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Finnish for Foreigners

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IMEP0104
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2015EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2015-2016)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Kiikkala, Sanna-Liisa
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
5I-EM-4N2016-01-04 – 2016-05-07Henrik NiemeläEnglish2015-12-07 – 2016-01-10

Learning Outcomes

After the completed course the student will be able to cope in everyday situations in Finnish, such as introducing yourself, telling about your studies, shopping, travelling, dealing with routine business e.g. at the bank, post office, library or police.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prior knowledge of Finnish required.


Words, phrases and simple structures with pronunciation practice in everyday key situations, such as expressions of time and place, colours, structures and forms particular to the Finnish language.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing practice in teams.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: The student has a satisfactory command of the language both orally and in writing.
Grade 3: The student has a good command of the language both orally and in writng and s/he can apply her/his skills in practice.
Grade 5: The student has an excellent command of the language both orally and in writing and s/he can apply her/his skills in a versatile manner.

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment, 75% minimum active attendance in contact teaching. Passing the examinations set by the teacher.