The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Ib 2001 - 2004 - Languages programmes
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Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is to give the student further knowledge of the Finnish language and to practice to use Finnish in daily situations in the society and at work.
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand from slow and clear speech simple basic expressions that are directly related to the learner?s own life or concern the immediate concrete environment. The student is expected to be able to cope with simple speech situations like shopping and going to restaurant and to communicate about his or her background, family, hobbies and plans although the pronunciation is still defective. The student is also expected to be able to write very short notes about for example being late and to describe his or her family, occupation and plans. The student is expected to be able to retrieve information from simple texts like menus, TV-programs and signboards.
- basic grammar - vocabulary (daily life, work, education) - texts - situations and dialogues - instructions
Prerequisites and co-requisites
The student can present him- or herself and other persons and is able to give his or her personal data both orally and in writing. The student can answer simple questions and ask for example the name, address and phone number of another person.
Recommended or required reading
Marjukka Kenttälä: Kieli käyttöön -suomen kielen alkeisoppikirja. Yliopistopaino. ISBN 951-570-388-3.
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Mode of Delivery
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The timetable of the course
The course will start 4.9. at 13.15 and run every week Mon 10.15 - 12 and Thu 13.15 - 15 till 15.12.2005.