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Latgalian in Latvia

pre-primary education

primary education

secondary education

 

Nautreni Secondary School

 

Nautreni Secondary School

 


Contactperson

Nellija Zogota

E-mail

 

 

Website

skola.nautreni.lv

Total number of teachers

25

Total number of pupils

225

Languages taught as subject

Latvian (2/3 hrs), English (3 hrs), Russian (3hrs) , German

Languages of instruction

Latvian

Languages used outside formal lessons

Latgalian

Skills trained in the minority language

Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing, mediation (= all sorts of communication in which a language user acts as an intermediate, e.g. translation, paraphrase, summary)

Availability of the teaching material

Bad; teachers and students have just ABC, grammar book, Latgale: valoda, literatura,folklora by J.Kursite, A.Stafecka

Quality of the teaching material

Good; the mentioned books are made by professionals

Developers of the teaching material

Publishing houses

Remarks

Our main problem is the lack of sufficient teaching materials.

We would like to cooperate with schools in different countries facing the same problems of teaching and studying minority languages, for example, in Estonia- Viru language, in Poland- Kashubu language, in Lithuania- Žemaiciu language etc.


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