The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Prerequisites for the course is Finnish for
Beginners 1 or equivalent knowledge.
The course starts from the CEFR level A1.1.

You know Finnish basic structures. We repeat the
materials of Finnish for Beginners I -course and
we learn more.

? You have enough vocabulary to introduce yourself
and your family and you are able to talk about
everyday matters.
? You handle everyday vocabulary in general.
? You know basic grammar in Finnish.
? You have knowledge about Finland, the Finnish
society and culture.

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit

You know Finnish basic structures. We repeat the
materials of Finnish for Beginners I -course and
we learn more.

? You have enough vocabulary to introduce yourself
and your family and you are able to talk about
everyday matters.
? You handle everyday vocabulary in general.
? You know basic grammar in Finnish.
? You have knowledge about Finland, the Finnish
society and culture.

Skills
? You can form simple sentences and use present
tense to tell about everyday life.
? You can catch the main point in simple speech
about everyday life when people speak slowly and
clearly.
? You can participate in simple conversations
about familiar topics with help of the person you
speak with.
? You can write simple everyday expressions and
greetings.
? You increase your vocabulary and you know how
you can learn Finnish outside class.

Attitude
It´s easier to learn a new language when you get
advice about more effective ways to learn the
language in authentic everyday situations.

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

Finnish for Beginners 2, 5 ECTS
A.1.1 (European framework)

Additional information

Attendance in classes is compulsory.

Dictionary and coursebook required.
Teaching language: English and Finnish.

Recommended or required reading

Coursebook:
Marjukka Kenttälä: Suomi sujuvaksi I.
Yliopistopaino. Helsingin yliopisto kielikeskus.
Material distributed by the teacher in
Itslearning. (Chaper 1-12).

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Practical exercises - 7 hours
  • Individual studies - 68 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-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Written and oral exam.
The course grade is based on the written exam
(80%) and course activity/ attendance (20%).
Written online examination (Itslearning):
5.12.2021
Written re-take I: 28.1.2022
Written re-take II: 11.3.2022
Oral exam: 5.12.2021 and 13.12.2021
(Oral takes: E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi)

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (23 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-11-07

Assessment methods

  • 2021-12-08 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-25 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-27 12:15 - 14:00 D4109 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-01 08:30 - 10:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-03 12:15 - 14:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-08 08:30 - 10:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-10 12:15 - 14:00 B328 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-15 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-17 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-22 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-24 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II Lehtola Minna
2021-11-29 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-12-01 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Excursion Lehtola Minna
2021-12-08 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, online written exam Lehtola Minna
2021-12-13 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, oral exam Lehtola Minna
2021-12-15 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, oral exam Lehtola Minna

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