New Latvian Language Textbook for Estonian students launched in Latvian Language Agency

ig1The Latvian Language Agency has published a new Latvian language textbook, aimed at Estonian students. The author of the textbook is Ilze Zagorska, the lecturer of the Latvian language and culture at the University of Tartu. Ilze has been teaching Latvian to Estonian students for six years and the newly-published textbook is based on her teaching experience. The textbook is meant for beginners, it contains 13 chapters of reading, writing and speaking exercises, a Latvian-Estonian dictionary and a supplement that explains the grammatical topics included in the textbook. The book is artfully designed and colourfully illustrated by Ģirts Semēvics and Inese Siliniece.

The textbook was launched during the Second Baltic Student Conference “Bridges in the Baltics” on 3 October 2014 at Satori Birojnīca, Rīga. The textbook will be presented to the Estonian audience on 21 November 2014 at the University of Tartu.

The textbook can be bought at the Latvian Language Agency (Lāčplēša iela 35–5, Riga), the Jāņa Roze bookstore (Latvia), the Tartu University Bookshop (Tartu) and the Rahva Raamat bookstore (Estonia).