Events for the Public
Closure Notice: The American Center will be closed three days next week in observance of Vietnamese holidays: April 28 (National Anniversary of Hung King), April 30 (Victory Day), and May 1 (International Labor Day).
All of the below events are open for the public. We would like you to plan carefully before registering with us so that we have enough seats for participants. If you register for our events but change your plan, kindly notify us by email to email@example.com. If you would like to be an American Center member, please register.
***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THOSE NOTED OTHERWISE. Register here.***
All events take place at 1st Floor of the Rose Garden Tower at 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, except those noted otherwise. Remember to bring your ID with you.
|Apr. 24, 11:00 - 12:00||E-communication Etiquette||Wendy Zaman, Information Resources Officer, U.S. State Department|
|Apr. 24, 6:00 - 9:30||Movie Screening in Hornor of the World IP Day: The Longest Ride (2015)
Venue: CGV Cinemas Mipec Tower, 5th Floor, 229 Tay Son Street, Hanoi
Register here for ticket.
|U.S. Embassy Hanoi & CGV Cinemas|
|Apr. 29, 3:00 - 4:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|May 5, 3:00 - 4:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|May 5, 4:30 - 5:00||Introduction to eLibraryUSA||American Center|
|May 6, 3:00 - 4:00||Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage: What It Means to Me||Winston Le and Niki Pham, U.S. Embassy Hanoi|
|May 7, 10:00 - 11:00||An Hour with an American Friend||Brad Powell|
|May 8, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour||Carrie O'Neill|
|May 12, 2:00 - 3:00||Critical Thinking: Drawing Conclusions from Evidence||Alex Yates, Novelist|
|May 12, 3:00 - 4:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
|May 13, 3:00 - 4:30||Debate Club||AC Interns|
|May 14, 10:00 - 11:00||An Hour with an American Friend||Brad Powell|
|May 15, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour||Carrie O'Neill|
|May 15, 3:00 - 4:00||Managing Your Career: Development||Dam Thi Thuy Hang, Nguyen Thi Lan, USG Exchange Alumni|
|May 19, 10:00 - 11:00||Conversation Hour||Kim Teson, U.S. Embassy Hanoi|
|May 19, 2:00 - 3:00||Critical Thinking: Making Persuasive Claims||Alex Yates, Novelist|
|May 19, 3:00 - 4:30||American English Club||AC Interns|
Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00 am
Carrie O’Neill, U.S. Embassy
Call it a conversation, or any one of this word’s synonyms - chat, colloquy, converse, dialog, discussion, etc. – this is an hour of informal talk and your opportunity to improve your English speaking and listening skills. An American host of the hour will introduce a topic and guide you through discussion around it. Come to chat and learn. Bring your friends and make even more friends!
American Center Interns
The goal of the American Center’s Debate Club is to create friendly environment where anyone can express and freely debate their ideas on interesting current topics. So if you like to analyze facts, communicates openly, or just interested in debate please make your way to the AC to join our club.
May 12, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Alex Yates, Novelist
In this discussion we will practice some of the most basic and important critical thinking skills. As a group we will learn about a small city in the United States, and then try to draw conclusions from the evidence at hand.
May 19, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Alex Yates, Novelist
In this discussion we will discuss how to write more persuasively. Participants will lean what a "claim" is, and together we will discuss the difference between writing strong claims and weak claims.
Events in 2014
Events in 2013
- Trace Effects - A collaborative English language video game experience for students ages 12-16. Learn English and explore American culture through puzzles, games, and adventures in an interactive world.