Thu Dau Mot University Journal of Science


Foreign Language

The demand of learning English among office workers in Hanoi

The demand of learning English among office workers in Hanoi

By Lưu Hoàng Mai
Summary:
Context: In the period of Vietnam, gradually developing industrialization and modernization.
Purpose: To research the needs of English language learning among office workers in Hanoi during the aforementioned period.
Methods: Using questionnaires on 120 employees at companies in Hanoi.
Results: Most respondents rarely use English at work. However, they still need to learn ...
Changes in Vietnamese language from globalization and localization

Changes in Vietnamese language from globalization and localization

By Võ Kim Hà
The paper demonstrates the role of globalization and localization in the process of Vietnam’s interaction and integration with other cultures, causing changes in Vietnamese language. Globalization is defined as the free movement of goods, services and people of the worldwide scope across the borders of countries, resulted from the opening ...
Investigating the impact of using language games on vocabulary teaching at a foreign language center in Binh Duong province

Investigating the impact of using language games on vocabulary teaching at a foreign language center in Binh Duong province

By Nguyen Thanh Thai
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of using games in teaching vocabulary from the viewpoints of learners who already participated in language games. Through questionnaire, data for analysis were collected from 100 learners at a foreign language center in Binh Duong province. The results show that ...
Professional qualities of an effective English language teacher: as seen by Taiwanese university students

Professional qualities of an effective English language teacher: as seen by Taiwanese university students

By Svetlana Timina
An effective teacher plays a crucial role in the process of learning English as a foreign language (EFL) when students’ opportunities to English exposure outside the classroom are limited. The aim of this study was to examine professional characteristics that an effective EFL teacher should have as perceived by Taiwanese ...
Applying morphology and contextual communication in learning English vocabulary

Applying morphology and contextual communication in learning English vocabulary

By Nguyễn Văn Hùng
In the trend of globalization and international integration of our country today, learning foreign languages in general and English in particular are aimed at achieving communication purposes. Therefore, learning the linguistic knowledge including vocabulary is also for the purpose of developing learners' communication skills. The non-majored English training for students ...
Semantic features of English collocations with the verb ‘make’ in international criminal documents: difficulties with, and sugges-tions for learning and translating

Semantic features of English collocations with the verb ‘make’ in international criminal documents: difficulties with, and sugges-tions for learning and translating

By Le Huong Hoa, Luong Duy Thanh
One of the most problematic areas for foreign language learning is collocation. It is often seen as a seemingly insurmountable obstacle to the attainment of native like fluency. The following study takes an approach as a linguistic one by analyzing semantic features of the English collocations with „make‟, which is ...
English language Errors in Academic writing: An analysis of English research papers of Thu Dau Mot University Journal of Science

English language Errors in Academic writing: An analysis of English research papers of Thu Dau Mot University Journal of Science

By Assistant. Nguyen Thi Man
This research aims to describe English language errors in the scientific papers. The research data consists of 104 scientific articles that authors sent to Journal of Thu Dau Mot University. The quantitative method was applied in the form of frequency charts for each category of surface strategy taxonomy and comparative ...
Students’ difficulties in learning English for specific purpose grammar at the People’s Police University

Students’ difficulties in learning English for specific purpose grammar at the People’s Police University

By Lê Hương Hoa, Lê Quang Trúc
This study investigated grammatical difficulties encountered by students of the People’s Police University while learning grammar in ESP courses. The design included questionnaires to teachers and students, and classroom participant observations. The findings indicated that the student respondents only perceived four target features to be difficult to learn. The results ...