Now let’s learn some basic Vietnamese conversations. This lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself, as well as simple words and phrases like yes, no, excuse me and I don’t understand. Learn these and you’ll be ready to conduct short conversations in Vietnamese.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Vietnamese“.

Basic Vietnamese words & phrases: conversations

Video: How to Introduce Yourself in Vietnamese

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Vocabulary

Basic conversation

EnglishVietnamesePronunciation
(Audio)
yesvâng
nokhông
please / you’re welcomelàm ơn / không có chi
you’re very welcomekhông có gì
thank youcám ơn
thank you very muchcám ơn rất nhiều
thankscám ơn
Excuse me!xin lỗi

Communication

EnglishVietnamesePronunciation
(Audio)
I understand.tôi hiểu
I don’t understandtôi không hiểu
Hello (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?A lô
What does that mean?cái đó nghĩa là gì ?
I don’t know.tôi không biết
I don’t speak Polish.tôi không nói tiếng Balan
I speak a little Polish.tôi nói một chút tiếng Ba Lan
Do you speak english? (informal)bạn có nói tiếng Anh không?
Do you speak english? (formal)bạn có nói tiếng Anh không?
Yes, I do speak english.vâng, tôi nói tiếng Anh
No, I don’t speak english.Không, tôi không nói tiếng Anh

Making acquaintances

EnglishVietnamesePronunciation
(Audio)
Please talk more slowly!xin nói chậm lại
Nice to meet you!hân hạnh được gặp bạn
How are you?có khoẻ không?
Good, thank youtốt, cám ơn
I’m well, thanks!tôi khoẻ, cám ơn
Not bad, thanks!không tệ lắm, cám ơn
very badrất tệ
What’s your name?tên bạn là gì ?
My name is [...].Họ tên tôi là…
What’s your first name?tên bạn là gi ?
My first name is [...]Tên tôi la…
How old are you?bạn mấy tuổi?
I’m [...] years old.tôi ... tuổi
What are your hobbies?sở thích của bạn là gì
What do you like doing?bạn thích làm gì ?
What are you doing (at the moment)?bạn đang làm gì đó?
Where do you live?bạn sống ở đâu?
I live in [...]tôi sống ở...
I’m from Englandtôi đến từ nước Anh
I’m Englishtôi là người Anh
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