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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KIFF0026 Finnish for Foreigners: Text and Vocabulary Course 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Pirkko Hölttä
Preceding studies
A rather good knowledge of Finnish; not less than one year of Finnish studies.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A2-B1

General description

The course concentrates on developing vocabulary. The course consists of reading comprehension exercises, which are used as a basis for pair and group work. During the course students will read and analyse various texts with an emphasis on topical newspaper articles.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student can understand the main points of clear standard language on familiar matters and events. She /he can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance. She /he can recognise the line of argument in the treatment of the issue presented, though not necessarily in detail.


Reading of newspaper articles and vocabulary exercises.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 24 h 0 h
Independent work 24 h 0 h

Written 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
Participation in classroom work and Exercise(s) and Written exam

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Participation in classroom work, exercises and written exam.

Study materials

Material will be provided by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

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