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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KKSU7 Finnish Advanced-Level Vocabulary Course 2 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Finnish Elementary Courses 1?4 (or equivalent). The course is primarily intended for students who are taking Finnish Advanced Course 1 at the same time, but it can also be taken separately if the student displays sufficient ability in Finnish.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Language Centre
Curricula 2012 – 2015


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will have a good command of the essential Finnish vocabulary and be able to distinguish the lexical differences between the standard language and the spoken language. Students will also be able to recognise the most common derivational types in Finnish and produce regular derived words. In addition, they will be able to make and resolve different compound words into their parts, and be familiar with some of the most common idiomatic expressions.


During the course, students study essential Finnish vocabulary, become acquainted with the lexical differences between the standard language and the spoken language, and learn about word derivation and the most common derivational types in Finnish. In addition, students practise the formation and interpretation of compound words and study various kinds of idiomatic expressions.

Teaching methods

Group instruction: 26 hours
Independent work: approximately 28 hours

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish

Active participation in the course. There will be an examination after the course.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Assessment is based on participation in the course and the final examination.

Study materials

The materials are designed by the teacher.


Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.