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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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KKSU2 Finnish Elementary Course 2 3 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Finnish Elementary Course 1 (or equivalent)
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Language Centre
Curricula 2012 – 2015
KKSU2 Elementary Course 2 3 ECTS


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to use and understand simply structured Finnish expressions that concern some of the most common everyday matters (location and moving, using the imperative, requesting, state of health). Students will also be able to describe some of the most important things about themselves, their families and their immediate surroundings, and understand descriptions given about such topics. In addition, students will be able to give accounts of events belonging to the past time, and understand corresponding accounts.


During the course, students are acquainted with basic Finnish grammar and core vocabulary, and engage in structural and communicative exercises focusing on the topics covered.

Teaching methods

Group instruction: 39 hours
Independent work: approximately 42 hours

Teaching language

Finnish, English

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
School of Management
Faculty of Management
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.