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 2016–2018
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KIFF0004 Finnish for Foreigners: Continuation Course I 4 op
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Päivi Paukku & Jenni Laine
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

The course is integrated in nature and covers all of the language skills: it offers tuition in speaking, written work, and listening and reading comprehension.

Learning outcomes

The student should be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. He/she should be able communicate in tasks requiring simple information on familiar topics and activities. He/she should be able understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. He/she should be able 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 tenses of the verbs, the conditional structures and the use of object in sentences.

Themes: travelling, clothes, health and sickness, body parts, Finnish nature, freetime and hobbies.
The course includes structural exercises, communication skills tasks, listening and reading comprehension exercises, and writing tasks, which will be prepared at home.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 48 h 0 h
Independent work 58 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
Oral exam
  • In Finnish

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Active participation and 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

Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Autumn Semester 2017 (Kieli- ja viest.keskus/Finnish as a Foreign Lang.)
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Spring Semester 2018 (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