THE COURSE BOOK (Chapters 1 - 3):
No niin! 1. Suomea aikuisille.
- Gerstler, Susanne; Aho, Hanna & Willberg, Hanna 2019. Helsinki: Finn Lectura.
The book is available as a printed book or in digital form:
- the book No niin! 1 will be continued on later Finnish courses (Suomi toisena kielenä)
Other material and links provided by teacher in itslearning course platform
To have a significant track or trace of the learned material, you should use the language in real life. That is why it is important to use the Finnish language also outside of the lessons
Evaluation scale: 0 - 5.
Evaluation criteria will be presented in itslearning workspace. Only the assignments submitted by the deadline have the possibility to be graded with the highest grade.
In order to get a grade, you should have all the assignments done and submitted. Attendance on min. of 80 % of the lessons is required. Also activity on the lessons is one of the criterias in evaluations.
In the final ‘ORAL EXAM’ you should be able to answer correctly to at least 50% of the questions / exercises – your real language skills determine the final grade (1 – 5) for the course.
17.01.2023 - 30.04.2023
30.11.2022 - 31.01.2023
0 - 30
Engineering and Business
MA Ann-Katrin Tyni-Nummelin
Degree Programme in Information and Communications Technology
Follow the deadlines for the assignments given in itslearning and the oral exam on the last lesson or re-exam
Working on the lessons, online, in itslearning, in groups and independently.
Innopeda learning methods (learning by doing)
Three assignments will graded 0 - 5:
• two audio presentations
• the Oral Exam
Other course tasks in itslearning will be graded as accepted/failed.
Estimated time used:
• attend actively the online lessons 20 h
• prepare the presentations 12 h
• work online 29 h
• work in groups 26 h
• written assignments 18 h
• work independently 30 h
Totally approx.135 h of work for the student
The aim of the course is to learn basic knowledge of Finnish, focusing on the student´s practical language of everyday life and student's own study field.
The course consists of ten lessons, starting in January 2023, distance learning, assignments in the learning platform itslearning, and an oral exam. You will find the instructions for distance work and assignments in itslearning.
The aim of the course is to learn basic knowledge in Finnish language at the CEFR level A1.2.
You are able to use most important expressions in common everyday situations. After passing the course you are able to
- tell about your life, hobbies and studies orally and in writing
- manage short phrases and discussions in everyday situations
- understand some basic structures in Finnish language
- ask simple questions and answer them
Lessons at Kupittaa campus - see the schedule.
No lesson week 8
In addition the participants will meet independently in small groups and work with given tasks