Should you require an intensive one-to-one Estonian language course at our London training centre or an in-company Estonian course at your offices, Communicaid is uniquely placed to provide you and your organisation with an Estonian language course that meets your needs. With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Estonian language courses.
Why an Estonian course in London? Our Estonian language training courses are highly tailored and are developed to improve your Estonian communication skills, whatever your focus might be: social, business, financial, diplomatic or military. Upon completion of an Estonian course with Communicaid here in London, you will have the confidence to communicate in Estonian with colleagues, clients and suppliers.
Location: In addition to our Estonian courses in London, we are also able to provide Estonian language training courses worldwide via our training centres and global partners.
Benefits of our Estonian language course
A Communicaid Estonian language course will provide you with the ability to:
- Speak Estonian with confidence
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Estonian contacts through a show of interest in
the Estonian language and culture
- Interact more confidently when visiting Estonia or dealing with Estonian nationals
- Demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both a personal and
Who should attend our Estonian school
A Communicaid Estonian training course is suitable for:
- Anyone planning to relocate to Estonia and wishing to attend a Estonian course in order to
prepare in advance for their assignment
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Estonian speakers who wish to
build rapport and strengthen relationships by attending a Estonian language training course
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in Estonia who need to
be able to communicate at all levels
Estonian course content
The content and format of your Estonian language course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Estonian and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Estonian courses include:
- Spoken fluency
- Pronunciation and accent
- Listening comprehension
- Reading comprehension
- Telephone skills in Estonian
- Emailing in Estonian
- Industry-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Estonian training is available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Training takes place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published materials will be used throughout your course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Estonian language course – from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Estonian course trainer
All Communicaid Estonian trainers are native speakers with at least 3 years’ professional Estonian training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Estonian trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Estonian trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Estonian training team.
AA has been working in adult education for more than 20 years. She initially started her career as a Teacher of English and Technical Translation at Tallinn Pedagogical University and Tallinn Technical University in Estonia. Subsequently, on relocating to the UK, AA has worked for Communicaid by successfully delivering long running Estonian courses to public sector organisations such as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence.
eesti keel – Facts about the Estonian language
The official language of Estonia, Estonian is spoken by approximately 1.1 million people, most of whom are based in Estonia.
Belonging to the Finnic branch of the Finno-Ugric languages, Estonian is related to the Finnish language and shares its status as being one of the few non Indo-European languages in Europe. Like Finnish, Estonian writing is based on the Latin alphabet with a German influence resulting in 32 letters in the alphabet.