Should he be called in the agedeferring way as 'Mr”? Addressing a prisoner with that formal term did seem to be inappropriate.
If this book is able to raise some minimal awareness about the background of the Vietnamese people, awareness that leads to understanding of the real Vietnamese whose reputation has been smeared for so long by individuals and news media, then it has fulfilled the purpose set forth by the author as well as the contributors
Carina Hoang—a survivor of the Exodus and a Special Representative for Australia for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)—has compiled a book of rich personal stories, of the perilous sea journey, the time spent in refugee camps, and the final journey to new adopted homelands.Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus 1975–1996is Hoang’s moving account of the Vietnamese refugees that combines autobiographical accounts from survivors with evocative images from the time.
Designed primarily for community college ESL and adult education students, this flexible ESL textbook can be used by high school English language learners (ELL) and intensive English programs.
The fluency-focused English as a Foreign Language (EFL) conversation textbook includes 12 thematic chapters that explores daily life in Japan and develops English skills.
The art of conversation, once considered the sign of a civilized individual, seems less common today.
This American English conversation textbook for Vietnamese English language learners will help you become more fluent in English. As you become more confident speaking English and sharing your experiences in English, you may find yourself dreaming in English too.
Thanks to my fortune, after 10 years of tenacious work and practice dedicated to improving my English proficiency as well as mastering my job skills, I finally attained my goals. But I had to admit indeed my repeated failures at passing the oral as well as written exams for licensing in Pharmacy during that time.
'At the close of a century, at the close of a millennium, at the close of the rotation of a tiny point in the Galaxy, mankind sit down and strike the balance, and finally can’t help uttering with Du Tu Le a remark kind of sigh: Flowers can’t believe fruits would grow that bitter! A few words brief and nets with yet the power of a koan, razing all into a blank space.”Rev. Tran Cao Tuong'Cuối một thế kỷ, cuối một ngàn năm, cuối một vòng xoay của một chấm li ti trong giải ngân hà, loài người ngồi tính sổ, rốt cục rồi cũng phải buông một câu như tiếng thở dài với Du Tử Lê: Hoa nào tin quả đắng đến không ngờ! Mấy chữ ngắn gọn mà có sức mạnh như một công án, sau bình địa tất cả để mở ra một khoảng trống.”L.M. Trần Cao Tường giới thiệu
History of Vietnam should be read by anyone with an interest in Asian or world history. It is well documented and provocatively written by a brilliant Vietnamese scholar. A solid addition to the history of human kind.Professor Jerry Livingston Voorhis, Ph. D