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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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2014–2016
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SV162013 SVF1a Finnish for Foreigners: Beginners' Course I A 2 op
Organised by
Finnish Language and Business Communication
Person in charge
2015-2016: Sanni Aava, 2014-2015: Jenni Laine
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X X X
2015–2016 X X


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A1

Learning outcomes

The general goal of the course is to offer the students some basic knowledge of the Finnish language so that they can survive in everyday life situations.


The course includes reading and writing short texts, listening to short dialogues and texts and practicing simple communicational situations. Some very basic grammatical structures will be taught during the course. At the end of the course there will be an examination, which students must pass in order to gain the credits.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h
Independent work 30 h 0 h

2015:2016: 4 hours a week. Groups 1 and 2 in term I and group 3 in term III.
2014-2015: 4 hours a week. Groups 1 and 2 in term I, group 3 in term II and group 4 in term III.
Groups are intended for the TSE Master’s degree students and TSE exchange students. Attendance at 80% of the classes is required.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In Finnish
  • In Finnish

Active participation.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Booklet “Studying material for SVF1a: Finnish for Foreigners: Beginners’ Course 1 a” (available as PDF document), Laine, Jenni

Belongs to following study modules

Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Finnish Language and Business Communication (Suomen kieli ja talouselämän viestintä)
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos