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What you can do with level V2 Vietnamese
A V2 level of Vietnamese is sufficient for tourism in Vietnam and socializing with Vietnamese speakers, although it is not adequate to develop deeper friendships. A V2 level of Vietnamese also allows for networking with Vietnamese-speaking colleagues, but is limited to very basic and simple topics.
A V2 level is neither sufficient enough for academic study, nor for consuming most Vietnamese-language media (TV, movies, radio, magazines, etc.).
Detailed Vietnamese skills of V2 level
In order to evaluate the Vietnamese language proficiency of students as well as their own self-assessment, a V2 level learner should have the necessary Vietnamese skills to:
Although progress will depend on each individual’s ability and the type of course, students can expect to reach level V2 with 200 hours of cumulative instruction.