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Short about study course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Inga Laizāne
Study type:Pilna laika
Target audience:Medicine; Juridical Science; Communication Science; Pharmacy; Public Health; Nursing Science; Psychology; Rehabilitation; Business Management; Social Welfare and Social Work; Sociology; Political Science; Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Linguistics

Objective

To acquire basics of Latvian in order to be able to communicate at basic level A1 (according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the English language. Without preliminary knowledge of the Latvian.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Upon successful completion of the course, students will know:
• the lexical minimum of conversational themes;
• the simplest language rules;
• the principles of question formation, including question words.

Skills

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:
• comprehend simple necessary information;
• give information about oneself, family, studies, daily routine orally and in writing;
• ask simple questions and to answer them.

Competence

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to use Latvian language at basic level in daily communication.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses 2Free choice
International Governance and Diplomacy2Master’sLimited choiceInga Laizāne
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses 2Free choice
International Governance and Diplomacy2Master’sLimited choiceInga Laizāne