Kursnamn Swedish for beginners 1
Kursdatum 09.09.2024 - 13.12.2024
Yrkeshögskolan Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch HUBBEN för alla, Språk och kommunikation HUB
Lärare Kirsi MacKenzie
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Anmälningstid 05.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Swedish for beginners 1

09.09.2024 - 13.12.2024


The Swedish for beginners 1 course is a complete beginner’s course in Swedish offered online at the students own pace.

Students familiarise themselves with the most common Swedish phrases and learn basic vocabulary and grammar to be able to manage everyday situations in Swedish. The course establishes the foundation for studying the Swedish language.

The aim of the course is that students can identify, understand and produce simple and short Swedish words and sentences in both spoken and written Swedish.



  • develop their metalinquistic knowledge and learning strategies.
  • develop their ability to utilise their language repertoire in learning a new language.
  • can communicate in Swedish in everyday situations.

Intended learning outcomes


  • identify and understand simple and short Swedish words and sentences spoken at a tranquil pace.
  • identify and understand simple and short words and sentences in written Swedish.
  • produce a moderate number of simple and short words and sentences in both spoken and written Swedish.
  • manage simple discussions and everyday situations in Swedish.


No earlier Swedish studies required. The course is suitable for anyone interested in learning the basics of Swedish.


Prior to taking the exam, the students have to have completed all course assignments. Assessment is based on the final exam. The exam is evaluated pass/fail.

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

The course is a self-paced online course. It includes various types of individual assignments, both written and oral, including short text and video production. Learning materials include interactive online course assignments, texts and video materials published on the course forum. The course includes a moderate number of online webinars.


NB! If you are a student at Centria, HAMK, Karelia, Laurea, Lapland UAS, TAMK, Turku UAS, VAMK or XAMK please enrol via Peppi/Pakki. ”RIPA, a cross-institutional study service for higher education institutions, enables higher education students to complete studies at another higher education institution without enrolment through a separate portal. Each student sees the course selection intended for them and can register in the student administration system of their home institution (Peppi/Pakki).”Read more here.

See instructions for CampusOnline students in Humak’s Student’s Guide.

  • The enrolment forms are valid only during the registration period.
  • After you have filled out the form, you will get a confirmation email to the email address you provided. Please make sure that the email address is correct.
  • If you do not receive a message, check your email’s junk mail folder. If you did not receive the email, contact avoinamk@humak.fi.
  • Please enrol on time, since no new registrations are processed after the enrolment period ends.