When be- ing praised for something, a Vietnamese often declines to accept praise by humbly claiming that he does not warrant such esteem.
The Vietnamese do not customarily demonstrate their knowledge, skills, or possessions without being asked to do so.
Modesty and humility are emphasized in the culture of the Vietnamese and deeply ingrained into their natural behavior.
Therefore, bragging is often criticized and avoided.
Only a few urban people, influenced by Western customs, celebrate birthdays, since that occasion is not a Vietnamese customs Nor do Vietnamese send Christmas cards.
Wedding and funeral ceremonies are important events and are usually performed with solemn and traditional rituals.
LANGUAGE Vietnamese is basically a monosyllabic language having six tones, which give the language a sing-song effect.A word can be repeated with any one of six tones to indicate six different meanings.