S slovenščino odkrivam svet

  • The oldest grape vine in the world, whose age is estimated to be over 400 years, grows in Maribor.

  • Although Slovenia's total surface area is only around 20,000 km2, it has almost 10,000 km2 of forest, which makes Slovenia the third most forested country in Europe, after Finland and Sweden.

  • The world-famous Lipica Stud Farm, famous for its Lipizzaner horses, has operated since its founding in 1580. The Lipizzaner horses are known for their white colour and almost incredible learning ability.

  • Solkan Bridge is a 220-metre long stone bridge over the river Soča near Nova Gorica in western Slovenia. With an arch span of 85 metres it is the second longest stone arch in the world and the longest stone arch among train bridges.

  • Slovenia has over 7,000 km of marked mountain trails, including 165 mountain huts and shelters.

  • The Karst Plateau, a limestone borderline plateau region extending in south-western Slovenia and north-eastern Italy, is famous for having given the name to karst topography.

  • The Slovene language is the only EU official language which has the Dual.

  • The Slovene language has the most dialects in relation to the number of inhabitants.

  • The Freising Monuments are the oldest preserved record of written Slovene and the oldest preserved record of any Slavic language.


What is Slovene.si?
Slovene.si is an online course of Slovene language at the A1 level, which was developed at the Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language. It is free of charge and provides an opportunity for everyone who would like to learn Slovene language on their own in a simple, playful and efficient way.

For whom?
The course is aimed at non-native speakers of Slovene living in Slovenia and abroad, Slovene emigrants and their descendants, exchange students, translators, as well as others interested in learning the Slovene language.

It is intended for beginners with no (or little) previous knowledge of Slovene (level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). It develops different language skills, mostly listening, reading, and writing. 

How to get started?
Easy!  Just click here to enter the online course.


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