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 op
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Päivi Paukku
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. It 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 should be able to understand the main points of clear standard language on familiar matters and events. She/he should be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance. She/he should be able to recognise the line of argument, but not necessarily in detail.


Reading of various texts, e.g., newspaper articles and vocabulary exercises.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Independent work 32 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

80% attendance is required.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Active participation and classroom work, exercises and written exam.

Study materials

Material will be provided by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Autumn Semester 2017 (Kieli- ja viest.keskus/Finnish as a Foreign Lang.)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/indonesia