The course takes place in period

2 (2022-10-24 to 2022-12-31)

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

This is a hybrid course. Mondays lectures are held in Zoom online, Wednesdays classes are at campus in class (not online).
The link for Mondays online classes:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 External link
Passcode: FIN20

Attendance in classes is compulsory.

Dictionary and coursebook (Suomi sujuvaksi 1) required.

Teaching language: English and Finnish.

Course material is on Itslearning.

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

Multiform education

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 the oral exam /activity (20%).
Written course exam at campus is 7.12.2022
Oral exam (via Zoom) is 5.12 and 12.12.2022
Written examination at campus 1: 23.2.2023 at 12-14
Written examination at campus 2: 31.3.2023 at 10-12
Oral re-examination: 24.2.2023 (via Zoom) at 10-12
Enrollment via
E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (20 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-10-10 to 2022-11-06

Assessment methods

  • 2022-12-07 - 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
2022-10-24 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A, Monday in Zoom,https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Lehtola Minna
2022-10-26 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-10-31 08:45 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ZOOM'+ SUVIKYSELY Lehtola Minna
2022-11-02 12:15 - 14:00 B328 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-11-07 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ZOOM'+ SUVIKYSELY Lehtola Minna
2022-11-09 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-11-14 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ZOOM'+ SUVIKYSELY Lehtola Minna
2022-11-16 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-11-23 12:15 - 14:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-11-28 08:30 - 10:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ZOOM' Lehtola Minna
2022-11-30 12:15 - 14:00 B327 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-12-05 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ORAL EXAMINATION ZOOM Lehtola Minna
2022-12-07 12:45 - 13:00 D4107-08 Finnish For Beginners II, written exam, D4107-08, 13.00-15.00 Lehtola Minna
2022-12-12 09:15 - 10:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A ORAL EXAMINATION ZOOM Lehtola Minna
2022-12-14 12:15 - 13:00 Finnish For Beginners II, Group A Lehtola Minna

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