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Lecturer, MY, Vietnamese
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Mail Code: 0202

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Bio

Lê Pham Thuý-Kim has taught Vietnamese language at Arizona State University since 1991 and has served as examiner and consultant for the Vietnamese language courses offered by the Critical Languages Program at University of Arizona since 1995.

She has been active in Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese in America (GUAVA) and served as Chair of Academic Affairs and Chair of Proficiency Guidelines Committee .

In September 2002, Lê Phạm Thúy-Kim received  Outstanding Post-Secondary Educator of the Year  award at the Arizona Language Association annual conference in Glendale, Arizona.  She also received an award from the Vietnamese Community in Arizona for her contribution to the community in February, 2006. 

Her professional interests include the use of multimedia and technology in language teaching and learning, proficiency guidelines, and contemporary literature.

Her publications include:

-Let's Speak Vietnamese - An Introduction to Contemporary Vietnamese, Lê-Nguyá»?n Press,  August 2007
-Workbook Manual to Accompany Let's Speak Vietnamese, Lê-Nguyá»?n Press, August 2007
-Workbook Manual to Accompany Chúng ta nói, Lê-Nguyá»?n Press, August 2007
-Chúng ta nói - An Intermediate Text - Unikversity of Washington Press, 2001
-Activities Manual to Accompany Spoken Vietnamese for Beginners- Books 1 & 2, 1998
-Online Vietnamese Reading Program,  Online Vietnamese Listening Program, Learning Vietnamese through Songs, A Glimpse of Vietnam, partially funded by the LCTL Mini-Grant project of CARLA, -University of Minnesota
-Online Review Activities – online learning activities for learners of Vietnamese

Research Interests

The use of multimedia and technology in language teaching and learning, proficiency guidelines, and contemporary literature.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 102 Elementary Vietnamese II
VTN 202 Intermediate Vietnamese II
VTN 322 Adv Vietnamese & Literature II
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 101 Elementary Vietnamese I
VTN 201 Intermediate Vietnamese I
VTN 321 Adv Vietnamese & Literature I
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 102 Elementary Vietnamese II
VTN 202 Intermediate Vietnamese II
VTN 322 Adv Vietnamese & Literature II
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 101 Elementary Vietnamese I
VTN 201 Intermediate Vietnamese I
VTN 321 Adv Vietnamese & Literature I
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 102 Elementary Vietnamese II
VTN 202 Intermediate Vietnamese II
VTN 322 Adv Vietnamese & Literature II
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 101 Elementary Vietnamese I
VTN 201 Intermediate Vietnamese I
VTN 321 Adv Vietnamese & Literature I
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 102 Elementary Vietnamese II
VTN 202 Intermediate Vietnamese II
VTN 322 Adv Vietnamese & Literature II
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 101 Elementary Vietnamese I
VTN 201 Intermediate Vietnamese I
VTN 321 Adv Vietnamese & Literature I
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 102 Elementary Vietnamese II
VTN 202 Intermediate Vietnamese II
VTN 322 Adv Vietnamese & Literature II
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
VTN 101 Elementary Vietnamese I
VTN 201 Intermediate Vietnamese I
VTN 321 Adv Vietnamese & Literature I
VTN 499 Individualized Instruction

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Lê Pham Thúy-Kim. Workbook Manual to accompany Chúng ta nói. Lê-Nguyên Press (2007).

  2. Lê Pham Thúy-Kim. Workbook Manual to accompany Let's Speak Vietnamese. Lê-Nguyên Press (2007).

  3. Lê Pham Thúy-Kim and Nguyen Bích Thuan. Let's Speak Vietnamese. Lê-Nguyên Press (2007).

  4. Thuy-Kim Le. Review Exercises to Accompany Let's Speak VN. Online program (2004).

  5. Thuy-Kim Le. Online Listening Program - Pronunciation and Spelling Activities for Learners of Vietnamese. Online program (2003).

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Presentations

  1. Thuy-Kim Le Practical Use of Technology in Foreign Language Classrooms. GUAVA Annual Meeting and Workshop. (Aug 2010).
  2. Lê Pham Thuý-Kim and Nguyen Thuý Anh Creative Ways of Using Online Writing and Reading Assignments in Foreign Language Classrooms. AZLA Conference 2009. (Oct 2009).
  3. Lê, Thúy-Kim P. Teaching Vietnamese Sound System Communicatively. Foreign Service Institute - Vietnamese Workshop organized by University of Maryland. (May 2008).
  4. Le, Thuy-Kim, Shah, Gautami, Yeh, Meng Creative Ways of Using Songs in Teaching and Learning Foreign Language. American Council of Teaching Foreign Language - 2006. (Nov 2006).
  5. Le, Thuy-Kim, Peterson, Michelle Developing and Teaching a Content Based Foreign Language Course in Hybrid Mode. SWCOLT/AZLA Conference. (Apr 2006).
  6. Le, Thuy-Kim Developing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests. ACTFL Conference. (Nov 2005).
  7. Le, Thuy-Kim Developing and Teaching a Content-Based Vietnamese Language Course in Hybrid Mode. Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA) Workshop at Harvard Universit. (Aug 2005).
  8. Le, Thuy-Kim Contemporary Vietnam: Changes in Language and Culture. A.T Steele Lecture Series. (Apr 2005).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Chen,Angela Chia-Chen * , Adams,Karen Lee , Keith,Verna M , Le,Thuy-Kim Pham , Leong,Karen , Li,Wei , . SGER Collaborative Research: Surviving Katrina and its Aftermath: A Comparative Analysis of Community Mobilization and Access to Emergency Relief. NSF-EHR (11/1/2005 - 9/30/2007).

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Service

  1. ASU Homecoming Event, member/participant (2010 - present)
  2. East & Southeast Asian Language Reception Committee, member (2010 - present)
  3. Fulbright Review Committee, member (2010 - present)
  4. ASU Homecoming Event, member/participant (2009 - present)
  5. South and Southeast Asia Council, member (2008 - present)
  6. South and Southeast Asia Council, member (2008 - present)
  7. SILC IT Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  8. SILC IT Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  9. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee - Asian Language Section, member (2006 - present)
  10. Critical Languages Program - University of Arizona, Examiner/Consultant (2005 - present)
  11. Critical Languages Program - University of Arizona, Examiner/Consultant (2005 - present)
  12. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL), Member (2004 - present)
  13. Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL), Member (2001 - present)
  14. Group of University of the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad, Chair of Proficiency Guidelines Committee (2000 - present)
  15. Group of University of the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad, Chair of Proficiency Guidelines Committee (2000 - present)
  16. Proficiency Guidelines for Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad, Chair (2000 - present)
  17. ASU Language Fair Event, member (2000 - present)
  18. ASU Language Fair Event, member (2000 - present)
  19. Arizona Language Association (AZLA), member (1994 - present)
  20. Arizona Language Association (AZLA), member (1994 - present)
  21. Arizona Language Association (AZLA), member (1994 - present)
  22. Association of Asian Studies (AAS), member (1994 - present)
  23. Association of Asian Studies (AAS), member (1994 - present)
  24. Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL), member (1992 - present)
  25. Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL), member (1992 - present)
  26. Honor College Asian Night, presenter (2011)
  27. CHUSA - Mr. Asia ASU, judge (2010)
  28. Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA), Chair of Academic Affairs (2006 - 2010)
  29. Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Studies Abroad (GUAVA), Chair of Academic Affairs (2006 - 2010)
  30. Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA), Chair of Academic Affairs/President (2006 - 2009)
  31. Vietnamese Advanced Summer Institute (VASI), Field Director (2008 - 2009)
  32. Planning and Organizing Committee for TET CELEBRATION AT ASU, Chair (1998 - 2009)
  33. American English and Culture Program, Presenter (2008)
  34. Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), Advisor (1999 - 2008)
  35. Academic Program Review Self-Study Committee for Asian Language Section, Member (2005 - 2006)
  36. Vietnamese Advance Summer Institute, Field Director (2006)
  37. Asian Alumni Chapter of ASU Alumni Association, Director at Large (2002 - 2004)
  38. Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA), Vice-President (ended 2003)
  39. Teaching Proficiency Guidelines, Chair (ended 2003)

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