Ventspils, Latvia

Usage of Latvian in different contexts

when 29 July 2018 - 11 August 2018
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 EC
fee EUR 500

- every day (spoken texts);

- economy and government institutions (technical, administrative and legal Latvian);

- fiction (including Latvian in translation) and media;

- science;

- Latvian Regional Variants: South Kurzeme dialects.

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Target group

Primarily aimed at Master and Doctorate level students who have some existing knowledge of Latvian as a foreign language.

Course aim

The programme aims to closely connect theorethical issues (language use, language contacts, linguistic cultural analysis research) with practical classes ( in the first part of the day). Every day there are also intensive Latvian language classes (Latvian language practicums). In the afternoons there will be discussions, workshops or field trips ( Ventspils, Liepāja, Rucava, Kolka, Kuldīga).

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