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Lithuanian Language Course | How Long Does It Take to Master Lithuanian? | Baltic Media Language Training Centre

In this section you will find out: How long does it take to master Lithuanian? | Does your mother-tongue affect your mastery of Lithuanian? | How many classes does it take to master Lithuanian? | Lithuanian  language course for companies | Lithuanian language course for individuals | Lithuanian language course for individuals | Private classes | How much does a Lithuanian language course cost?

 

Lithuanian (lietuvi┼│ kalba)is one of the two surviving Baltic languages (the other one is Latvian) which form a special subgroup within the Indo-European languages. There are about 2.9 million native Lithuanian speakers in Lithuania and about 200,000 abroad. As a Baltic language, Lithuanian is closely related to neighbouring Latvian and more distantly to Slavic, Germanic and other Indo-European languages. It is written in a Latin alphabet.

Among Indo-European languages, Lithuanian is conservative in some aspects of its grammar and phonology, retaining archaic features otherwise found only in ancient languages such as Sanskrit.

How Long Does It Take to Master Lithuanian? 

In order to learn the communication phrases used by tourists in daily situations a couple days in the language course will suffice. However, if you want to master written and spoken Lithuanian more properly, you should allow one to three years. In order to achieve an academic level, you will need at least five to seven years.

Is It Possible to Master It Faster?

With time and motivation you can master Lithuanian faster. The more time you dedicate to learning the language, the faster you will achieve the result. Daily communication in Lithuanian will be a great advantage. And do not forget the media (radio and television), press, cultural events, music, and films in Lithuanian.

Does Your Mother-Tongue Affect Your Mastery of Lithuanian?

If you speak Latvian or it is your mother-tongue, you will learn Lithuanian easier and faster. People proficient in Slavic and Germanic languages will see similarities with the Lithuanian grammar system and words loaned from these languages. The Baltic languages are more closely related to Slavic, Germanic, and Indo-Iranian (in that order) than to the other branches of the family. 

Some important tips in order to master Lithuanian faster:

  • Learn each new word in the context it is used in.
  • Repeat what you have learned often because repetition is the mother of learning;
  • Use both real and virtual Lithuanian language domain;
  • Use the media (TV, radio, music, literature, social media platforms) in Lithuanian;
  • Read fiction in Lithuanian, start with easy Lithuanian;
  • Let yourself make mistakes, use the language, jump in the Lithuanian language river for a swim! You can do it!

How Many Classes Does It Take to Master Lithuanian?

Each language learner is different, however, you can see roughly how much effort and time you will have to dedicate to learning the language below:

C2 - 60 hours (C2/1) + 60 hours (C2/2)

C1 - 60 hours (C1/1) + 60 hours (C1/2)

B2 - 60 hours (B2/1) + 60 hours (B2/2) 

B1 - 60 hours (B1/1) + 60 hours (B1/2)

A2 - 48 hours (A2/1) + 48 hours (A2/2)

A1 - 48 hours (A1/1) + 48 hours (A1/2)

If you want to master one of the oldest Indo-European languages, contact the employees of our language centre by e-mail: kursi@balticmedia.com or call +371 67224395. 

For more information on how the language courses of Baltic Media, the leading language service company in Northern Europe, are organized visit: https://www.balticmedia.com/language-training-courses-classes-lessons 

Baltic Media is a language service company founded in Sweden with over 25 years of experience, therefore, you can trust our Lithuanian language course!

Lithuanian Language Course for Companies

Teachers of the Baltic Media Language Learning Centre are professionals who use a creative, contemporary approach to preparing and conducting language courses and will adapt the content to your needs and wishes.

Lithuanian language courses we offer:

  • Correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2),;
  • Use a test to assesses Lithuanian language skills of employees before starting a course;
  • Develop all the necessary Lithuanian language skills with a focus on speaking;
  • Teach how to conduct successful business negotiations with clients or business partners.

During the studies, the teacher checks the progress of participants of the Lithuanian language course and at the end of the course submits to the employer a report on presence / absence and the assessment of language skills. Participants of the Lithuanian language course receive a certificate of the level of Lithuanian language skills achieved.

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Lithuanian Language Course for Individuals

Baltic Media Language Training Centre offers private lessons or group classes at our office. If you travel or go on business trips often, it is worth applying for Skype classes. Our teachers will develop a Lithuanian language course programme to meet your needs.

During classes you will learn how to do the following:

  • Book a hotel, order food, travel, find a job etc.;
  • Communicate to leave a good impression;
  • Tell about your culture or find out about the differences in another culture;
  • Conduct business negotiations successfully;
  • Prepare presentations in Lithuanian and much more.

All you have to do is assess your Lithuanian language skills and apply for private lessons or group classes.

Individual Lithuanian Language Course | Private Lessons

If you want to save money and master the language faster, you might want to apply for private Lithuanian language lessons.

Individual Lithuanian language course is especially effective as the lecturer dedicates all their attention to one language learner. Although one academic hour is slightly more expensive than a group lesson, money is spent more effectively and in the long run private lessons will cost you less. If you study individually, you will need less classes to achieve the desired result than you would in a group setting. 

If you have no prior knowledge of Lithuanian, start with the beginner's level A1.

How Much Does a Lithuanian Language Course Cost?

24 classes (48 academic hours) will cost you from 279 euro (incl. VAT), if the classes are conducted in an open group setting at the Baltic Media Language Training Centre on Elizabetes iela 2, Riga. The price of individual learning is from 19.00 EUR + VAT (21%) per one academic hour (45 min.). One standard lesson usually lasts 1.5 h (2 x 45 min.). Fees might differ depending on the level of the course. To find out the exact fee, contact our employees by e-mail; kursi@balticmedia.com or call +37167224395.