Puhutsä suomee? Spoken Finnish Course, spring 2021

Koulutus alkaa
25.1.2021
Koulutus päättyy
30.4.2021
Haku alkaa
1.12.2020
Haku päättyy
20.1.2021
Hinta
Free of charge
Laajuus
3 cr
Opetuskieli
Englanti

Opintojakson yleiskuvaus

Course contents:

Topics

  • me and my family
  • in cafeteria
  • writing a message
  • going to movies
  • plans for weekend
  • one’s opinion
  • free time and hobbies
  • housing

 

Spoken Finnish grammar and vocabulary

  • personal pronouns
  • allegro speech forms for the verb¿olla
  • numbers
  • possessive structure (Mulla on…)
  • conjugating the verbs in WE-form (Me puhutaan)
  • demonstrative pronouns
  • allegro speech forms for the verbs¿mennä, tulla, lähteä
  • some additional verb forms
  • nesessive structure (Mun täytyy…)
  • the ARI-words (makkari, synttärit, kuohari)

Opintojakson tavoitteet

This online course provides you with the basic knowledge of spoken Finnish. You will learn the main differences between written and spoken Finnish and get a lot of practice in producing spoken variant of Finnish yourself.¿There are 3 modules to be completed in given order. The material consists of tutorials (online meeting once a week), audio and video material, independent exercises (both written and oral), assignments (grade: pass/fail, and written or oral feedback) and a test (interview in spoken Finnish). The main goal of this online course is to encourage you to use more Finnish in your everyday life. The goal is also to help you to understand and use spoken variant of Finnish, used mainly in Capital Region of Finland. 

Opintojakson kohderyhmä

This course is aimed at non-native Finnish speakers who study in a Finnish UAS and have finished at least 6 credits of Finnish language studies with good grades in UAS or university.

Kouluttajat / tutoropettaja

Hertta Erkkilä

Opetusmenetelmät

This is a virtual course. Studying requires independent online studies (using Moodle platform and Teams or Zoom in our online meetings). There will be self-study material, learning videos and audios, online exercises, assignments and an online exam. You need access to the internet, a web camera and a microphone. Notice that this implementation includes only the spoken variant used in the capital region of Finland.

Students’ performance is graded on the following scale: Pass / Fail.

Active self-study and regular learning-assignments (including assessment of one’s own learning and feedback).

Edeltävät opinnot

This course is aimed at non-native Finnish speakers who study in a Finnish UAS and have finished at least 6 credits of Finnish language studies with good grades in UAS or university.

Yhteystiedot

Enrolment time in the course will be announced at the end of August. Students of Centria UAS must enroll in the course in Peppi.


Contents and studying: Hertta Erkkilä, hertta.erkkila(a)centria.fi
Enrolment and student administration: Nina Lång, nina.lang(a)centria.fi

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