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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KIFF0021 Finnish for Foreigners: Practical Finnish III 2 op
Organised by
Centre for Lang.and Com./Finnish as a Foreign Lang
Person in charge
Jenni Laine
Preceding studies
At least continuation course I or equivalent knowledge of Finnish (not less than one year of studies).


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A2-B1

General description

The course concentrates on developing vocabulary and communication skills. During the course, the skills needed to participate in working life are practised, such as work-related vocabulary, job application and selection interview. At the same time, the communication, interaction, team and presentation skills needed in the workplace are also developed.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student should be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters. He/she should be able to understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. The student should be able to describe, e.g., experiences and events and he/she can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans as well. The student should be able to write simple connected texts on the below mentioned topics.


The course will cover reading, listening, writing and speaking, e.g., the following: studies at university, work in different fields, Finnish culture and society. Newspaper articles on current topics will also be read. Features of spoken language are dealt with. The students will have to give short presentations of their own choice OR participate in an oral test. There will be a written test at the end of the course.

Teaching methods

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

Written and oral 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
Written exam
  • In Finnish
Oral exam
  • In Finnish

Participation in classroom work + written exam + oral exam / presentation.

80% attendance is required.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Active participation and classroom work and exam(s). 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