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Basic Lithuanian as a foreign language A1.1

If you can speak English and want to learn the basics of Lithuanian language – this course is for you!

Way of learning
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After the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • articulate Lithuanian sounds correctly;
  • use grammatical and lexical constructions appropriate for level A1.1;
  • read and understand texts appropriate for level A1.1;
  • understand audio recordings appropriate for level A1.1;
  • provide and to ask for necessary information;
  • start and to maintain a simple conversation, to ask and to answer questions;
  • briefly talk on the topics listed above;
  • to write a simple text (a note, a letter, an sms),
  • to fill in a short questionnaire.

During the language learning course you will learn:

  • The alphabet.
  • The main regularities of pronunciation.
  • The present tense of verbs.
  • Singular nominative, genitive, accusative, locative and vocative of nouns.
  • Plural nominative, genitive and accusative of nouns.
  • Prepositions “į”, “pas”, “iš”, “prie”.
  • Genitive for possession.
  • Possessive and demonstrative pronouns.
  • Genitive for names.
  • Nominative and accusative of numerals; agreement with nouns.
  • Singular and plural nominative of adjectives; agreement with nouns.
  • Question formation.

The main topics while learning Lithuanian:

  • Countries, cities, citizens.
  • Making acquaintance.
  • The city.
  • A telephone conversation.
  • Professions.
  • Days of the week, a weekend.
  • Family, relatives.

Length

  • 8 weeks

Volume

  • 80 academic hours (3 ECTS)

Target group

  • All who speak English and want to learn Lithuanian

Prerequisites for entering the course

  • Beginner

Acknowledgement of acquired competencies

  • Level A1.1 certificate (with positive evaluation after final exam)

Jurgita Cvilikaitė-Mačiulskienė

Lecturer of the Institute of Foreign Languages

Have been working as a lecturer at VMU for more than 15 years. Have taught General English (levels A1-B2), Legal English (C1/C2), Translation of Specialised Texts, as well as Lithuanian as a Foreign Language. The main areas of her research interests are translation, lexical semantics, TEFL and implementation of ICT in language teaching.


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