40th Summer School of Slovene Language 2021 Online

The online course is an opportunity for everyone who wishes to learn Slovene from the beginning or refresh and upgrade what they have already learnt. Treat yourself to an excellent course with brilliant teachers of Slovene who have a lot of experience in live online teaching.

5–23 July 2021

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Duration (60 classes, 45 minutes each)

5–23 July 2021

For participants from North and South America:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 4 classes, from 4.00 to 7.30 pm (Slovene time)
  • Thursday, Friday: 3 classes, from 4.00 to 6.30 pm (Slovene time)

For other participants:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 4 classes, from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm (Slovene time)
  • Thursday, Friday: 3 classes, from 9.00 to 11.30 am (Slovene time)

During the Summer School, we will also have an accompanying programme twice a week.

Course

The course is organized as a videoconference on ZOOM. The online classes are similar to the ones in a regular classroom. Your teacher is going to be with you live, every day for 3 or 4 school hours, and will answer your questions. The teacher will give you various tasks. There will be plenty of opportunities for conversation, phonetic exercises, grammar tasks, reading, listening and writing activities. 

We will send you the learning material via regular mail; you will receive it before the beginning of the course.

IN ORDER TO ATTEND THE ONLINE CLASSES, YOU NEED:

  • a good internet connection,
  • a computer with a camera and a microphone
  • and a quiet room.

Price: EUR 572

The learning material is included in the price.

In each group there are 5 to 10 students.

  • Certificates

    Certificate of Attendance 

    At the end of the Summer School you will receive an official Certificate of Attendance of a Slovene language course at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.

    Credit points

    After successful completion of the course, participants are awarded 3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). 80-percent attendance is required in order to receive a certificate (thus each participant is allowed to be absent for two school days) and a positive result at the final test.

    Certificate of Slovene

    If you want to obtain an official certificate of Slovene you can take the Exam of Slovene at the Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Level carried out by the Examination Centre at the Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language and other institutions in Slovenia (only the Bacis Level).

  • Participants

    Anyone with an interest in learning Slovene is very welcome. However, participants must be at least 18 years old; younger participants should attend the Youth Summer School.
  • Scholarships

    Members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants can apply for the scholarship (2-week morning course). The deadline for applications is 1 May 2021. More information and application…

    Candidates who do not have Slovene background, but are actively engaged in Slovene culture or in some other way contribute to the promotion of Slovenia in the world can apply for one of the scholarships of the Jana Zemljarič Miklavčič Scholarship Trust. The deadline for applications is 1 May 2021More…

  • Application

    You can apply for the course with the application form no later than 31 May 2021. Between 14 and 18 June 2021 you will be asked to attend a short online placement interview. We will inform you if we have a group for your level of knowledge no later than 22 June and ask you to make the payment.

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