[lg policy] Estonia: Language policy of the Language Centre

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 22 15:36:36 UTC 2013

Language Policy
Language policy

At the Language Centre the students have the possibility to learn foreign
languages and improve the skills in Estonian academic language for native
speakers as elective courses.

Students can learn following foreign languages in the beginners┬┤ level A or
in advanced level B: English, German, Russian, Finnish, French, Norwegian,
Latin, Estonian as a foreign language.

All students studying at EMU have an obligatory course of English or German
for Specific Purposes in B2 level.

The students of veterinary medicine have also an obligatory course of Latin
for Specific Purposes in A1 level.

We also have close cooperation with University of Tartu, who accepts our
students for language courses. Students are advised to take courses from
language schools or folk universities.

Every semester, starting from September/October and February, the Language
Centre offers Estonian language course free of charge to incoming students
and members of staff. Incomers can also take part in the classes of English
or German for specific purposes and elective language courses.

Language Centre
Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu 51014, Estonia, phone +372 731 3162, e-mail:
ylle.sihver at emu.ee

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