Carissa M

I think my teacher’s greatest asset is her patience. With the help of her clear enunciation and tireless repetition of words and their meanings, my vocabulary and ability to hold a conversation grows at each of our lessons. Her good sense of humor makes our conversations, even with my beginner’s vocabulary, great fun. Moreover, the studio at her house is a wonderful setting in which to learn.

William T

I have been taking classes with Nguyen Thanh Xuan Vi for over two and a half years now. I remember when I started with her, I had been studying on my own but progress was slow. When it came to expressing myself in the past, I had a lot of trouble. Now, I watch HTV, VTV, random videos on YouTube, and many other forms of media in Vietnamese. Not only do I understand what is being said but I can even tell by the accent which province or region the speaker might be from. My knowledge of more advanced structures has increased exponentially.

Samantha R

“I first began learning Vietnamese with Xuan Vi to complement my undergraduate Vietnamese classes and found in months that her method accelerated my fluency better than spending years at university. She lets her students guide the curriculum, which has allowed me to learn the language as it specifically relates to my work in the criminal justice system; something that has hugely benefited my career.

Michael de Valle

When my family and I returned to Melbourne from our first trip to Vietnam in January 2016, we were already making plans for a second – and third – visit to this amazing country. But first, I was keen to find a teacher that would enable me to continue to build on the basic survival traveller’s Vietnamese I’d already learned so that I could become more fluent and confident. How lucky I was to find Nguyễn Thanh Xuân Vi. As a highly experienced, professional, friendly, patient, encouraging and organized language teacher of adults, Xuân Vi has proved to be the perfect teacher for me.

Pete Lathrope

Nguyen Thanh Xuan Vi's Vietnamese language lessons are very well thought out. Her lessons are quite unique and customised. She personalized my lessons, which contain material that is related to me and she always asked for continual feed back to make sure I was getting what I wanted to achieve. I have found her calm and methodical approach very professional and she is always happy to revisit any difficulties I am having with grammar or pronunciation from previous lessons before moving to new material.

Jon Best

I am a business professional with 35 years working in international trade. I hold an Economics degree from Sydney University and have travelled in Asia over many years.

Robyn H

I have been enjoying my skype lessons with Xuan Vi- she has a very  friendly manner and is patient with total beginners to the Vietnamese language. Her gentle encouragement combined with prompt written and audio resources have helped me pick up some basic verbal skills in a short amount of time. Ready for my holiday in Vietnam.  Thanks for the crash course and daily grind, I believe it has paid off!!  Thank you.

Kym Thomas

You can see from Xuan Vi’s many testimonials how much of a knowledgeable and professional teacher she is, so I might use this to touch on something else. I’m a small business owner with little spare time but have become motivated to learn Vietnamese by my wife’s parents who are originally from Saigon. I initially thought to attend beginner night classes run by my local college but found in the past when learning Spanish that I would get little out of the 3hrs classes due to the large group environment.

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