No more emotional gibberish

  • 1999-01-14
  • Katya Cengel
The National Program for Latvian Language Training recently put communication to the test by inviting both the Russian and Latvian media to talk. Katya Cengel reports on the dialogue that resulted.Aija Priedite remembers the responses that surprised her most. As director of the National Program for Latvian Language Training, Priedite never expected to hear from border guards, medical workers and teachers who took Latvian language courses out of pure necessity. But she did, and their responses were almost all positive."You did this for us," minority language teachers asked when they realized...
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