Carinthian Slovenians launch 30-day Slovenian language course

Klagenfurt, 7 June - Two umbrella cultural organisations of Slovenians in the Austrian province of Carinthia, which started a project called Experience Slovenian last year, have now launched a language course, mainly for the German-speaking Carinthians, called 30 Days - 30 Words.

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A bilingual place name in Austria's Carinthia.
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Users can apply for the course launched by the Christian Cultural Association and the Slovenian Cultural Association at

The participants receive an e-mail with a new Slovenian word every day as of 1 June, a phrase that is commonly used in Slovenian and some additional information, including on Carinthian Slovenians and Slovenia.

The campaign To Live Slovenian/Experience Slovenian has also been under way since January last year, primarily on social media, and is available at

The project features a simple online language practice book and an online songbook with audio recordings and lyrics of Slovenian songs. A special app, MyKoroška, has also been created, featuring some 900 Carinthian town names, various videos showing local pronunciation of certain words, and cooking tips.

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