Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KIFF0004 Finnish for Foreigners: Continuation Course I 4 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Päivi Paukku (autumn semester), Pirkko Hölttä (spring semester)
Preceding studies
Beginners' Course I and II or equivalent knowledge of Finnish (e.g. one year of studies).


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A2

General description

Communication skills will be improved by discussions and written exercises as well as by reading and listening comprehension exercises.

Learning outcomes

The student can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. He/she can communicate in tasks requiring simple information on familiar topics and activities. He/she can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. He/she can write simple text connected with topics which are familiar or of personal interest.


Students will learn more about the structures of the Finnish language, e.g. the conjugation of verbs in the passive form, the conditional structures and plural forms of nouns.

The course includes structural exercises, communication skills tasks, listening and reading comprehension exercises.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 48 h 0 h
Independent work 48 h 0 h

Exam 2 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In Finnish
  • In Finnish
Written exam
  • In Finnish
Oral exam
  • In Finnish
Participation in classroom work and Exercise(s) and Written exam and Oral exam

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Classroom work, exercises and exams.

Study materials

Gehring, S. & Heinzmann, S. Suomen mestari 2. Finn Lectura 2012. Chapters 1-4.

Belongs to following study modules

Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Finnish Study Modules