Opi suomea 2 / Learn Finnish 2

An intensive summer course


June 24th to July 10th, 2019, from Monday to Friday at 13.30–16.45 (1.30 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.)


Tampere (participants will be sent more information by email)

Target group

Learn Finnish 2 is suitable for you if you have participated on Learn Finnish 1 or if you have reached the skill level A1.1 (on the European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR). You have studied chapters 1 to 3 from the textbook Suomen mestari 1, or have equivalent skil

The target level of the course is A1.2.


Students will continue studying Finnish on level A1. The aim of the course is to deepen students’ skills and proceed to the next language level. After mastering all the contents of the course, students will be able to cope with simple everyday situations, and will be able to talk about themselves using simple expressions. During the lessons, we will work independently and in pairs and small groups.

The core of the course is the textbook Suomen mestari 1. We will study chapters 4–6. In order to reach the target level, students are required to be active on the lessons, do homework, and study new words.

GRAMMAR: how to form and use the partitive singular, verb types 1–5, locative cases.

The languages of instruction are English and Finnish.

Modes of study

Active and regular attendance and the exam. Getting a complete certificate requires regular attendance and passing the course exam. In order to pass the course, participants are required to attend at least 70 or 80 per cent of the lessons.

Evaluation: Pass/Fail.


Suomen mestari 1. Sonja Gehring & Sanni Heinzmann, Finn Lectura, chapters 4–6
Note! The textbook is not included in the course fee.

Please buy or borrow the book before the course begins! The book will be needed from the 1st lesson onwards. Each participant will need their own copy of the book.  A dictionary is also recommended.

See also

You can continue studying Finnish on Learn Finnish 3.

Additional information

The information published above is subject to change.

Nina Dannert
There are available places on the course
24.6.2019 - 10.7.2019
Enrollment begins
26.3.2019 00:00
Enrollment ends
Course fee 150,00