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XFIN0007 Survival Finnish (CEFR A1.2), 2 op 
Koodi XFIN0007  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Survival Finnish (CEFR A1.2)  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 students are able
1) to tell about themselves and answer simple questions concerning themselves 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 level A1.2 of the six level 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 

Group meetings 24 hours and independent work 30 hours. The course includes individual, pair and small group work as well as discussion exercises.

Vaadittavat suoritukset 

Regular attendance (80%) in group meetings, active participation in exercises, completing individual and group assignments. 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.


Maija Paatero
Hannu Paloniemi






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 on päättynyt Survival Finnish, group 1  Harjoitusryhmä  Hannu Paloniemi 
27.08.21pe 13.00-16.00
01.09.21ke 13.00-16.00
09.09.21to 13.00-16.00
14.09.21ti 13.00-16.00
23.09.21to 09.00-12.00
30.09.21to 13.00-16.00
05.10.21ti 13.00-16.00
12.10.21ti 13.00-16.00
Ei ilmoittautumista Survival Finnish, group 2  Harjoitusryhmä  Hannu Paloniemi 
20.01.22to 13.00-16.00
25.01.22ti 13.00-16.00
01.02.22ti 09.00-12.00
03.02.22to 13.00-16.00
08.02.22ti 13.00-16.00
11.02.22pe 13.00-16.00
14.02.22ma 13.00-16.00
18.02.22pe 13.00-16.00

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