The EFL Context in Vietnam and East Asia

Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED)


This chapter provides a brief overview of the current situation of English as a foreign language teaching in Vietnam and stresses the need for reforms in in-service and pre-service teacher education. It argues that many of the issues found in language education in Vietnam are also common to other Asian contexts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationThe University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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