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Latvian I

This is a beginners' course that focuses on language proficiency and the Latvian cultural context.

The aim of the course is for you to gain a certain practical oral and written proficiency in Latvian language usage as well as basic knowledge about the Latvian language and its cultural context.

No previous knowledge of Latvian is required.

  • Course structure

    The course covers the basics in Latvian grammar, pronunciation, morphology, syntax, oral and written skills, as well as Baltic linguistics and Baltic history, culture and society.

    Modules

    The course consists of the following subcourses:

    1. Language language proficiency A, 7.5 credits
    2. Language language proficiency B, 7.5 credits
    3. Baltic linguistics - Latvian, 7.5 credits
    4. Baltic history, culture and society - Latvia, 7.5 credits

    Teaching format

    The course is taught in the form of lectures and seminars.

  • Course literature

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

  • Contact

    For questions concerning the course, please contact director of studies Lilita Zalkalns (lilita.zalkalns@balt.su.se)