Best way to learn Vietnamese alphabet

Best way to learn Vietnamese alphabet show you the way you can learn Vietnamese alphabet. As we know Vietnamese alphabet  is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. Without it, you will not be able to say words properly even if you know how to write those words. The better you pronounce a letter in a word, the more understood you will be in speaking the Vietnamese language.

Below is a table showing the Vietnamese alphabet and how it is pronounced in English, and finally examples of how those letters would sound if you place them in a word.

Vietnamese Alphabet English Sound Pronunciation Example
a α: 'a' as in father
â ɜ 'u' as in but
ă α 'a' as in hat
b ɓ 'b' as in big
c k 'c' as in cat
ch t∫, c 'ch' as in church
d z, j 'z' as in zoo (north), 'y' as in yes (south)
đ ɗ 'd' as in done
e ε 'e' as in get
ê e 'a' as in mate
g ɣ 'g' as in good
gh ɣ 'g' as in good
gi z, j 'z' as in zoo (north), 'y' as in yes (south)
h h 'h' as in house
i i 'i' as in machine (north), 'b' as in bit (south)
k k 'c' as in cat
kh kh, x 'ch' as in the German Bach
l l 'l' as in life
m m 'm' as in man
n n 'n' as in nice
ng ŋ 'ng' as in singer
ngh ŋ 'ng' as in singer
nh ɲ 'ny' as in cranyon
o ɔ 'o' as in hot
ô o 'oa' as in boat
ơ ɜ: 'u' as in fur
p p watch video below
ph f 'f' as in find
qu kw 'qu' as in queue
r z, ɹ 'z' as in zoo (north), 'r' as in ring (south)
s s, ∫ 's' as in sore (north), 's' as in sure (south)
t t 't' as in stop
th th 't' as in top
tr t∫, ʈɽ 'ch' as in church (north), 'tr' as in tree (south)
u ʊ 'oo' as in boot
ư ɨ 'oo' as in boot
v v, j 'v' as in van (north), 'y' as in yes (south)
x s 's' as in sore
y i watch video below

Vietnamese Pronunciation

You saw how a letter is written and might be pronounced, but there is nothing better than hearing the sound of the letters in a video or audio. Below you will be able to hear how the letters above are pronounced, just press the play button:

Vietnamese Pronunciation

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