Language coursesFinnish

Finnish Advanced Course 1 - KKSU5

This course has ended

Scope (ECTS)


Responsible university/faculty

Tampere University - Language Centre


June 22nd to July 16th, 2020, on the following days:

22.6. Monday at 9.00–12.15
24.6. Wednesday at 9.00–12.15
25.6. Thursday at 9.00–12.15
29.6. Monday at 9.00–12.15
1.7. Wednesday at 9.00–12.15
2.7. Thursday at 9.00–12.15
6.7. Monday at 9.00–12.15
8.7. Wednesday at 9.00–12.15
9.7. Thursday at 9.00–12.15
13.–16.7. Monday to Thursday at 9.00–12.15

Note! The schedule has changed!


Tampere (more detailed information will be sent to participants by email)

Target group / preceding studies

Finnish Elementary Courses 1–4 (or equivalent)


Upon successful completion of Finnish Advanced Course 1, students will be able to communicate orally and in written form on various matters connected to familiar themes. They will also be able to give quite detailed accounts of different situations and events, and understand such accounts. With the help of a dictionary, students will be able to read texts whose structural requirements are slightly below standard newspaper language.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): B1


During the course, students are acquainted with basic Finnish grammar and vocabulary connected to different themes. In addition, they engage in structural and communicative exercises focusing on the topics covered.

Modes of study

Active participation in the course. There will be an examination after the course. Assessment is based on participation in the course and the final examination.

Group instruction: 52 hours
Independent work: approximately 56 hours

Evaluation: Numeric 1–5.


Provided by the teacher.


The exam dates will be announced later (Moodle)


The course corresponds to the curriculum of Tampere University’s Language Centre (KKSU5).

See also

You can continue studuying with us on Finnish Advanced Course 2 - KKSU6.

Additional information

The information published above is subject to change.


Tuomas Hoffrén

Course credit


Enrollment status

Enrollment has expired


22.6.2020 - 16.7.2020

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