The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

3 (2021-01-01 to 2021-03-21)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

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

Re-take 1: online 9.4.2021
Re-take 2: online 14.5.2021

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

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on: written exam (80%) and
course activity (20%)

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (40 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-12-24 to 2021-01-20

Assessment methods

  • 2021-03-10 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-09-03 12:15 - 14:15 FFB III, RE-EXAM 1, D4109 Lehtola Minna
2020-10-29 12:15 - 14:15 F143 FFB III, RE-EXAM 2, enrollment via mail minna.lehtola@arcada.fi in advance Lehtola Minna
2021-01-11 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, the link to classes is on the front page in Itslearning Lehtola Minna
2021-01-13 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-01-18 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-01-20 13:00 - 14:00 FFB III, 20.1.2021 kl. 14.00-14.30 Workshop: How to create a student profile in Arcada Lehtola Minna
2021-01-25 10:15 - 12:00 FFB III sickness no classes Lehtola Minna
2021-01-27 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-01 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-03 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-08 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-10 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-15 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-17 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-22 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-02-24 14:00 - 16:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-03-01 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-03-03 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-03-08 10:15 - 12:00 Finnish for Beginners III Lehtola Minna
2021-03-10 13:15 - 15:30 Finnish for Beginners III, online class exam Lehtola Minna

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