Handbook of the Latvian Language – Ready to meet users

The Latvian Language Agency, in cooperation with the Daugavpils University is pleased to invite to an informative seminar on November 8th about the new ways for learning and teaching that are available to students, schools, teachers and universities thanks to the newly created Handbook of Latvian Language in its electronic version valodasrokasgramata.lv/

This new language tool and the ways to use it will be presented by Inita Vītola, project coordinator and Head of the Language Development Division. Ilga Jansone, Director of the Latvian Language Institute of the University of Latvia, will tell abotu the content creation for this handbook. Ilga Jansone was also one of the scientific editors and author/co-author of several chapters of this material.

Work with content creation for this tool was completed by the Latvian Language Institute of the University of Latvia (2012 / 2014) upon commission by te Latvian Language Agency, but some members of the teaching staff of the University of Daugavpils were also part of the working group. Chapter titles include „General Linguistics”, „Grammar”, Sociolinguistics”. These will be presented by Prof. Vilma Šaudiņa, while Dr.Philol. Svetlana Polkovņikova will tell us more about chapters „Lexicology” and „Phraseology”.

The technical development of this tool was provided by SIA „Datorzinību centrs”.