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Expressing one’s nationality

You saw above that you can say where you are from by saying Tôi đến từ … Another way to express one’s nationality is using là plus a noun phrase, as shown below:

Tôi là người Mỹ.
(lit., I be person America)
I am American.

Tôi là người Việt Nam.
(lit., I be person Vietnam)
I am Vietnamese.

These answer the question:

Anh là người nước nào?
(lit., You be person country which)
What is your nationality?

Here are some more nationalities:

người Trung Quốc
Chinese

người Pháp
French

người Ca Na Đa
Canadian

người Mê Hi Cô
Mexican

người Úc
Australian