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Finnish for Foreigners 2

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB2002
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: IT 2016
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2018-2019)
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Jäntti, Maarit
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2018-2019

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
2I-IT-2N2018-10-22 – 2018-12-21Maarit JänttiEnglish2018-08-20 – 2018-09-17

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Learning Outcomes

The student will gain better fluency in using the Finnish language in various everyday life situations, such as telling about your education and wortk, applying for a job, managing everyday chores, such shopping, dealing with authorities, libraries, banks. Revision of earlier learning.

Student's Workload

54 h, which includes 28 h of scheduled contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Finnish for Foreigners 1.


Speaking exercises in common social situations. Practice in pronunciation, using of common phrases, learning to manage time forms and politeness forms in Finnish.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material provided by the teacher and worked out by the students in teams under the supervision of the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Speaking practice in teams and in pairs.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student has an excellent command of everyday spoken Finnish and the student can apply the attained knowledge and skills in a versatile manner.
Grade 3: The student has a good command of everyday spoken Finnish and the student can apply the knowledge and skills in practice.
Grade 1: The student has a satisfactory command of everyday spoken Finnish.

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment with 75% minimum active attendance in contact teaching fulfilled. Tests as set by the teacher.