Written by Sharon Phu (Yale University) Student Correspondent CET Vietnam, Spring 2018 Recently, some of the staff at Vietnamese Language Studies Saigon (VLS) asked me to participate in a YouTube video. VLS has a YouTube channel where they upload videos of students reciting their favorite quote (translated into Vietnamese, of course) and then explaining what the […]
CET Vietnam: Neighborhood Good Eats
Written by Sharon Phu (Yale University) Student Correspondent CET Vietnam, Spring 2018 I didn’t know how to order food when I first came to Vietnam. So without further ado, here are some key phrases for all your food ordering situations. To get waitstaffs’ (or anyone’s) attention, Vietnamese people typically yell out “[insert appropriate pronoun here]-ơi.” What […]
CET Vietnam and Sài Gòn: First Impressions
Written by Sharon Phu (Yale University) Student Correspondent CET Vietnam, Spring 2018 I was out of school for 2 months before CET Vietnam began; you’d best believe that I was expecting great things from a program that had made me wait so long before I could actually start participating in it. ***Side note, there is actually […]
Introducing the 2018 Spring Student Correspondents!
Valarie Yager, CET Florence Vanderbilt University ’19 Majors: Economics and Medicine, Health & Society Minor: Corporate Strategy My name is Valerie Yager, and I’m a junior at Vanderbilt University double majoring in Economics and Medicine, Health & Society, and minoring in Corporate Strategy. This semester, I will further my studies in Florence, Italy with CET. […]