The course takes place in period

1 (2020-08-01 to 2020-10-25)

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

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

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

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam course activity/ attendance. Examination: exam 80%, activity/attendance. Written course exam is 21.10.2020 Re-exam I: 10.12. 13-15 Re-exam II: 15.1.2021 at 13-15 Enrollment for re-exam through e-mail one week in advance to minna.lehtola@arcada.fi.

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (30 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-08-10 to 2020-09-06

Assessment methods

2020-10-21 - Exams
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-08-31 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-07 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A,https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67460052014 Lehtola Minna
2020-09-09 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-14 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-16 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-21 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-23 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-28 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-09-30 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-10-05 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-10-07 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-10-12 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2020-10-14 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A lecture Lehtola Minna
2020-10-19 09:15 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, consultation Lehtola Minna
2020-10-21 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, exam Lehtola Minna
2020-12-10 13:00 - 15:00 B326 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, online re-exam Lehtola Minna
2021-01-15 13:00 - 15:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, online re-exam Lehtola Minna

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