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XFIN0002 Finnish for Foreigners 2 (CEFR A1), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code XFIN0002  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Finnish for Foreigners 2 (CEFR A1)  Abbreviation Finnish for For 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0028 Finnish 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Language Centre 

General learning material of the study object:
Author Title Year Obligatory Availability
     Gehring, Sonja.   Suomen mestari. 1, Suomen kielen oppikirja aikuisille / Sonja Gehring, Sanni Heinzmann.   2010  - Availability


Description
Aim 

The objective of the course is to advance the knowledge of Finnish basic vocabulary and structures so that the students can communicate orally and textually in moderately easy everyday situations. In addition, the students get acquainted with a few special features Finnish culture.

Having completed the course, the student will be able
1. to tell briefly about him/herself and perform well in simple conversations
2. to write simple messages and understand simple texts dealing with everyday routines
3. to master basic grammatical issues and salient basic vocabulary
4. to achieve the level A1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

 
Contents 

All sectors of language skills are practiced on the course: pronunciation, speech, speech comprehension, writing, reading, and grammar. However, the main emphasis is on studying the structures of basic grammar and practicing oral skills and speech comprehension.

 
Previous studies 

The course is available to those who have completed the Finnish for Foreigners 1 course (36 h) and to those with corresponding skills.

 
Methods 

Working individually, in pairs, and in small groups. Independent work. Exercises 36 h.

 
Requirements 

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

 
Evaluation 

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

 
Timing 

Autumn and spring term

 
Tutor 

Elisa Leppänen
Hannu Paloniemi

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Compulsory 

Optional

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time is off. Finnish for Foreigners 2, Group 1  Group Exercise  Milla Södö 
21.10.19mon 12.00-15.00
23.10.19wed 12.00-15.00
28.10.19mon 12.00-15.00
31.10.19thu 12.00-15.00
04.11.19mon 12.00-15.00
06.11.19wed 12.00-15.00
11.11.19mon 12.00-15.00
13.11.19wed 12.00-15.00
18.11.19mon 12.00-15.00
20.11.19wed 12.00-15.00
25.11.19mon 12.00-15.00
27.11.19wed 16.00-18.00

Upcoming exams
No exams.