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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KIFF0010 Finnish for Foreigners: Practical Finnish II 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Pirkko Hölttä
Preceding studies
Basic knowledge of Finnish (e.g. Beginners' course I and II).


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A1-A2

General description

The course emphasises practicing communicational skills and enriching of vocabulary. The communication skills will be improved by discussions and written exercises as well as reading and listening comprehension exercises. Attention is also paid to spoken Finnish.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student can use basic sentences with memorised phrases, groups of words of the below mentioned themes and formulate in order to communicate limited information in simple everyday situations. The student can answer easy questions and respond to simple statements.


The course will cover at least the following themes: home (house and rooms); furnishing and furniture; professions and working places; travelling (vehicles and time tables); food and eating; shopping (buying and paying); family and relatives; leisure time and free-time activities; some of the most common forms of colloquial Finnish.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 24 h 0 h
Independent work 24 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.
Participation in classroom work, exercises and exams.

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