Thinh Van Le - PhD Student Profile - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury

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Thinh Van Le

Thinh Van Le


Bachelor of Arts in teaching English (Qui Nhon University – Vietnam)
Master of TESOL (University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam)

PhD Project Title

Social networking sites in teaching and learning English in high schools in Vietnam


Assoc. Prof. Una Cunningham
Dr. Kevin Watson

Expected Completion of PhD



Country of Origin: Vietnam

 2010 – 2015               English teacher at Banking Academy – Phu Yen Branch
2007 – 2010                English teacher at language centres in Ho Chi Minh city 

Research Interests

Teaching English as a second language, CALL in language teaching


Journal articles        
Le, T. V. (2014). Techniques in teaching conversations. Humanising language teaching. Year 16 (2).

MA thesis “A survey on techniques of teaching conversations in the secondary school English textbook in Phu Yen Province” presented at Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh city - University of Social Science and Humanities. 2012.

Social networking sites in teaching and learning English in high schools in Vietnam” presented at the symposium at School of Education University of Canterbury

Improve multi-skills by using Facebook” presented at the 2013 International Conference on Innovation in English Language Teaching and Research held by Victoria University of Wellington.

Using videos in motivating teenagers” presented at The Fourth Annual International Tesol conference held by Seameo retrac, Kurtin University and HCM TESOL association.

Techniques in teaching conversations” presented at South Asia Amazing Minds conference in Danang.