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Top of Best Universities in Ho Chi Minh City

  Recently, we wrote about the opportunity to study abroad, especially in France, after having spent studied in Vietnam. Openness to the world, new skills, exceptional or rare fields are all reasons that can push a Vietnamese student to study abroad. However, the quality and choice in terms of higher education in Vietnam and in…

How to keep your kids busy during confinement

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  As confinement has spread across the world, to the point of affecting almost a third of humanity, children and their parents are facing a new and difficult situation. How to replace a week of lessons? games with friends? entrenched habits in children and parents? For our little energy balls, the confinement is trying. So…

The solution of remote learning

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  The current coronavirus pandemic has caused many disturbances in these last few days and weeks, affecting education with the closure of schools and universities in Vietnam and throughout the world. How, then, to ensure the educational follow-up of students? If there is no shortage of solutions, especially with the help IT, their implementation raises…

English, French, Vietnamese: which language for which use?

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  Emerging countries are popular destinations for economic and cultural expatriates. Among them, Vietnam ranks 14th among the destinations favored by expatriates. Benefiting from a booming economic growth and an attractive culture, Vietnam is developing into a true international melting pot. So in Ho Chi Minh, we speak Vietnamese, of course, but also French, English…

The influence of French on Vietnamese language

Languages are often the privileged witnesses of the cultural melting pot that shapes a country. Thus, the French language multiplies the legacies: from Latin to Greek through Arabic or even English. Conversely, the language of Molière also influenced foreign languages, this being due in particular to French colonialism but not only. Cultural exchanges leave traces…

How to become an FFL Teacher?

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How to teach French as a Foreign Language? Whether you want to work in the private or public sector, or even in the voluntary sector, in France and abroad, teaching French can open doors for you. But what are the necessary diplomas? How long is the training? What rights do your diplomas give you? We…

All about the French colonial architecture in Saigon

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With the arrival of the French in the 1860s, the face of the city of Saigon was irretrievably marked by the colonial architecture, with a surprising number of european building for an Asian city Today, the Atelier offers you a trip back in time to trace the history of the most beautiful French colonial buildings…

Study in France after Vietnam

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Why study in France? Many Vietnamese students choose France to do their higher education. Currently, there are 7000 Vietnamese students in France. In 2018, 1700 new students joined France. Why this attraction to France? The reasons are not lacking. The French higher education system is one of the best and most accessible in the world.…

The Montessori School Method : What is it about ?

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  The woman behind the method: Maria Montessori Maria Montessori is a Italian female doctor who has been interested in the development of underprivileged and struggling children at the very beginning of the 20th century. By observation, Maria concludes that all children have universal abilities to acquire knowledge independently. The core of Montessori pedagogy is…

Where to practice sports in Saigon in 2020

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  September is just around the corner, and if school and work are on everyone’s mind, it’s also a good time to get back to one or more sports activities to stay healthy, keep a good sleep and develop one’s mental strength to be focused and balanced all year long! Sports being one of the…

Where to read in Saigon: French and English Bookstores

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  The rainy season is not over yet, the holidays are under way, and back to school is not too far … In short, it is the perfect moment to take time for reading! Only, very often, expatriate families find themselves clueless when it comes to go book shopping in Saigon. Often nostalgic of bookstores…

Kids Activities in Saigon: Where to go for Family outings?

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Living in Ho Chi Minh City is a pleasure for expatriates: the cost of living is relatively low compared to Western countries, business is booming and the economic development of the country is growing, but what attracts the most is the local way of life. More and more people are settling with their families in…

How to Learn a Foreign Language ?

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Tips from a Former IB Student to You The IB is a fast-paced and rigorous program that demands consistent effort on the part of students. In fact, the program can be so arduous that many students decide to prioritize their courses based on their social value. Foreign languages, unfortunately, rarely find themselves at the top…

Learn French with Video Games

Why not learn french with the help of video games ? Kid of the 80-90s, I grew up with the rising success of personal computers and video games in general. So, very early, I was in contact with this support, and its many forms, since video games, not unlike cinema or literature, cover very different…

The Pros of Tutoring

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Why seek the help of a tutor ? You’re hesitant to hire a tutor or to enroll your child in a tutoring program ? In this article, find all the advantages of the use of a tutor.   1. Target precisely the difficulties of a student It is too complicated for a conventional teacher to…

7 Good Reasons to Learn French

 Why speak French ?   Nowadays, mastering only your mother tongue is not sufficient. Whether we are talking about professional opportunities or personal development, speaking a foreign language is a Must. In this article, we will convince you that learning French is a more than relevant choice for each and everyone !   1: A…