The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • Hagel 2005 - 2006 - General studies (hagel)
  • Im 2005 - 2006 - General studies (industrial management)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

7 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 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 also 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 simple professional matters although the pronunciation is still defective.

Course contents

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

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student can present him- or herself and other persons and is able to give his or her personal data and occupation both orally and in writing. The student can answer simple questions and ask for example the name, address and phone number of another per

Previous course names

Finnish for Foreignes II, parts I and II

Recommended or required reading

Marjukka Kenttälä: Kieli käyttöön -suomen kielen alkeisoppikirja. ISBN 951-570-388-3.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 78 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 118 hours
  • - 4 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 200 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 4 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 196 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Herva Marja


Herva Marja

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2007-05-07 - Exams

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