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XENG0010 English: Teach and Learn, 1-3 ECTS cr. 
Code XENG0010  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name English: Teach and Learn  Abbreviation English: Teach 
Credits1-3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0004 English 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


The aim of Teach and Learn - the pair work programme is to
1. provide an opportunity to get to know the culture and life of the target country as well as develop communication skills in the target language
2. use both languages equally so that speakers of both languages get to practise the target language
3. increase contacts between Finns and foreigners
4. help foreign students to adapt to Finnish life and on the other hand prepare Finnish students for foreign internship.


The Language Centre instructs and supervises Teach and Learn - the pair work programme in which students guide each other to their own language and culture. Students meet each other regularly every week, and discuss predetermined topics. At the beginning of the course, the course contents are agreed on with a Language Centre teacher who will also be reported on meetings and proceeding of studying via the journal.


Weekly meetings, writing a follow-up journal and reporting to a tutor. The total workload will be 50 hours and there will be 1 or 2 meetings every week.  


Students are required of regular participation to weekly meetings, writing a follow-up journal and reporting to a tutor.



Target Group 

The programme is aimed at learners at all levels, also beginners.


Valentina Katainen (Russian language) 
Pia Eriksson (other languages)



Additional information 

The programme does not replace other language courses but supplements them.


You can get further information on the programme from university teacher Valentina Katainen (Russian language) and university lecturer Pia Eriksson (other languages).


Current and upcoming courses
No teaching

Upcoming exams
No exams.