Pursuant to the decree of the Chancellor of the Ministry of Education and Research of 26.09.2016 No.1.1-3/16/183, the NGO Integratsiooni Ühiskondlikule Algatuskeskus has been issued a licence to conduct in-service training in preparation for the Estonian language level examination.


Group: foreign languages and cultures

Basis for the preparation of the syllabus: European Framework for Language Learning.

Total course content and structure:

Three different levels (A2,B1,B2).

By the end of each course, the learner will have reached the language level – A2 or B1,B2 – corresponding to the language proficiency levels of the European Framework of Reference for Languages, and will be able to express him/herself in both written and spoken language.

One lesson lasts 45 minutes. One course (contact teaching) will be based on the training programme plus ongoing independent work for homework.

Target group and conditions for enrolment.

The Estonian language courses are designed for native speakers of Russian who wish to start learning or develop their language skills in the language.

Admission is on the basis of applications. Those registering for the course will be interviewed and, if necessary, tested.

Learning environment.

The training activities will take place in premises suitable for the purpose and meeting the health and safety requirements at Vilisuu 7, Tallinn, 2nd floor. There are three classrooms with the necessary modern technical equipment (projectors, laptop, video and audio equipment, reproduction machine) for adult training. The classrooms are equipped with comfortable desks and chairs, which can be rearranged according to the needs of the training, and three staff offices.

The premises, with a total surface area of 136 m2 are located at Vilisuu 7, Tallinn, 2nd floor. The size of the classroom is chosen according to the size of the group. The size of the study group can be 8-12 people.

All classrooms have free wireless internet access.

Learning methods.

Lectures, seminars, group work, tests, written and oral assignments, presentations, role plays. Attention will be paid to the development of reading, listening, writing and speaking skills. Practical exercises will be based on the day-to-day needs of the organisation. Grammar acquisition is mainly lexical (words are learnt in compounds, expressions).

Conditions and documents to be issued.

1) A certificate of attendance or of completion of continuing training is issued to a person if the learning outcomes required for partial completion have not been met. In order to obtain the certificate, the work carried out is assessed on a rolling basis during the period of study. The learner must attend at least 60% of the training hours, complete the homework on an ongoing basis and take part in the control tests during the learning period.

2) To obtain the certificate, the work carried out is assessed on a rolling basis during the period of study and in the mock examination. The certificate is a document certifying the completion of the continuing training and is issued to the learner on completion of the assessment of the work in progress, attendance of at least 70% of the lessons, completion of the homework in progress, completion of the control tests and passing the mock examination (with a score of at least 60%) at the instructor’s premises.

Description of the qualification, study or work experience of the trainer, ensuring the competence of the trainer..

Trainers have a higher education, long experience in teaching Estonian and preparing for examinations. The teachers design the training programme, select the teaching materials and the teaching methodology on the basis of the curriculum and the needs and characteristics of the individual learners.


By the end of the training, the learner will:

    1. understands Estonian phrases and everyday expressions related to areas of importance to him/her (can introduce himself/herself and use very simple greetings and goodbyes, information about him/herself and family, shopping, home, work);
    2. Can cope with simple everyday situations requiring direct and simple communication on familiar topics when spoken slowly and clearly;
    3. can use simple phrases and sentences to describe his/her family, other people and living conditions and to express his/her needs;
    4. can say what he likes and what he doesn’t like;
    5. can find information in simple everyday texts (advertisements, job offers, brochures, menus, timetables).

can find information in simple everyday texts.

Objective: By the end of the training, the trainee will be motivated and have the necessary language skills to pass the Estonian language exam at level A2.

1.Conditions for starting the training:.

An in-company interview and an Estonian language test.

2.Total length of the course:

The total duration of the course is 220 hours, including. The total number of hours for a beginner level learner is 220 hours.

3.Content of the curriculum: 160 hours of language learning.

A2 Primary language skills: 160 hours in total.

1) Introduction: (greetings, polite expressions) Introduction and familiarisation (personal pronouns). Origin, nationality, languages, citizenship (interrogatives, present). Contact details (adjectives). Family status and family members, relatives and friends (phonetics, pronunciation) (occupation, age, appearance, clothes, colours, character) (gender differences).

2) Everyday life, home and place of residence: Place of residence (location, transport, district), (singular distinctive). House, purpose of the premises (staggered). Apartment (rent, taxes, prices of services, amenities), (participles). Furniture, household appliances, household utensils (subjunctive). Inviting guests, receiving guests, greetings, congratulations (subjunctive). Homework (short form).

3) Education:Education (subjects, teachers, homework). Life vocations and choice of studies (plural nominative). Further education, choice of profession (plural). Necessity of learning languages and computers (past). Vocational schools.

4) Occupation, profession and work: Names of occupations and related activities (nominative as object of the nominative). Workplace, job duties, working conditions, work equipment, (imperative) salary, holidays, collective (present and present participles). Daily schedule (interrogative subjunctive). Looking for a job. Interview with employer.

5) Service: Information about the service, location, opening hours (asking pronouns and their translations). Service establishments (hairdresser, beauty salon, atelier, etc.). Breakdown and repair work (hiring a handyman). Cafe, bar, restaurant (conditional pronunciation). Payment options (cash, bank transfer or bank card), (adjectives). Bank and banking services (deposits, payments, loans, internet banking).

6) Wellbeing, health and well-being: The human body and body parts (adjective comparatives). Diseases, accidents (adjective comparatives). Ambulance, medical emergency. Taking medicines. Pharmacy (getting information). Health centre (specialised doctors, registering for medical appointments) .

7) Leisure, hobbies and entertainment: Cinema, TV and videos (introspective, subsubscript, extra-script, companion). Theatre, concerts, exhibitions, museums. Health sports. Television and radio programmes. Friends and acquaintances (birthdays, anniversaries and holidays). Interests, cultural interests, hobbies. Media: newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, computer.

8) Shopping, prices: Commerce and shopping, shops and market (singular and plural adjective, singular possessive, adjective comparatives). Choosing goods (food, consumer goods). Situations: buyer-seller dialogue. Buying places (opening hours, prices). Advertising and consumption. Price and quality . Payment options (cash, transfer or bank card).

9) Food and drink: Food (meat, fish, dairy products, vegetables, fruit and berries, etc.), (plural pronoun, plural participle, plural participle). Places to eat and eating out. Conversations with waiters and waitresses (asking for information, orders, menu). Food preparation, recipes. Eating habits.

10) Environment, nature, weather: Location and surroundings. Buying, looking for, renting a home. Directions. Weather forecast, weather. Seasons. People’s activities and entertainments at different times of the year.

11) Transport and asking for directions: Traffic, getting around town. Public transport and timetables. Tickets and the starting point. Directions, asking for directions.

4.Description of independent work:

Independent work includes: acquisition of the material outside the lecture, homework according to the tasks given by the lecturer , preparation for the auditorium work.

5.Study materials:

Teaching material/resources used: The following study packages are used to ensure A2 language proficiency:

Mall Pesti, Helve Ahi. Aavo Valmis, Lembetar Valmis, Lihtne eesti keele grammatika, Tallinn TEA Kirjastus; Aino Siirak , Eesti keele grammatika tabelites, Tallinn Kirjastus Pangloss.

Participants in the training will receive additional materials on paper, prepared by the teacher.

Course Cost: 1600 EUR

1.By the end of the training, the learner will:

    1. can introduce himself/herself and use polite expressions, can express surprise, joy, sadness, interest and indifference, can react to such emotions;
    2. knows and uses the Estonian vocabulary that enables him/her to follow a clear speech in everyday communication, to communicate in typical work situations with colleagues and clients;

to express his/her feelings, emotions and feelings of satisfaction and to express his/her feelings of joy and pleasure.

    1. can cope with most practical situations using simple language;
    2. Can understand spoken Estonian, can enter into a conversation without preparation if the subject matter is familiar;

Can communicate in simple everyday situations in a wide range of situations.

    1. Can read a variety of short texts on different topics;

Can read a wide range of short texts on different topics.

    1. can write personal letters, notes, fill in questionnaires, make plans and deliver news;
    2. can describe a real or imaginary event, his/her experiences and experiences in a simple text.

can write a short or a short summary of a personal statement or a personal interview.


3.Entry requirements:.

At least A2 level in Estonian. Persons who have completed A2 level training or passed the A2 level examination (A2 level certificate passed by Innoves SA), or whose language proficiency corresponds to A2 level and who wish to continue their Estonian language studies in order to pass the B1 level examination. The level will be checked by an oral interview with the training company and by a written test in Estonian.

4.Total duration of the course:

The total duration of the language course at level B1 is 260 hours, including. The total number of hours for the language learner is 260 hours, including 180 hours of classroom work and 80 hours of independent work.

5. Content of the curriculum.

B1 communicative competence level:

1) Introduction: Introduction of self and others. Close people, acquaintances and friends. Origin, nationality, languages, citizenship (family tree, childhood). Family status and family members, relatives. Family traditions. Drawing up forms and simple documents.

2) Everyday life, home and place of residence: Location, layout, furnishings. Maintenance, conditions and cost. Information on conditions of purchase, sale and rent and other services. Descriptions of properties for sale and rent. Renovation and maintenance. Housekeeping and household chores. Family budget.

3) Education: Education and schooling. Education system and learning opportunities. Further education, continuing studies abroad. Language and computer learning. Retraining (application, CV, letter of motivation, mandate, etc.).

4) Career, occupation and work: Job, duties, working conditions, tools, salary, staff. Job search. Written job advertisements. Interview with the employer. Documentation related to employment. Problems at work and how to solve them. A working day or an incident in it.

5) Service: Describing the service, explaining the method of payment and the terms of payment. Labels, signs, advertisements. Use of service and emergency numbers. Payment options (cash, transfer or bank card). Bank and banking services (deposits, payments, loans, internet banking). Insurance.

6) Well-being, health and well-being: Relief services, reason for referral. Illnesses (emergency), accidents (trauma). Request for a medical referral (also by phone and online). Ambulance summons, conversation with a doctor on the advice line. Information on treatments, medicines, as well as times, dates, etc. Buying medicines, asking for information about them. Healthy eating.

7) Recreation, leisure and entertainment: Cultural, leisure and sports facilities. Cultural and sporting events. Hobbies, leisure and entertainment. Official receptions and visits. Information and online communication. Media: newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, computer.

8) Shopping, prices: Commerce and shopping facilities. Description of goods. Communication in the shop. Shopping places (opening hours, prices, payment methods, etc.). Foodstuffs, consumer goods. Advertising and consumption. Price and quality. Discounts, leasing.

9) Food and drink: Catering facilities (menus, ordering, including via Internet, organisation of events). Cuisines of different nations, recipes. Conversations with waiters and waitresses (asking for information, making reservations, ordering, menu). Eating habits, healthy eating. Price and quality, advertising. Payment methods (cash or bank card). Ingredients, preparation methods, etc. Local and exotic foods.

10) Society, relations in society: Police and Border Guard. Tax and Customs Board, etc. State agencies. Emergency services (rescue and ambulance). Personality, appearance, habits. Meetings with people (short messages and announcements). Relations with friends and parents. Hobbies. Communication and the internet. Correspondence (personal letter, note).

11) Environment, places, nature, weather: Nature and attractions of the place of residence. Geographical and cultural features of important places. Nature, nature and environmental protection in Estonia. Seasons and climate. Weather forecast, weather. Maps, diagrams, leaflets. People’s activities and leisure activities at different times of the year.

12) Culture and languages, language learning: Estonian culture and cultural areas, cultural life. Population, ethnicity. Language skills, languages, language learning. Language policy.

13) Transport, sightseeing: Booking and buying tickets. Information on transport, travel and transport services. Tickets and how to use them. Directions, asking for directions and guiding. Getting around in the Old Town, guide.

14) Travel and holidays: Travel options (by car, boat, bus, plane, etc.). Travel advertisements, itinerary planning. Getting information, visas, accommodation, room reservations . Travel agencies and services offered. Accommodation. Travel experiences and sightseeing. Favourite places in Estonia and abroad. Holidays and activities. Hiking, active holidays.

5.Description of independent work:

Independent work includes: acquisition of the material outside the lecture, homework according to the tasks given by the lecturer, preparation for the auditorium work.

Course Cost: 1800 EUR

1. Õpiväljundid:

Koolituse lõpuks õppija:

  1. mõistab suhteliselt pika ja keeruka ühiskeelse jutu põhisisu;
  2. mõistab nii elavat kui salvestatud selgelt liigendatud juttu enamikul igapäevaelu, õppimise ja tööga seotud teemadel;
  3. suudab jälgida vestlust ja keerukama sisuga väitlust juhul, kui teema on tuttav ja vestluse suunda toetavad selged märksõnad;
  4. saab aru üldhuvitavate, regulaarselt korduvate teemade üksikasjadest (uudised, intervjuud, filmid, tuttavama ainestiku loengud);
  5. saab aru vestluse põhisisust, kõneleja seisukohtadest, kavatsustest ning vestluse formaalsusastmest;
  6. oskab kriitiliselt kuulata, teha järeldusi ja selgitada oma vaatenurki, kaaluda kõnealuste seisukohtade tugevaid ja nõrku külgi.

2.Eesmärk: koolituse lõpuks on koolitatav motiveeritud ja omab vajalikku keeleoskust eesti keele eksami tasemel B2 sooritamiseks.

3.Õpingute alustamise tingimused:

Eesti keele oskus vähemalt B1-tasemel. Isikud, kes on läbinud B1-taseme koolituse või sooritanud B1-taseme eksami (SA Innoves sooritatud B1- taseme tunnistus), või kelle keeleoskus vastab B1-tasemele ja kes soovivad jätkata eesti keele õpinguid B2-taseme eksami sooritamiseks. Tasemele vastavust kontrollitakse koolitusfirma suulisel vestlusel ja eesti keele kirjaliku testi tegemisega.

4.Õppe kogumaht:

Edasijõudnu B2 tasemel keelekasutaja õppe kogumaht on 450 tundi, sh. auditoorne maht 250 tundi, iseseisva töö osakaal 200 tundi.

5.Õppekava sisu B2 edasijõudnu tase: 

 1) Isikututvustus: Rollid ja suhted perekonnas. Peretraditsioonid, kodukultuur. Armastus ja abielu: noor perekond, lapse sünd. Lapsed (laste kasvatamine ja suunamine, kogemuste edastamine). Huvid (lemmiktegevused ja osalemine ühistegevuses).  Formularide ja lihtsamate dokumentide koostamine (avaldus, CV,   seletuskiri, volitus jne).  Ettekanded, aruanded, kokkuvõtted, selgitused, ametikirjad.

2) Igapäevaelu, kodu ja kodukoht: Argipäev tööl, kodus. Majapidamine ja kodutööde tegemine. Probleemolukorrad elukohas ning nende lahendamine. Igapäevaelu-, töö- või teenindusalased probleemid. Hooldustööd, tingimused ja maksumus. Info ostu-, müügi- ja renditingimuste ning muude teenuste kohta. Ostu-, müügi- ja rendiobjektide kirjeldus, rendilepingu koostamine.  Kaebused ja pretensioonid (suuline ja kirjalik esitlus).

3) Haridus: Haridussüsteem ja õppimisvõimalused. Täiendkoolitus (erinevate kursuste koolituspädevus). Õpingud välisriigis. Keelte ja arvuti õppimise vajalikkus. Ümberõpe. Tasuline haridus (miinused ja plussid). Õppelaen, õppemaks. Õppimine ja töö (tööleidmise võimalused).

4) Elukutse, amet ja töö: Töökogemused, karjäär, eneseteostus. Tööjõuturg, töötus, töökogemused, koormus, tööaja rutiin. Töökeskkond ja tingimused. Töökohustused. Mees ja naine töökeskkonnas.  Intervjuu tööandjaga.  Töölevõtmisega seotud dokumentatsioon Suhted kolleegidega ja töö kollektiivis. Tööprobleemid ja nende lahendamine . Töökoosolek, läbirääkimised.

5) Teenindus : Pank, pangatoimingud, internetipank.  Kindlustus, post, telefon, politsei, ametiasutused, kõneetikett. Transport, liikluskorraldus . Transpordivahendite eelistused ja liiklusprobleemid.  Juuksur, kingaparandus, fototeenindus, reisikorraldus. Makseviisid, järelmaks, liising, laenud. Kodu- ja kontori tarbed, nende kasutusjuhendid. Kaubandus ja ostuvõimalused. Telefon, mobiilside ja pakutavad teenused. Suhtlemine teenindusettevõtetes.  Õigusabi, probleemid teenindusasutuses.  Tarbijaõigused, tarbijakaitse.  Kaebuse esitamine ja sellele vastamine.

6) Enesetunne, tervis ja heaolu: Tervis, tervislikud eluviisid, halvad harjumused ja nendest hoidumine. Arstiabi (tervisekeskus, haigla, EMO). Ravikindlustus ja haigekassa, selle plussid ja miinused. Raviteenused, pöördumise põhjus. Haigused, õnnetusjuhtumid. Tasuta ja tasuline arstiabi.  Suitsetamine, alkohol, narkootikumid. Haiguste ennetamine. Tervisesport (jõusaal, orienteerumine, terviserajad).

7) Vaba aeg, harrastused ja meelelahutus: Vaba aja veetmise võimalused erineva sissetulekuga inimestel.  Kultuurielu (filmi- ja teatrirepertuaar, lemmikfilm ja -näidend, lemmiknäitlejad).  Liitlause süvendatud käsitlus.  Muusikastiilid, lauljad, ansamblid (arvamuse avaldamine).  Vaatamis-, kuulamis- ja lugemiseelistused. Meedia: eestikeelsed TV ja raadiosaated, ajalehed ja ajakirjad, arvuti.  Reklaam, inimene infoühiskonnas. Puhkuse vajalikkus, stressi tekitajad. Sportimisvõimalused ja spordiüritused. Puhkamisvõimalused  Eestis ja välismaal. Reisimine ja puhkus. Kodukoha vaatamisväärsused.

8) Sisseostud, hinnad: Kaubandus ja ostuvõimalused.  Eelistused (poed, kaubamärgid, tootjad, tooted). Suhtlemine kaupluses. Kaubanduskeskused (lahtiolekuajad, hinnad, makseviisid jne). Toidukaubad ja tarbekaubad.  Hind ja kvaliteet, tarbekaitseamet.  Sisseostud – ostukohad, hind ja kvaliteet, info, reklaam, kampaaniad.  Soodustused, liisimisvõimalused.  Interneti- ja kataloogikaubandus ning selle vajalikkus.  Oma huvide eest seismine. Pretensioon.

9) Söök ja jook: Toitlustusasutused (menüü, tellimused, ka Interneti teel, ürituste korraldamine). Erinevate rahvaste köögid.  Toitumisharjumused, vitamiinid, säilitusained, toidulisandid.  Söögi- ja joogivalikud.  Vestlused teenindajatega (info küsimine, laua broneerimine, tellimused). Hinnaklass, tarbekaitseamet, kaebuse põhjendamine.  Lauakombed ja lauakatmine.  Toiduvalmistamine.

10) Ühiskond, suhted ühiskonnas:  Info hankimine ja edastamine. Politsei- ja Piirvalveamet (isiklikud dokumendid).  Maksu- ja Tolliamet. Arvsõnad: põhi- ja järgarvud. Päästeteenistus (päästeamet ja kiirabi). Rahvastikuküsimused, EV haldussüsteem, võimuorganid. Asjaajamine asutustes. Ettevõtlus.  Töötukassa ja osakonnad, töötuse probleemid.  Ametlik kiri ja selle vormistamine. Ühiskonnaprobleemid (suitsetamine, alkohol, hasartmängud, narkootikumid, kuritegevus).  Heategevus, kirikud, erinevad religioonid.  Sotsiaalabi ja haigekassaasutused.

11) Poliitika, aktuaalsed sündmused: Info päevakajaliste sündmuste kohta. Uudised ja muu jooksev info (massimeedia materjalide põhjal). Oma seisukohtade ja vaadete selgitamine ja kaitsmine etteantud teemal.  Aktuaalsed sündmused riigis. Keelepoliitika.

12) Majandus- ja õigussuhted: Majandussüsteem ja õiguskord, sellekohase teabe hankimise võimalused. Majanduselu, probleemid majanduses.  Politsei ja kohtusüsteem.  Turvateenistus.  Õigused ja kohustused.  Tähtsamad seadused. Kohalikud omavalitsused.

13) Kultuur ja keeled, keelte õppimine: Eesti kultuur ja kultuurivaldkonnad, kultuurielu. Rahvastik, rahvus, rahvusrühmad, kultuuriseltsid, kultuurihuvid. Keeleoskus, keeled, keeleõpe.  Keelepoliitika. Suhtlemisstiilid, suhtlemine tuttavate ja võõrastega.

14) Keskkond, kohad, loodus, ilm: Kodukoha loodus ja vaatamisväärsused.  Oluliste paikade geograafilised ja kultuurilised iseärasused. Eesti loodus, loodushoid, looduse ja keskkonna kaitse.  Ilmastik ja kliima, aastaajad. Võõrad maad ja rahvad, kultuur, keeled. Maa ja linn, plussid ja miinused . Keskkonnaprobleemid maal ja linnas.  Inimeste suhtumine loodusesse ja keskkonda.

15) Transport: Piletite tellimine ja ostmine. Info transpordi-, reisi- ja veoteenuste kohta.  Sõidupiletid ja nende kasutamine. Juhised, tee küsimine ja juhatamine. Transpordivahendite eelistused ja liiklusprobleemid.

16) Reisimine ja puhkus: Reisielamused ja vaatamisväärsused. Reisikuulutused, reisimarsruudi koostamine. Info hankimine, viisad, öömaja, toa broneerimine. Reisibürood ja pakutavad teenused.  Majutus ja toitlustamine.  Lemmikpaigad Eestis ja välismaal.  Puhkuse veetmise viisid ja võimalused.  Matkamine, aktiivne puhkus. Reisielamus, reisikiri.  Reisiõnnestumise tingimused.  Kaebused ja pretensioonid reisibüroos, transpordifirmas, hotellis.

6.Iseseisva töö kirjeldus:

Iseseisev töö hõlmab: materjali loenguvälise osa omandamist, kodutööd vastavalt õppejõu poolt antud ülesannetele, ettevalmistust auditoorseks tööks.


Loengud, seminarid, grupitöö, testid, kirjalikud ja suulised ülesanded, ettekanded, rollimängud. Tähelepanu pööratakse nii lugemise-,  kuulamise-,  kirjutamise- ja rääkimise oskuse arendamisele.  Õppuste praktilised harjutused lähtuvad organisatsiooni igapäevatöö tegelikkust arvestavatest vajadustest. Grammatika omandamine toimub peamiselt leksikaalselt ( sõnu õpitakse sõnaühendites, väljendites)


  1. Mare Kitsnik, Leelo Kingisepp. Avatud uksed. Eesti keele õppekomplekt kesk- ja kõrgtasemele. Tallinn, TEA kirjastus. Põhiõppematerjal.
  2. Mai Loog, Krista Kerge. Tuul tiibades. Eesti keele suhtluse kõrgtase. Riiklik Eksami- ja Kvalifikatsioonikeskus. Õpetajaraamat.
  3. Eksami testid B2-tasemele
  4. Eesti keele tasemetestid. Aadressil: http:/web.meis.ee/testestKoolitusel osalejad saavad õpetaja poolt koostatud teemakohased lisamaterjalid paberkandjal. Eesti keele taseme eksami nõuded. Aadressil: innove.ee/et/eestikeeletasemeeksamid

Course Cost: 2500 EUR