Language and culture are intertwined and inseparable. In Vietnamese culture, one of the fundamental rules is to respect your elders. Think of this lesson as an opportunity to dive into Vietnamese culture.
When you start using these pronouns when you talk to people, you’ll notice how positive they react to you. You’ll not only be showing people that you’re making an effort to learn Vietnamese words, but also giving respect and appreciation for the culture that goes with it.
As they say in Vietnamese “Nhập gia tùy tục” – “When you’re in a household, follow their customs.”