Early Age English Success: Building a Wealthy Future in Ho Chi Minh City


  • Nguyen Duc Quynh Anh Ngoi Sao High School
  • Duc Bao Lam Nguyen North Gwinnett High School
  • Vu Mai Ha Vy Stepping Stones Education Company Limited
  • Tran Duc Anh University of Technology (UT) – Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (HCM-VNU)
  • Tran Duc Minh DePauw University in Indiana


It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I present to you “Early Age English Success: Building a Wealthy Future in Ho Chi Minh City.” This book is the culmination of extensive research and an unwavering commitment to empowering young learners in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) with the essential language skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s interconnected world.

The scope of this book is to provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to English language learning, tailored specifically for young learners in Ho Chi Minh City. As this dynamic city continues to grow and embrace global opportunities, proficiency in English has become an invaluable asset. This book addresses the unique needs and interests of young learners, taking into account Ho Chi Minh City’s vibrant cultural heritage, spirit of innovation, and passion for education.

Research in the field of language education is of utmost importance, as language serves as a powerful tool for communication, cultural understanding, and personal growth. By equipping young learners with strong language skills, we enable them to engage confidently with the world and build a bright future for themselves and their community.

The information contained in this book is essential because it provides practical strategies, engaging activities, and insights that foster a lifelong passion for English. By making language learning enjoyable and connecting it to real-life experiences, we aim to inspire young learners to embrace the English language with enthusiasm and curiosity.

The escalating research in this field reflects the growing recognition of the transformative power of early age English education. As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, the ability to communicate effectively in English is vital for global citizenship and professional success.

This book is unusual and worth reading because it combines research-based approaches with practical applications, making language learning accessible and enjoyable for young learners. It emphasizes not only language proficiency but also the development of a growth mindset and cross-cultural understanding.

Parents, educators, and language enthusiasts will find this book highly valuable. It caters to educators seeking effective language teaching techniques, parents interested in supporting their children’s language development, and individuals eager to foster a passion for English in young learners.

By reading this book, you will gain valuable insights and strategies to empower children to become confident communicators in English. You will discover engaging activities, cultural immersion opportunities, and language learning games that make the language learning journey both enriching and enjoyable.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the educators, parents, and researchers who have contributed to the realization of this book. Your support and dedication have been instrumental in bringing this project to fruition.

In conclusion, “Early Age English Success: Building a Wealthy Future in Ho Chi Minh City” is dedicated to fostering a love for the English language and empowering our young learners to embrace a world of opportunities. Together, let us embark on this transformative journey, equipping the future leaders of Ho Chi Minh City with the language skills and passion needed to thrive in a globalized world.

Author Biographies

Nguyen Duc Quynh Anh, Ngoi Sao High School

Nguyen Duc Quynh Anh, fondly known as Mimi, was lying the educational foundation at the esteemed Ngoi Sao High School in the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Fueled by an unwavering commitment to exploring the captivating world of Gen-Zer trends and the global landscape, Mimi has etched her mark in e-commerce. Demonstrating her prowess, she astounded her peers by presenting a remarkable paper at an international conference. Engaged in a continuous quest for knowledge, Mimi delves deep into e-commerce, intercultural communication, and the dynamic world of business, igniting a fire of curiosity within. Her dedication to learning and boundless passion illuminate the path for a promising young scholar, brimming with the potential to orchestrate a meaningful impact on the world that awaits.

Duc Bao Lam Nguyen, North Gwinnett High School

Nguyen Duc Bao Lam, also known as Henry, is a student currently attending North Gwinnett High School in Georgia, US. Henry’s educational journey began at Mac Dinh Chi High School in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Driven by a strong ambition to change the world through artificial intelligence (AI), Henry has made significant contributions to the field. Notably, he has presented a paper at an international conference and are actively engaged in ongoing research focused on educational gamification and knowledge acquisition. With his dedication and passion for AI, Henry shows great potential to make a positive impact in shaping the future of technology and education.

Vu Mai Ha Vy, Stepping Stones Education Company Limited

Vu Mai Ha Vy, a multifaceted luminary who assumes the roles of an educator, entrepreneur, and visionary force, propelling the Stepping Stones Education Company Limited. Her scholarly pursuits find a nexus in higher education and the pedagogical domain of language. Vy’s academic laurels encompass a Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) accolade in higher education from the venerable University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, Poland (UITM in Rzeszow). This distinguished credential is further complemented by a Master of Arts in Linguistics conferred by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), affiliated with the Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam National University (HCM-VNU). Additionally, Vy’s academic repertoire includes a Master of Arts in TESOL obtained from France’s Horizons University. Vy’s intellectual footprint is eminently evident through an array of published treatises and presentations showcased across international journals and conferences, thereby cementing her stature as an authoritative and influential voice within the expansive terrain of language and STEM education in Vietnam.

Tran Duc Anh, University of Technology (UT) – Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (HCM-VNU)

Tran Duc Anh, an ardent final-year scholar pursuing Mechatronics Engineering at the distinguished University of Technology (UT) – Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (HCM-VNU), exhibits an unwavering devotion to advocating for the far-reaching potential of robotics and technology, encompassing artificial intelligence (AI), as they navigate the complexities of real-world predicaments. His academic odyssey and experiential undertakings intertwine seamlessly, punctuated by many commendable accomplishments. Among these, his active involvement in three distinct robotics projects merits special mention. A significant highlight resides in his attainment of the esteemed Silver Medal Award in an international robotics competition, an accolade that remarkably underscores his remarkable competence and steadfast dedication. Infused with an unflagging zeal for innovation and the systematic resolution of challenges, Tran Duc Anh extends a cordial invitation to readers to delve into the intricate confluence of language, technology, and prosperity within the pages of this insightful and forward-looking publication.

Tran Duc Minh, DePauw University in Indiana

Tran Duc Minh, a sophomore Economics major (with a prospective minor in Data Science) at DePauw University in Indiana, USA, demonstrates a profound passion for bolstering the Vietnamese economy. As a former top contender in the 2018 TV Presenter Contest by Ho Chi Minh City Television and an ex-radio host for DePauw’s WGRE, he possesses a keen understanding of language’s significance across formal and informal contexts. Minh’s encouragement for readers to explore English as a secondary language, regardless of age or social standing, underscores his commitment to linguistic growth and intercultural proficiency.

Unlocking Young Minds: Early Age English Success in Ho Chi Minh City