said:

  • Trong tiếng việt thì người Bắc phát âm chuẩn nhất, ít sai lỗi phát âm nhất, nhưng không phải là không sai, còn sai ở vài chỗ như là n với l,... - (trích từ bài 1 khi học MC)

Provisional translation is: In Vietnam, northern people usually pronounce better than 3 region. So, they pronouce better than Southern.

So, when you learn Vietnamese on website, it will teacher you the Northern pronouciation.

#Please ignore any grammar mistakes If I wrong to write English.
6/4/2017, 3:27:37 AM

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Um, sorry, can I give you the correct English? Sorry if I'm acting narcissistic.

When you learn Vietnamese on Duolingo, It's the Northern pronunciation. If you want to learn the Southern pronunciation, I think you should go to South Vietnam and hear :v

When I live in Vietnam, I used to hear some people said:

Trong tiếng việt thì người Bắc phát âm chuẩn nhất, ít sai lỗi phát âm nhất, nhưng không phải là không sai, còn sai ở vài chỗ như là n với l,... - (trích từ bài 1 khi học MC)

Provisional translation is: In Vietnam, Northern Vietnamese people usually pronounce better than the Southern region. So, they pronounce better than Southern people.

So, when you learn Vietnamese on a website, it will teach you the Northern pronunciation.

#PLEASE IGNORE ANY GRAMMAR MISTAKES IF MY ENGLISH IS WRONG.
6/4/2017, 5:54:14 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Hiyosun
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I am Vietnamese, 13 years old, so my English is still limited. Thank you for your feedback.

6/4/2017, 12:34:51 PM

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No problem. :P

6/4/2017, 4:39:27 PM
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