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Information about the 2014 examination

This year’s examination will be based on the Vietnamese Senior External Syllabus 2008 (amended 2012).

The examination consists of an oral and a written component. Candidates must sit both components to be awarded a Level of Achievement.

Oral component
Candidates within 80 kilometres of the Brisbane CBD will be individually assessed at a central Brisbane venue. Candidates from all other areas will be individually assessed at their schools via telephone.

Details of each candidate's assessment will be posted to them by late September.

Written component
The written component (Reading, Writing and Listening) will be administered at the candidate's school.


The syllabus for this subject can be downloaded below or purchased in hard copy.


The syllabus sets out the aims, objectives, learning experiences and assessment requirements for the subject.

Subject notices

Subject notices provide information about this year's examination.

Assessment reports and past papers

Examination papers for this subject are developed by QCAA (since 2014). Previous examination papers were developed by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). Assessment reports and past papers (prior to 2014) are available on the VCAA website. We do not sell hard copies of VCAA assessment reports and past papers.

More information

Email or phone (07) 3864 0211.


Last updated: 3 October 2014

2014 Examination dates

  • Oral component: Saturday 18 October
    (candidates within 80 kms of Brisbane CBD)
  • Oral component: November
    (candidates from all other areas)
  • Written component: Mid-November
    (all candidates)

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