Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Vietnamese. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Vietnamese.
Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Vietnamese conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:
|I speak English||tôi nói tiếng anh|
|you speak French||bạn nói tiếng pháp|
|he speaks German||ông ta nói tiếng đức|
|she speaks Italian||cô ấy nói tiếng ý|
|we speak Arabic||chúng tôi nói tiếng ả rập|
|they speak Chinese||họ nói tiếng trung quốc|
The past tense in Vietnamese conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:
The future tense in Vietnamese conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:
Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.
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Travel Phrases in Vietnamese
Imagine yourself in some Vietnamese speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!
|Can you help me?||bạn giúp tôi được không?|
|Can I help you?||tôi có thể giúp bạn được không?|
|Where is the airport?||phi trường ở đâu?|
|Go straight||đi thẳng|
|Turn left||quẹo trái|
|Turn right||quẹo phải|
I hope this lesson about the verbs in Vietnamese was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.
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