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Interview with Phuong Vo

Interviewee: 
Vo, Phuong
Interviewer: 
Lambert, Anne
Date of Interview: 
1998-10-19
Identifier: 
LGVO0033
Subjects: 
Overcoming Obstacles
Abstract: 
Phuong Vo talks about her determination to learn English.
Collection: 
Charlotte Narrative and Conversation Collection
Collection Description: 
Anne Lambert interviewed Charlotte residents to collect stories for a class project at UNC Charlotte.
Transcript:
PV (Phuong Vo): My name Phuong Vo. I 'm from Vietnam. I been in, uh, United States for, uh, 17 years. But, uh, I always stay home, and take care of home, and do everything at home. That's why my communication is not well. Um, I know with my people when the lady is married always at home, but in the United States, it, the woman different. We must, to go out to working and do something and build up my life, and learn to do an, another people. That why I want to go back to school, um, study but, uh, I know my speech isn't well because my pronunciation, uh, is a problem I always have with my language. Uh, right now, I think, um, if I work with another people, uh, English, if use the language, I must talking everyday. That's why I want to learn more pronunciation, more vocabulary, how to write it. And I think that's all.
AT (Anne Thomas): I think that's enough. Thank you. If you're tired, that's enough. Thank you very much. You did a good job! Thank you.
END OF INTERVIEW
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