The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

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
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

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. 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

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The course grade is based on the written exam
course activity/ attendance.
Examination: written examination 80%, oral
examination 20 %.
Written course exam at campus is 12.10.2022
Oral exam (via Zoom) is 5.10 and 10.10.2022
Written examination at campus 1: 15.12.2022 at 10-
12
Written examination at campus 2: 9.2.2023 at 10-12
Oral re-examination: 16.12.2022 (via Zoom) at 10-
12
Enrollment via
E-mail: minna.lehtola@arcada.fi

Teacher

Lehtola Minna

Examiner

Lehtola Minna

Group size

No limit (30 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

2022-10-12 - Exams

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-08-29 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Mondays online: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Passcode: FIN20 Lehtola Minna
2022-08-31 12:15 - 14:00 A311 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Wednesdays at campus Lehtola Minna
2022-09-05 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Mondays online: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Passcode: FIN20 Lehtola Minna
2022-09-07 12:15 - 14:00 D4106 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-09-12 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Mondays online: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Passcode: FIN20 Lehtola Minna
2022-09-14 12:15 - 14:00 D4106 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-09-19 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, no contact lecture Lehtola Minna
2022-09-21 12:15 - 14:00 D4106 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-09-26 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Mondays online: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Passcode: FIN20 Lehtola Minna
2022-09-28 12:15 - 14:00 D4106 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-10-03 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Mondays online: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/2346187979?pwd=Qnc0ZmtmVGlCVjBYQUhMbi9URDdtdz09 Passcode: FIN20 Lehtola Minna
2022-10-05 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Lehtola Minna
2022-10-10 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, ORAL EXAM Lehtola Minna
2022-10-12 12:15 - 14:00 D4109 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Written Exam Lehtola Minna
2022-10-17 08:30 - 10:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A Distance work Lehtola Minna
2022-10-19 12:15 - 14:00 Finnish for Beginners I, Group A, Distance work Lehtola Minna

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