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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KKSU2 Elementary Course 2 3 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Elementary Course 1 in Finnish (or equivalent).


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course students can use and understand simply-structured Finnish expressions that concern some of the most common matters and situations related to everyday life (location and moving, orders and requests, state of health). They can also describe some of the most important things about themselves, their families and their immediate surroundings, and understand descriptions given about these kinds of topics. In addition they can give accounts of matters and situations belonging to the past, and understand similar accounts.


–Studying the basics of the Finnish language
–Structural exercises
–Conversational exercises
–Listening comprehension exercises
–Reading comprehension exercises
–Written exercises

Teaching methods

Group instructions 39 hours and independent work about 40 hours.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Other language of instruction is 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
Written exam 
In Finnish

Active participation in the group and a written examination.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

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

Study materials

Materials (liable to charge) designed by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
School of Information Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.