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XFIN0007 Survival Finnish (CEFR A1), 2 op 
Koodi XFIN0007  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Survival Finnish (CEFR A1)  Lyhenne Survival Finnis 
Laajuus2 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiKieliopinnot Oppiaine0028 Suomen kieli 
LajiOpintojakso  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   ArvosteluHyväksytty, hylätty, arvosanat 1-5 
Suositeltu suoritusaika 
Vastuuyksikkö Kielikeskus 


The objective is to learn vocabulary, structures, and phrases needed in ordinary everyday situations (e.g. greeting, presenting oneself, shopping).

Having completed the course, the student is able
1. to tell about him/herself and answer simple questions concerning him/herself using short sentences
2. to use simple forms of courtesy and recognize a limited number of ordinary words and phrases from slow, clear speech - for example numbers and greetings
3. to recognize a small number of familiar words and phrases from easy text and are able to associate them with pictures
4. to achieve the level A1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


The course focuses on accumulating the most important basic vocabulary needed in everyday situations, practicing speech comprehension, and practicing the most important structures regarding basic-level speech. 

Edeltävät opinnot 

The course starts from the very basics.

Toteutus ja työmuodot 

Working individually, in pairs, and in small groups. Independent work. Exercises 24 h. Final exam.

Vaadittavat suoritukset 

Active participation in exercises (80 %). Final exam.

Lisätietoja kirjallisuudesta ja muusta materiaalista 

Material made by the teacher.


5-1/fail based on class work, homework, and the final exam.


Autumn and spring term


Exchange students who only spend one term in Finland or those who will not continue their studies of Finnish in the next term.


Elisa Leppänen
Maija Paatero






Please note that Survival Finnish is not adequate preparation for the Finnish for Foreigners 2 course. Students who intend to study Finnish for at least half a year should start with Finnish for Foreigners 1.


Meneillä oleva ja tuleva opetus
Toiminnot Nimi Tyyppi op Opettaja Aikataulu
ilmoittautumisaika ei ole alkanut Survival Finnish, Group 1  Harjoitusryhmä  Hannu Paloniemi 
26.08.20ke 13.00-16.00
02.09.20ke 09.00-12.00
09.09.20ke 09.00-12.00
10.09.20to 13.00-16.00
14.09.20ma 09.00-12.00
17.09.20to 13.00-16.00
21.09.20ma 13.00-16.00
23.09.20ke 16.00-19.00
ilmoittautumisaika ei ole alkanut Survival Finnish, Group 2  Harjoitusryhmä  Maija Paatero 
02.02.21ti 12.00-15.00
04.02.21to 12.00-15.00
09.02.21ti 12.00-15.00
16.02.21ti 09.00-12.00
23.02.21ti 12.00-15.00
25.02.21to 12.00-15.00
02.03.21ti 09.00-12.00
03.03.21ke 16.00-19.00

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