Thuy Tran

Thuy Tran
Vietnam National University, Hanoi | VNU · Faculty of English Language Teacher Education

PhD Student


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Additional affiliations
August 2005 - present
Vietnam National University, Hanoi
  • Lecturer
  • Prepare and deliver courses in ELT; Mentor novice teachers and teacher trainers; Conduct ToTs; Train teachers at different teaching levels
May 2017 - December 2020
Hanoi Open University
Field of study
  • English Linguistics
August 2005 - November 2008
August 2001 - June 2005
Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Field of study
  • English Teaching


Publications (5)
This article presents findings of a secondary research which approaches appreciation value in online travel writings from a multimodal perspective. First, a brief summary of the Grammar of Visual Design (Kress & van Leeuwen, 2006) is presented, with specific attention drawn to interactive meanings and their meaning-making resources. Then, an explan...
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This workshop is designed based on the premise of differentiated instructions, which responds to the fact that contemporary classrooms should accept and build on the basis that learners are all essentially different (Brighton, 2002; Fischer and Rose, 2001; Griggs, 1991; Guild, 2001; Tomlinson, 2002). It provides practical instructions for teachers...
Conference Paper
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Abstract This paper looks into the possibility of incorporating multimodal practices in initial language teacher training at a university in Vietnam. It starts with a careful review of the concepts of multimodality as well as merits and challenges of applying a multimodal approach to language teaching. Then comes the description of the author’s mul...
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This case study presents a courageous attempt of the researcher to investigate into tourism discourse, particularly travel blog posts, from a multimodal approach. Analysis of four blog posts by British travelers who toured Hanoi seeks to find out: (1) What aspects of Hanoi were described by the British travellers; (2) In what ways texts and images...
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Authors: Gunther Kress & Theo van Leeuwen Routledge, 2006, ISBN-13: 978-0415319157 This review critiques Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeuwen’s book entitled Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design and seeks to confirm the novelty value that the book has to offer researchers in studying visual designs. Introduced in 1996 and revised in 2006, th...


Projects (2)
- Compare the portrait of Vietnam tourism in the eyes of the professional travel bloggers with that of non-professional ones; - Compare how these bloggers communicate their identities through their blog posts.