Through an exploration of Estonian culture both in Estonia and the diaspora, students will further develop their skills in speaking, reading and writing in Estonian. Students will learn about the main characteristics of Estonian society – its history, way of life, the Estonian economy and business environment, and Estonian current affairs. Students will discuss recent trends and challenges in the development of Estonian society. The course will combine both classroom and web-based learning. It is open to students with elementary fluency in Estonian, both spoken and written.