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Lithuanian Language Proficiency IV

The course covers Lithuanian grammar corresponding to the CEFRL level A2.2, and provides both theoretical knowledge about the Lithuanian language and practical language skills for oral and written everyday communication.

  • Course structure

    Instruction is in the form of lecture and seminars.
    Course requirements: participation in discussions and seminars on campus or via online platforms, the university internet platform or other channel. Assignment submission deadlines are an obligatory part of the course. Completion of the obligatory assignments are necessary in order to participate in subsequent examinations.

    The language of instruction is English.

    Learning Outcomes:

    At the end of the course the student will be able to:

    • identify and analyze grammatical structures in Lithuanian texts corresponding to the CEFR level A2.2
    • translate texts to Lithuanian corresponding to the CEFR level A2.2 with the use of aids
    • carry out simple conversations in standard Lithuanian
    • express oneself in writing in standard Lithuanian

    Teaching format

    Instruction is either as distance learning or on campus, according to how the course event is defined.

    More detailed information can be found in the course description. The course description is available at the latest one month before the start of the course.

    Grading criteria (in Swedish)

    BA2164 Betygskriterier (303 Kb)

    Assessment

    The course is examined through submitted assignments. Continual examination takes place through one written assignment submission in connection with each seminar. The basis for grading the separate examination assignments are explained in the grading criteria.

    The examination takes place in English.

    More detailed information can be found in the course description. The course description is available at the latest one month before the start of the course.

    Examiner

    Examinatorer VT2022 (238 Kb)

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Excerpts of the following works (available on Athena):

    1. Ramoniene, Meilute; Ian Press. Colloquial Lithuanian. The Complete Course for Beginners. London, New York: Routledge, 2015. [Electronic resource]
    2. Džežulskienė, J. (2018). Easy Lithuanian: Beginners Book 1. Eligijus Dzezulskis-Duonys.
    3. Žukienė, R. (2012). Lithuanian Course for Foreigners: Theory and Practice. Vilnius: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Press. [Electronic resource]
    4. Ramoniene, Meilute; Vilkiene, Loreta. Po truputi. Mokinio knyga. (Student's book). Balkos lankos. 1999.
    5. Ramoniene, Meilute; Vilkiene, Loreta. Po truputi. Pratybu sasiuvinis. (Exercise book). Baltos lankos, 1999.
    6. Additional material in the modules (on ATHENA)

     

    Reference books:

    1. Piesarskas, B., Press, I., & Svecevicius, B. (2013). Lithuanian Dictionary. Taylor and Francis. [Electronic resource]
    2. Ramonienė, M., Pribušauskaitė, J., Ramonaitė, J. T., & Vilkienė, L. (2020). Lithuanian: A Comprehensive Grammar. London: Routledge.  [Electronic resource]
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