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Upcoming Events for the Public at the AC Hanoi
Notice: The American Center Hanoi will be closed on May 1-2, 2017 in observance of the International Labor Day and Vietnam’s Victory Day holidays.
All of the below events are open free of charge to the public. We would like you to plan carefully before registering with us so that we have enough seats for participants. If you register for our events but change your plan, kindly notify us by email. If you would like to be an American Center member, please register.
***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THOSE NOTED OTHERWISE. Register here. You can also check out our Facebook page to see event schedule and click “Join” to register with us.***
All events take place at 1st Floor of the Rose Garden Tower at 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, except those noted otherwise. Remember to bring your ID with you. Members of the media are welcome to attend public events at the American Center. However, if you intend to being in still or video cameras, please contact the Media Team at least 24 hours in advance so we can determine whether the speaker is comfortable and, if so, request security access for your equipment. Please note that not all speakers will want to be filmed and interviewed. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.
Please Note: In the American Center (AC), we usually record, film and photograph our programs and activities to promote the AC and the work the U.S. Embassy does in Vietnam. We regularly use and post these images on our social media platforms. When participating in American Center programs, you provide your tacit consent for your image to be used in this way. If you prefer that your image not be used for non-commercial publicity reasons, please provide your request in writing to a staff member at the Help Desk. Thank you
Time Program Speaker
Mar. 16 – May 2
2017 U.S. Ambassador’s Entrepreneurship Challenge
Application deadline: May 2, 2017
U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May – July 2017
Office English Course
Register for placement test here by 5:00 p.m., May 10, 2017
American Center Hanoi and International School, Hanoi University
Apr. 28, 10:00 – 11:00 Conversation Hour David McAuley, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
Apr. 28, 11:00 – 12:00 Family Matters Television Hour: Black-ish Curtis Johnson, Guest Speaker
Apr. 28, 2:00 – 3:30 Maximize Your Potential for Success, Session 3 Amy Baum, ESL Educator
Apr. 28, 4:00 – 5:30 Boundless Form: Historical Origins and Jazz Philosophy Daniel McCullough, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 3, 3:00 – 4:30 Panel: Air Quality American and Vietnamese Air Quality Specialists
May 4, 10:00 – 11:30 MOOC31: English for Media Literacy, Facilitated Discussion #2, Register (required) here Amy Baum, ESL Educator
May 4, 11:30 – 1:00 Pronunciation Workshop, Session 7 Melissa Judy, ESL Educator
May 4, 2:00 – 3:30 Maximize Your Potential for Success, Session 4 Amy Baum, ESL Educator
May 4, 5:30 – 6:30 MOOC 32: Marketing Fundamentals: Who Is Your Customer Nikki Nguyen
May 5, 10:00 – 11:00 Conversation Hour David McAuley, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 5, 3:00 – 4:30 Film Screening: Air: The Search for One Clean Breath & Other Short Air Quality films Environment, Science, Technology & Health Unit, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 5, 5:00 – 6:30 Jazz Performance Joshua Lebofsky
May 9, 11:00 – 12:00 AC Student News American Center Interns
May 10, 11:30 – 1:00 All about U.S. Dollars. Register (required) here Michael Lambert, Director of Banknotes, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
May 11, 10:00 – 11:30 MOOC31: English for Media Literacy, Facilitated Discussion #3, Register (required) here Amy Baum, ESL Educator
May 11, 11:30 – 1:00 Pronunciation Workshop, Session 8 Melissa Judy, ESL Educator
May 11, 5:30 – 6:30 MOOC 32: Marketing Fundamentals: Who Is Your Customer Nikki Nguyen
May 12, 10:00 – 11:00 Conversation Hour David McAuley, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 17, 5:00 – 6:30 American English Club AC Interns
May 18, 11:30 – 1:00 Pronunciation Workshop, Session 9 Melissa Judy, ESL Educator
May 19, 10:00 – 11:00 Conversation Hour David McAuley, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 19, 11:00 – 12:30 MOOC31: English for Media Literacy, Facilitated Discussion #4, Register (required) here Amy Baum, ESL Educator
May 23, 3:00 – 4:30 Interpretation Tips Nguyễn Đăng Khuê, Guest Speaker, Hanoi University
May 24, 4:00 – 6:00 American Movie Musicals – A Film Genre to Discover: West Side Story Molly Stephenson, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 25, 10:00 – 11:30 MOOC31: English for Media Literacy, Facilitated Discussion #5, Register (required) here Amy Baum, ESL Educator
May 25, 11:30 – 1:00 Pronunciation Workshop, Session 10 Melissa Judy, ESL Educator
May 25, 5:30 – 6:30 MOOC 32: Marketing Fundamentals: Who Is Your Customer Nikki Nguyen
May 26, 10:00 – 11:00 Conversation Hour David McAuley, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
May 31, 5:00 – 6:30 American English Club AC Interns
Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
David McAuley or Diana Johnson, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
Call it a conversation, or any one of this word’s synonyms – chat, colloquy, converse, dialog, discussion, etc. – this is an hour of informal talk and your opportunity to improve your English speaking and listening skills. An American host of the hour will introduce a topic and guide you through discussion around it. Come to chat and learn. Bring your friends and make even more friends!
American English Club
American Center Interns
Come join our American English Club to improve your English speaking skills and enhance your English vocabularies on variety of topics. This club is also a good chance for you to meet new friends and enjoy lot of fun games, discussions and activities.
American Center Interns
The goal of the American Center’s Debate Club is to create friendly environment where anyone can express and freely debate their ideas on interesting current topics. So if you like to analyze facts, communicates openly, or just interested in debate please make your way to the AC to join our club.
Thursdays, 11:30 – 1:00 midday
Melissa Judy, ESL Educator
This 12-week pronunciation course focuses on the pronunciation features of American English and will help students improve their awareness and production of various aspects of pronunciation. Topics include consonant and vowel sounds, stress, intonation, rhythm, and problem areas for Vietnamese speakers of English. Please bring a friend to come join our first session on March 16, 2017.
Family Matters Television Hour at AC Hanoi: Black-ish
Family Matters Television Hour at the AC Hanoi: Black-ish
Family Matters Television Hour
Fridays, 11:00 – 12:00 midday
Curtis Johnson, Guest Speaker
Please come join Curtis Johnson at the American Center’s new series of American television shows Black-ish. With each session consisting of 30-minute episode followed by 30-minute discussion, this program series focuses on African American culture and English Language.
Dre Johnson has it all: a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow, four kids and a big home in a classy neighborhood, but as a black man, he begins to question whether all his success has brought too much cultural assimilation for his family. With the help of his mother and father, Dre begins to try to create a sense of ethnic identity for the members of his family that will allow them to honor their background while preparing them to embrace the future.
Boundless Form: Historical Origins and Jazz Philosophy
Apr. 28, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Daniel F. McCullough, U.S. Embassy
Come join Daniel McCullough for a discussion on historical and cultural factors that created the conditions for the emergence of Jazz as a musical genre in the United State. The speaker will discuss his views on Jazz as a way to cultivate an innovative state of mind. Also you will have a chance to listen to some examples of Jazz recording and two tunes live from our speaker.
Office English Course
May – July 2017
Register for placement test at https://goo.gl/6k7JH4 by 5:00 p.m., May 10 5, 2017 (Hanoi time)
The American Center, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Hanoi is offering an Office English course for university graduates and mid-level officers who are living in Hanoi. This course is NOT opened for undergraduate students. To be eligible for this program, you must have a minimum English proficiency of pre-intermediate level and you will need to pass an entrance examination. If accepted into the program, you will be committing 3 to 6 hours a week of study at the American Center from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, starting on May 22, 2017. This course will be conducted by Amory Ewerdt, Hoàng Thu Hằng, Nguyễn Hoàng An, professors at the Hanoi University. This 12-session course has the aim to enable the learners to communicate naturally, independently and with increased confidence in real life office contexts in English through a genuine outcome-based syllabus. In a 50 hours course, the learners will have opportunity to Practice Oral and Written Office/Business Communication Skills; Enhance Language Knowledge: Accuracy of Vocabulary, Grammar, and Pronunciation through communicative outcome-based tasks; Study of interesting and relevant Office/business texts from genuine business sources; Practice English for International Business Skills: delivering presentation, taking part in and managing meetings, negotiating, telephoning and socializing within various office/business environments.
Please register for this course by filling the form here by 5:00 p.m., May 10, 2017 (Hanoi time). Only selected students will be notified by May 15, 2017. Placement test will be at 8.30 am, May 20, 2017.
Panel: Air Quality
May 3, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
American and Vietnamese Air Quality Specialists
U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world are celebrating Air Quality Awareness Week during the first week of May. Join us to hear about the U.S. Embassy’s air quality monitoring program in Hanoi and also talk with Vietnamese experts. Air quality affects the environment and people’s health and is one of the most important environmental issues of our time. Join us for this timely event!
MC: Alison Davis, Environment, Science, Technology & Health Unit, U.S. Embassy
Special introduction by U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius
• Mr. Jason McInerney, Environment, Science, Technology & Health Unit Chief, U.S. Embassy
• Ms. Nguy Thi Khanh, Executive Director, Green-ID
• Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Thu, Research and Head of Air Quality at Green-ID
• Prof. Dr. Chau Ngo Quy, Vice Director of Bach Mai Hospital
Film Screening: Air: The Search for One Clean Breath & Other Short Air Quality films
May 5, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Environment, Science, Technology & Health Unit, U.S. Embassy Hanoi
U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world are celebrating Air Quality Awareness Week during the first week of May. Air quality affects the environment and people’s health and is one of the most important environmental issues of our time. Join us to learn more about how air has evolved and what it means for us during this interesting and timely film screening. We’ll be screening clips from other short films as well and we invite viewers to join us for a discussion afterwards.
All about U.S. Dollars
May 10, 12:00 – 1:00 midday
Michael Lambert, Director of Banknotes at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Do you want to know how to identify whether a U.S. dollar bill is real or fake? How much of the U.S. currency is in circulation? The implications of using cash as a method of payment? Or the role of the Federal Reserve as the U.S.’s central bank? Come to the talk by Michael Lambert, Director of Banknotes at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Lunch will be provided.