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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KIFF0010 Finnish for Foreigners: Practical Finnish II 2 op
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Päivi Paukku
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 communication skills and enriching vocabulary. 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 students should be able to use basic memorised phrases, groups of words from the below-mentioned themes in order to communicate limited information in simple everyday situations. Students should be able to 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 timetables), food and eating, shopping (buying and paying), family and relatives, leisure time and free-time activities, some of the most common forms of spoken Finnish, running errands and making appointments.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 24 h 0 h
Independent work 28 h 0 h

Exams 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

80% of attendance is required.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Active participation and classroom work, exercises and exams. Numeric grade upon request.

Study materials

Material will be provided by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

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