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Author Tran, Tri Chan, 1959- author.

Title Vietnamese stories for language learners : traditional folktales in Vietnamese and English / Tri C. Tran, Tram Le, University of California, Irvine.

Publication Info. Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  LANG VIETNAMESE TUTTLE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 222 pages ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Language Text in English and Vietnamese.
Note Subtitle from front cover.
"Free audio disc included!"--Front cover.
Summary "Intended for Vietnamese language students or heritage learners, the stories in this volume present the everyday vocabulary and grammar in use in Vietnam today. Forty folk stories have been edited and simplified for learning purposes and are presented in parallel Vietnamese and English versions to facilitate language learning"--Back cover.
Contents The magic longbow -- The story of Chu Don Tu -- The beautiful woman in the painting -- A village of no return -- The woman from Nam Xuong -- The love story of Truong Chi -- The woman with a cursed life -- Princess Lieu Hanh -- Trang Bung goes on a mission -- Yet Kieu the water boy -- The bamboo tree with a hundred noodles -- The story of Buffalo Man and Chuc -- The man with a borrowed soul -- The legend of Ngu Hanh -- The forever indebted Lord Chom -- Teaching hour husband a lesson -- Paying back what is owed -- The magic bottle of water -- A parent's love -- Gratitude from an animal -- Indebted love -- The patriotic songstress -- The earthen phoenix -- The two stone dogs -- The ant that sued the yam -- The fair judge -- The entrapped con man -- The woman with two husbands -- The wise wife and her idiotic husband -- The story of the brooms -- A son was born before the father -- The three heroes -- A faithful love story -- The crab couple -- Brotherly love conquers all -- The river kingdom princess -- The quicksilver-filled scale -- The story of the narcissus -- The fable of the grasshopper -- The witnessing termite -- Vietnamese-English vocabulary -- Idiomatic expressions -- References -- Audio tracklist.
Subject Vietnamese language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English.
Vietnamese language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English.
Tales -- Vietnam.
Folklore -- Vietnam.
Short stories, Vietnamese.
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst00930306
Short stories, Vietnamese. (OCoLC)fst01117429
Tales. (OCoLC)fst01142246
Vietnamese language. (OCoLC)fst01166814
Vietnam. (OCoLC)fst01204778
Genre/Form Conversation and phrase books. (OCoLC)fst01423775
Textbooks -- for English speakers. (OCoLC)fst01423865
Added Author Le, Tram (Ngoc-Tram), author.
ISBN 9780804847322 (paperback)
0804847320 (paperback)
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