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Official language in: Lithuania, European Union
Lithuanian Grammar and Pronunciation
Lithuanian and Old Lithuanian grammar.
All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists,
Courses about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, excercises.
An interactive, online course.
This site is designed to teach you and help you learn Lithuanian for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer).
Pronunciation, Lessons, Grammar, Phrases, Vocabulary, Links, Forum.
Basic grammar and pronunciation in easy and fun flash lessons.
The Historical Grammar of Lithuanian language.
Write any text in Lithuanian and hear it pronounced.
Lots of linguistic articles regarding Lithuanian.
Online Verb Conjugator.
24 lessons introducing common phrases & grammar with audio and pictures.
Audio and Text Lessons.
Digitized Grammar Books
Lithuanian etymological index by Harold Bender (1921).
Colloquial Lithuanian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Meilutė Ramonienė,Ian Press (1996)(view only).
A 207-word frequency list.
Vocabulary for travelers.
Thematic vocabulary (on the left).
Random verbs (and test).
ChatTalk. This is a small phrasebook which contains useful phrases you can use on a chat.
UniLang Basic Phrasebook. This is a phrasebook containing all sorts of useful basic phrases you can use in everyday situations.
Thematic vocabulary (and quiz).
Basic words and useful phrases you will need for your trip (with audio and pdf).
Language Learning Games.
Learn phrases – these cover a wide variety of topics, including the numbers, days of the week, greetings and the months. The phrases have audio recorded by a native speaker.
Hundreds of flashcards.
Lessons and thousands of flashcards.
Database containing about 2000 most important meanings organized into topics.
Flashcards. A simple game allowing you to learn Lithuanian vocabulary.
Learn vocabulary – an application which allows you to learn Lithuanian vocabulary.
Vocabulary trainer. A simple game allowing you to train your knowledge of vocabulary.
Vocabulary-related (and digitized) E-books
Lithuanian self-instruction: vocabulary by topics, by Joseph Laukis (1908)
Lithuanian Reading Materials
A list of over 50 newspapers.
A list of over 50 newspapers.
Lithuanian version of Wikipedia.
Several children’s stories. Many have accompanying audio.
- http://www.lt-en.lt/ (also with forum)
- http://www.lkz.lt/ (academic dictionary)
- http://www.dictionaric.com/ (French-Lithuanian)
- http://www.letonika.lv/ (Lithuanian-Latvian dictionary)
- http://www.dicts.info/ (picture dictionary)
Lithuanian Dictionary: English-Lithuanian, Lithuanian-English by Bronius Piesarskas (1995)(view only).
Lithuanian-English, English-Lithuanian Dictionary and Phrasebook by Jurgita Baltrušaitytė (2004)(view only).
Lithuanian Listening and Video Resources
PODCASTS / AUDIOBOOKS
Lithuanian Out Loud is a podcast series designed for students of the Lithuanian language. Come along with native Lithuanian speaker and author Raminta and her North-American husband Jack. They’ll teach you Lithuanian in beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons along with tidbits about the history and culture of Raminta’s homelan. 298 lessons.
The Say Labas Podcast. Learn some interesting facts and history as well as we hear about what Tim and Solveiga have been up to. We also try to find the tools, resources, and tricks you can use to learn not only Lithuanian but about also how to get around Lithuania its places to visit and its best kept secrets.
Over 11000 words pronounced by native speakers.
TV / VIDEO / MOVIES
A list of 6 TV stations.
A list of 12 TV stations.
Watch Lithuanian TV shows.
A list of YT video lessons.
2 movies (with links and English subtitles).
The official website of the Lithuanian national radio and television. You will find an archive of radio and TV shows there.
A list of over 20 radio stations.
Kid Songs and Rhymes
Lithuanian In Other Languages
Grammar (in Italian).
Die slavischen Fremdwörter im litauischen by Aleksander Brückner (1877).
Wörterbuch der littauischen Sprache by Georg Nesselmann (1851).
Litauisches Lesebuch mit Grammatik und Wörterbuch by August Leskien (1919).
Litauisches Elementarbuch by Maxim Vælkel (1900).
Grammatik der littauischen Sprache by Friedrich Kurschat (1876).
Handbuch der Litauischen Sprache by Ausgust Schleicher (1856).
Die Wortfolge im Litauischen by Ernst Schwentner (1922).