Latvian Language Proficiency II, 7.5 credits

About the education

Course Aim and Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is to impart knowledge of basic grammatical structures in Latvian texts, utilize a basic vocabulary in Latvian, apply the basic rules for Latvian pronunciation, and express oneself in writing and orally in basic Latvian. This is a distance learning course, which utilizes the university's Athena web-based platform. The language of instruction is English.

Contents and Methods of Instruction

The course consists of 8 modules. You work with one module per week, where you practice Latvian grammar, pronunciation, morphology, syntax, oral and written language proficiency. Assignment submission deadlines are an obligatory part of the course. Completion of the obligatory assignments are necessary in order to participate in subsequent examinations. There are no physical class meetings on campus during the course.

Subject: Baltic Languages

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Area of interest: Language and Linguistics

Languages open doors to other cultures, experiences, business contacts and collaboration between countries. At Stockholm University you can study nearly 30 different languages. You can also delve into more theoretical subjects such as Linguistics and Bilingualism.

Language and Linguistics studies can lead to a large variety of professions within teaching, research and industry, the public sector, trade and tourism, and other areas.