January 20th – April 27th, 2020, on Mondays and Wednesdays at 17.00–18.30
No classes on February 24th, February 28th, and April 13th.
Tampere (more information will sent to participants by email before the course starts)
The course is suitable for those who have participated in the Intermediate Course in Finnish 1, or whose skill level is A2.2. or B1.1 (on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR).
You have studied the textbooks Suomen mestari 1 and 2, as well as the first half of Suomen mestari 3 (chapters 1–4), or you have equivalent skills.
It is good if you can use past tenses, passive, and plural cases. If necessary, we can revise grammatical issues during the course.
After mastering all the contents of the course, it is possible to reach skill level B2.1.
See our Student’s Guide for more information about our Finnnish language courses.
We will continue from where Intermediate Course in Finnish 1 ended. The textbook Suomen mestari 3 forms the core of the course. On this course, we will cover chapters 5 to 8.
We will practise with the help of various assignments, texts, exercises, and games. We will also practise oral skills a lot: speaking, running errands, and colloquail Finnish.
Students are required to be active and do their homework: learning the course topics requires active participation, doing homework and studying new vocabulary. The language of tuition is Finnish, but English will be used as supportive language when necessary.
Regular participation and oral test in the end of the course. In order to get a complete certificate, the students are requires to pass the course test. Evaluation: pass/fail.
In order to pass the course, the students need to attend at least 70 or 80 % of the lessons.
Suomen mestari 3, Sonja Gehring ym. Finn Lectura.
The book is not included in the course fee. You can buy the book from local bookstores, order it online, or borrow it from a library.
Note! Please buy or borrow the book before the course begins! Each participant will need their own book.
Teachers own materials will be used as well.
An online Moodle learning tool will be used on the course.
The information published above is subject to change.