BA_E_cetb Estonian text reading

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Participants should have already studied Estonian for at least one year.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on reading and interpreting texts in Estonian. At the end of the course students should be able to read literary texts in Estonian, interpret and translate them, find out unknown vocabulary or phraseology.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course student should be able to read independently Estonian literary text. The student should be able to understand better syntactical structures in Estonian and come up with an adequate translation of them to his or her mother tongue. Students will also enrich their vocabulary and have more skill in working with various dictionaries or lexical databases.
  • Texts to be read are chosen by the teacher according to their complexity and cultural significance.
    not specified
  • Saagpakk, P.: Eesti-inglise sõnaraamat. Koolibri: Tallinn 2000.
  • Raid, A.: Tšehhi-eesti sõnaraamat. Valgus: Tallinn 1966.
Teaching methods
reading, text interpretation, comparing existing translations, translation
Assessment methods
participation in classes, final translation
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every other week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
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