The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

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

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 pronunciation - 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

Join zoom-classes: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979 External link? pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 The course is held online, with zoom-sessions. Dictionary and coursebook required. Teaching language: English and Finnish. 80 % attendance is required.

Recommended or required reading

Coursebook: Marjukka Kenttälä: Suomi sujuvaksi I. Chapter 1 -10, Yliopistopaino. Helsingin yliopisto, Kielikeskus Material distributed by the teacher. Finnish- english dictionary is required.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 62 hours
  • Practical exercises - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 68 hours
  • - 0 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Supported virtual education

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam course activity/ attendance. Examination: written online examination 80%, oral examination 20 %. Written online course exam is 13.10.2021 Re-exam I: online exam 12.11.2021 Re-exam II: online exam 21.1.2022 Oral re-exam: 25.11.2021 at 12.15-13.00 and 27.1. at 10.15-12 (enrollment via E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi, the re-takes takes place in zoom).

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (32 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

2021-10-13 - Exams

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-09-01 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, zoom-link https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Lehtola Minna
2021-09-06 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-08 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-13 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-15 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-20 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-22 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-27 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-09-29 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-04 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-06 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-11 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-13 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, exam Lehtola Minna
2021-10-18 08:30 - 10:00 FFB I - oral examination on personal time Lehtola Minna
2021-10-20 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna

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