The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student a basic knowledge of Finnish and ability to manage in everyday situations, to practice the pronunciation and vocabulary by reading everyday life texts.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to act in basic everyday situations and to have a basic knowledge of the Finnish language; to know some basic structures and for example to manage verb conjugation in present tense. The student is expected at the end of the course - know the basic principles of Finnish pronunciation - know numbers and the clock - know how to ask and answer simple questions about himself/herself, studies and work - know the basic principals of Finnish pronounciation - know the numbers and the clock - know the days of the week - know how to ask and answer simple questions about everyday situations. - know how to communicate in simple cafeteria situations - know how to discuss about simple work routines

Course contents

- Basic Structure of Finnish language - Oral Communication - Pronunciation - Vocabulary (concerning for example home and food) - Grammar and Usage - Finnish Culture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No prerequisites are required.

Additional information

Attendance in classes is compulsory. Dictionary and coursebook required. Teaching language: English and Finnish. Course material is on Itslearning. Re-exam: Tuesday 15.12.2015 pm. 12.00-14.00, D4 or or Monday 14.12.2015 am 10.15-12.15, D4. Enroll through e-mail.

Recommended or required reading

Coursebook: Marjukka Kenttälä: Suomi sujuvaksi I. Yliopistopaino. Chp. 1 - 10 Helsingin yliopisto, Kielikeskus Material disributed by the teacher in Itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 63 hours
  • Practical exercises - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 67 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam course activity/ attendance. Examination: exam 80%, activity/attendance 20% The written exam is: 21.10.2019. Re-exam 1: 10.12.2019 10-12 2: 20.1.2020 10-12 Enrollment for re-exam through e-mail one week in advance to minna.lehtola@arcada.fi.

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (25 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

2019-10-21 - Exams
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-02 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-09 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-11 13:15 - 15:15 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-16 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-18 13:15 - 15:15 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-23 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-25 13:15 - 15:15 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-09-30 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-02 13:15 - 15:15 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-07 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-09 13:15 - 15:15 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-14 08:30 - 10:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-16 13:15 - 15:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna
2019-10-21 10:00 - 12:00 FFB I exam room B 518 Lehtola Minna
2019-11-12 10:00 - 12:00 FFB I re-exam 1 Lehtola Minna
2019-12-13 13:00 - 15:00 FFB I re-exam II Lehtola Minna
2020-01-20 13:00 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group B Lehtola Minna

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