NEW ESTONIAN LANGUAGE COURSES 0-A1, A1-A2
Estonian Language Courses
The course fee - ImmiSoft covers up to 50% of the cost, Innove covers the rest of the sum
The course fee is 3,90 € per hour of lessons. ImmiSoft covers up to (40%) of the expenses, the rest of the sum (60 - 100%) will be covered by Innove after you have successfully passed the national Estonian language test A2, B1 or B2. Read more about the reimbursement of the expeneses spent on Estonian language courses by clicking here: http://www.innove.ee/et/uudised/314/eesti-keele-oppe-kulude-huvitamine/
Certificate A2 Preparatory Courses 0-A2 for Beginners.
The preparatory course 0-A1 is geared towards students with no prior knowledge of Estonian. It deals with key topics from day-to-day life, for example, food, leisure and living, and in doing so teaches basic concepts of Estonian grammar.You learn how to greet others and how to present yourself. You are able to ask for something in Estonian and to ask questions. You read simple texts and practise completing forms and writing emails. With the help of listening exercises, you learn to understand spoken Estonian, for example on the radio or on the telephone.The course concludes with the Estonian A1 test.
The preparatory course for the A2 certificate is geared towards students with prior knowledge of Estonian to level A1. It deals with key topics from day-to-day life, such as health, orientation in the town and shopping, and in doing so builds upon basic grammatical knowledge.
You learn to hold simple conversations and to arrange meetings, for example. You deepen your reading skills using authentic texts (newspaper articles, reports, advertisements etc.) and practise writing informal letters. With the help of listening exercises, you learn to understand spoken Estonian, including in longer discussions. The course concludes with the national Estonian A2 examination.
Certificate B1 - The preparatory course for the B1 certificate is geared towards students with prior knowledge of Estonian to level A2. It deals with key issues from day-to-day life, for example education, work, protecting the environment and media. The course rounds off the basic grammatical knowledge taught in the preparatory courses for certificates A1 and A2. You learn to express yourself freely in Estonian, in order to report about your personal situation, for example, or to be able to negotiate something with a partner. When it comes to reading, you acquire the ability to understand complicated everyday texts, such as newspaper advertisements or package information leaflets. You practise writing formal letters, such as applications or letters of complaint, and, with the help of listening exercises, learn to understand spoken Estonian in general, everyday situations, even when it is not spoken slowly and clearly.
The course concludes with the Estonian test for immigrants (A2 - B1). Successful participation in the final examination is sufficient proof of satisfactory Estonian language skills for citizenship applications.