The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

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

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 increase the vocabulary for example 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. 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 singular - know how to conjugate verbs in presens - identify basic rules for object

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

A.1.1 (European framework)

Additional information

Attendance in classes is compulsory. Dictionary and coursebook required. Teaching language: English and Finnish.

Recommended or required reading

Coursebook: Marjukka Kenttälä: Suomi sujuvaksi I. Yliopistopaino. Helsingin yliopisto kielikeskus. Material distributed by the teacher in Itslearning. (Chaper 1-12).

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Practical exercises - 7 hours
  • Individual studies - 68 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-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam (80%) and course activity/ attendance (20%). Written online examination (Itslearning): 5.12.2021 Written re-take I: 28.1.2022 Written re-take II: 4.3.2022 Oral exam: 5.12.2021 and 13.12.2021 (Oral takes: E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi)

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (23 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-11-07

Assessment methods

  • 2021-12-08 - 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
2021-10-25 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-10-27 12:15 - 14:00 D4109 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-01 08:30 - 10:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-03 12:15 - 14:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-08 08:30 - 10:00 B326 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-10 12:15 - 14:00 B328 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-15 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-17 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-22 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-11-24 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II Lehtola Minna
2021-11-29 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2021-12-01 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Excursion Lehtola Minna
2021-12-08 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, online written exam Lehtola Minna
2021-12-13 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, oral exam Lehtola Minna
2021-12-15 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish For Beginners II, oral exam Lehtola Minna

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