an older male (Mr/Sir)
an older female (Mrs/Madam)
a female teacher or unmarried female (Miss/female teacher)
a young man or a male peer (male acquaintance)
a young woman or a female peer (female acquaintance)
a male or female younger than yourself, a student, a young child (younger male or younger female acquaintance) - use as I
polite particles (thưa at beginning of response, ạ at end (opt))
to greet, hello, goodbye
my name (lit. name of mine)
I beg your pardon, excuse me
family name and given name
of (indicates possession)
here is (informal introduction)
tôi xin giới thiệu
let me introduce (formal)
rất vui được gặp
very pleased to meet (from English)
you (plural - when speaking to a man and a woman)
viết làm sao?
How do you write?
đây là ai?
Who is that? (cf. what is that person's name)
còn kìa là ai?
And who is that?
Use at beginning of response (polite)
người nước nào?
from which country?
không phải là....
not to be...
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