Vietnam is now on the opening and developing stage, so it is receiving attention and grants from many international projects. Therefore, foreign language has been always highly appreciated to promote establishing relationships and exchanging information exchange as well. Accordingly, MCDU has always had great concern and focus on building English competency not only for its staff but also for other relevant provincial agencies/departments.
During nearly 10 years of implementation of the projects, plenty of English classes ranging from basic to advanced level have been organized by MCDU. MCDU’s English teacher team has become sufficiently experienced in giving instructions on both of communication skills and technical terms. As developing the potential, MCDU has been a true pioneer in the aspect of English training by opening three main English classes respectively for kids aged 7-8, Elementary learners and Advanced learners.
For the sake of community development, MCDU has made a constant effort to open effective English classes from the young to the adult learners of which shall be trained. The Kid class is now being extended so that not only the children of MCDU’s staff but also any children who are keen to study English would be entirely welcomed. Up to now, the class has been held for 3 years for 6 students. The student now grasp a number of simple communicative patterns, words and phrases, and are able to apply those to developing of their English communication skills. It requires the a long-term teaching process and lots of patience from the teacher.
( The English class for Children)
Regarding the Elementary English class, the participation of MCDU’s staff and other agencies/departments has been encouraged. Normally, a new class is opened for 07 attendants each course. This first basic class brings its learners a good chance to increase their confidence in communicating in English and prove their potential ability of foreign language acquisition. The class receives much concern from both the learners and the teacher. The teacher’s lessons have focused on a full range of English language aspects, including speaking patterns, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and conversation practice. To a certain extent, the learners have become more confident when breaking down their barriers in learning a foreign languages.
(The Elementary English class)
For the purposes of meeting the working demands and promoting the learning opportunities created by the projects, MCDU always actively provides training courses for excellent learners. The academic program concentrates on all-round English skills (of listening, speaking, reading and writing) and translation competence, creating a good chance for both the teacher and leaners to improve their English language. The class will help build key personnel who are specialized in project development and implementation for MCDU. Currently, there are 7 attendants in this class.
(The Advanced English class)
The above-mentioned program of English Proficiency Improvement has been always given priority by MCDU. To the teacher team, it’s not only a duty but also their pleasure to support the others for developing together.
Thao Linh – Teacher Team