Estonian for Beginners I, 0 > A1.1

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Time of occurrence
Credits
4.5 ECTS (120 hours)
Form of study
Classwork
Location
Tartu
Fee
540 EUR
Teachers
Linda Palts
Study group
Language acquisition
Program language
Estonian
Purpose:
The purpose of the course is to provide basic knowledge of the Estonian language by developing four sub-skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) through various activities.
Target group:
Foreign students
Outcome:
Upon completing the course the students will be able to:
- understand and use Estonian cases in singular, conjugate Estonian verbs in the present tense, use the imperative, use adjectives and cardinal numbers;
- communicate in everyday situations in the street, in a shop, at a restaurant and socialize in a group, talk and write about themselves, their eating habits, and express (dis)approval;
- understand and create elementary-level oral and written texts.
Teachers:
Linda Palts - Teacher of Estonian at the University of Tartu Institute of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Content:
Topic Credit Lectors
1. Topics:
Hello! Let's get acquainted
I am a student
My favourites
In the shop and in the café
My day
My family

Grammar:
Pronouns, verb conjugation in present tense
Grammatical cases (Nominative, Genitive, Partitive)
Semantic cases (Local cases etc)
Constructions: Who has...? Who likes ...?
120 Linda Palts

Location info:
Tartu linn Lessons take place at Jakobi 2-129.
Learning environment:
Studies and teaching takes place in appropriate classrooms, which have the required teaching equipment and meet the health and safety requirements.
Requirements to complete:
Participation in the lessons at least 80%
Outcome method:
non-differentiated (pass, fail, not present)
Grading method:
The course ends with a non-graded test
Grading criteria:
Passing the course requires completing the final test with the result of at least 51%
Document to be issued:
Certificate of completion
Tax refund:
Yes
Additional information:
Marianne Liibert, marianne.liibert@ut.ee, +372 +372 737 5358
Program code:
HVLC.TK.019
General contact:
Lifelong learning center
Ülikooli 18, Tartu, 50090
+372 737 6213

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