Course name Finnish for Foreigners 1
Course date 10.02.2021 - 31.12.2025
Institution Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Languages and Communication HUB
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 10.02.2021 - 31.12.2024
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Finnish for Foreigners 1

10.02.2021 - 31.12.2025

Course description

On completion of the course the student will be able to introduce and tell someone about himself or herself or another person, ask simple questions and answer questions about familiar topics, use greetings and numbers, tell the time and tell location. The student’s communication skills correspond to the skill level A1.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Oral and written communication in simple everyday situations and daily routines: meeting people, eating and shopping. Key vocabulary. Basic grammatical structures, for example conjugating verbs in present tense, verb types, the partitive case and the six local cases. Finnish culture and customs.



Assessment criteria

To pass this course you have to do at least 80% of course.

Grading is pass/fail.

Course way of working and time table

100% online (Self-Study) course.

Course environment is Metropolia’s Viope and course can be done in own pace.

Course enrolment info

  • Course is 100% online self-study course.
  • You can enroll this course whenever it’s suitable for you and start it at once you have enrolled it.
  • Course can be done in own pace.
  • Credits will be putted into our Student register as soon as student has done this course.