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Famous People Born in Latvia

Powerpoint presentation - A brief introduction to famous people born in Latvia. This presentation can be used for culture and language classes. It was originally used to make role cards to practise introducing oneself.

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Latvian Language and Culture through the Ages

Powerpoint presentation: A description of the development of the Latvian language, as well as folk songs, folk tales, proverbs and beliefs. This was originally a lecture as part of a series of events relating to Central and Eastern Europe.

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Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture

A list of internet resources for Honours students studying Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture at beginners’ and intermediate level, as well as for students at all levels who are taking Latvian as their compulsory language as part of the language-based postgraduate degree in Russian, Central and East European Studies.

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Latvian Music

Powerpoint presentation An introduction to traditional Latvian music; classical composers, artists and conductors; ballet; modern music This is an introduction to Latvian music for Honours students studying Latvian Language, History, Society and Culture

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Latvian mythology and its interpretation in folk art and song

A powerpoint presentation - A description of Latvian pagan deities, their symbols in folk art and folk songs, with English translations, in which these deities are mentioned. This presentation is the basis of a tutorial on Latvian mythology. We discuss the deities, look at examples of folk art and translate the folk songs into English.

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