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Ten bilingual folktales help teach English

Update: February, 25/2014 - 09:49
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HA NOI (VNS)  — The bilingual edition of Viet Nam's picture folktales has been released in Vietnamese and English by the Kim Dong Publishing House.

Ten stories were introduced in the first phase including Chuyen Ong Giong (The Story of Saint Giong); Son Tinh, Thuy Tinh; Su Tich Ho Guom (The Legend of Sword Lake); Tam Cam; and Thach Sanh.

Famous writers behind the titles include To Hoai, Vu Tu Nam and Mai Long.

The copies are expected to help improve the English skills of Vietnamese children who want to learn about traditional folklore and aid the understanding of foreigners.

The publisher also said it hoped the books would be given as gifts to foreign children and overseas Vietnamese children, who want to enjoy Vietnamese literature. — VNS

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