Posted on September 16, 2019 | By Isabelle Sudron
22nd Mar 2019
The Vietnamese are incredibly welcoming and love to make foreigners feel at home. If you’re thinking of teaching in Vietnam, you can guarantee you’re fellow teachers will be keen to introduce themselves and find out more about you.
As a general rule, the Vietnamese understand that not everyone knows about their culture and will be forgiving of the mistakes you make. And if you show a little interest in the local culture, it won’t take long to find a friendly local to teach you about what to do and what not to do – as well as what to eat, where to go and everything else!
However, there’s no harm in doing some homework before you go, so we’ve put together a few starting points…
Meeting and greeting people
At the dinner table
In the classroom
If you enjoyed learning a bit more about teaching in Vietnam, you’ll love our guide: Everything you need to know about teaching English in Vietnam.