Learning Vietnamese – Are you married yet? (part 2)

Vietnamese attitudes toward marriage and family are reflected in how questions about marriage are phrased. Whereas in English it would be quite inappropriate to ask : “are you married yet?” (implying the expectation that the person should married), in Vietnamese the addition of “yet?” expresses the hope of most Vietnamese to experience the joys of marriage and having children…

Read more: http://vlstudies.com/vn/news–events/learn-vietnamese-online/learning-vietnamese—are-you-married-yet-part-2/717/1

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