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KKSU1 Elementary Course 1/Suomen kielen alkeiskurssi 1 (Open University Studies) 3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Language Centre
Level A1

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes:
After successful completion of the course students know the basics of Finnish pronunciation as well as the most essential vocabulary and can use and understand short and simply-structured Finnish expressions that concern some of the most common matters and situations related to everyday life (introducing themselves, buying and paying, telling the time, food, asking and answering, location and moving, possessing).

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

General description

Level: A1

Teaching methods: Group instruction 39 hours and independent work about 40 hours.

Active participation in the group and a written examination.

Times and places of teaching

Examination: Thu 27 March 2014 at 16.15-18.15
: Thu 3 April 2014 at 16.15-18.15

Preceding studies: Previous studies in Finnish are not expected.

Teaching in english.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrollment of UTA-students: by NettiOpsu.
Selection criteria: selection will be made according to the amount of the study credits (up to 20 students). Selections will be made on Mon 27 Jan 2014.

Enrolment time has expired


Taru Kokkonen, Teacher responsible


3-Feb-2014 – 26-Mar-2014
Tutorials 39 hours
Mon 3-Feb-2014 - 24-Mar-2014 weekly at 16.15-18.45, Päätalo, ls A5
, ei opetusta 24.2.2014
Wed 5-Feb-2014 - 19-Feb-2014 weekly at 16.15-17.45, Päätalo, ls A5
Wed 5-Mar-2014 - 26-Mar-2014 weekly at 16.15-18.45, Päätalo, ls A7
Thu 27-Mar-2014 at 16.15-18.15, Päätalo, ls C5
Thu 3-Apr-2014 at 16.15-18.15, Päätalo, ls C5, 1. uusintatentti
Independent work 41 hours


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation: numeric 1-5
Evaluation criteria: Assessment is based on participation in the course and the final examination.

Study materials

Study materials: Materials designed by the teacher.