The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)

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

To give the student further knowledge about the
Finnish language and to improve the student's use
of Finnish in daily situations and the
communication with clients and co-workers.

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.
At the end of the course the student is
expected to

  • know how to introduce herself/himself
  • know how to to tell about studies and basic
    worktasks
  • know how to use where, from where and where
    to -
    structures in Finnish
  • know how to use the have structrue
  • know how to use partitive
  • know how to conjugate verbs in presens and
    know
    imperfect conjugation
  • know the basics of how the Finnish object is
    used
  • know how to use III. inf.

Course contents

Further basic grammar
Vocabulary of the daily life, professional
situations and education.
Texts and oral and written exercises.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Finnish for Foreigners I and II -knowledge is
required.
A.1.2 (European framework)

Additional information

This is a hybrid course. Mondays lectures are held
at campus, Wednesdays classes are held online in
Zoom.
The link for Wednesdays online classes:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979 External link?
pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09
Passcode: FIN20

Attendance in classes is compulsory.

Dictionary and coursebook (Suomi sujuvaksi 1)
required.

Teaching language: English and Finnish.

Course material is on Itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Coursebook:
Marjukka Kenttälä: Suomi sujuvaksi I.
Yliopistopaino. Helsinki 2007
ISBN 978-952-495-023-7

Chapters 1 - 18
Material disributed by the teacher in
Itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 16 hours
  • Individual studies - 67 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam
course activity/ attendance.
Examination: written examination 80%, oral
examination/activity 20 %.
Written course exam at campus is 15.3.2023
Oral exam (via Zoom) is 8.3. and 13.3.2023
Oral re-take 14.4.2023 at 14-15 in Zoom (the link
is on the homepage in Itslearning)
Written examination at campus 1: 21.4.2023 at 10-
12
Written examination at campus 2: 26.5.2023 at 10-
12
Oral re-examination: 21.4.2023 (via Zoom) at 10-12
Enrollment via
E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (36 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-12-26 to 2023-01-22

Assessment methods

  • 2023-03-15 - 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
2023-01-10 13:15 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners III, https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Lehtola Minna
2023-01-13 12:15 - 14:00 B327 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-01-17 13:15 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A, Tuesday´s class in Zoom Lehtola Minna
2023-01-18 10:15 - 12:00 B327 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-01-23 13:15 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Online, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-01-27 12:15 - 14:00 B328 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-01-30 13:15 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-01-31 10:15 - 12:00 B325 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-06 13:15 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-08 10:15 - 12:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-13 13:15 - 15:00 D4107-08 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-15 10:15 - 12:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A, Essay Lehtola Minna
2023-02-20 13:15 - 15:00 D4107-08 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-22 10:15 - 12:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-02-27 13:15 - 15:00 B516 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-03-01 10:15 - 12:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-03-06 13:15 - 15:00 D4107-08 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-03-08 10:15 - 12:00 F249 Finnish for Beginners III, Oral tests Lehtola Minna
2023-03-13 13:15 - 15:00 B516 Finnish For Beginners III, oral tests Lehtola Minna
2023-03-15 10:00 - 12:00 D4107-08 Finnish for Beginners III, Written class exam Lehtola Minna
2023-04-14 14:00 - 15:00 B325 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2023-04-21 10:00 - 12:00 D4107-08 Finnish for Beginners III, re-exam 1 Lehtola Minna
2023-05-26 10:00 - 12:00 A409 Finnish for Beginners III, re-exam 2 Lehtola Minna

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