Prerequisites: Previous knowledge of Finnish on the B1.1 level, e.g. the courses Suomen mestari 1-3.
Metropolia’s student! This course is part of your university’s study offering. Please enroll with your university’s own enrollment.
Enrollment: 27th of November 2023 –
Timing: online lectures
- week 4: 23th of January klo: 16.00-17.30 and 25th of January klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 5: 30th of January klo: 16.00-17.30 and 31st of January klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 6: 6th of February klo: 16.00-18.30 and 7th of February klo: 16.00-17.30
- week 7: 13th of February klo: 16.00-17.30 and 15th of February klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 8: 20th of February klo: 16.00-17.30 and 21st of February klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 9: 27th of February klo: 16.00-17.30 and 29th of February klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 10: 5th of March klo: 16.00-17.30 and 6th of March klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 11: 12th of March klo: 16.00-17.30 and 14th of March klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 12: 18th of March klo: 16.00-17.30 and 21st of March klo: 16.00-18.30
- week 13: 25th of March klo: 16.00-18.30 and 27th of March klo: 16.00-17.30
- Communication in oral and written work related situations
- The situational variation of language (differences between the formal and informal language)
- Reading, listening, speaking and writing texts related to the student’s own field as well as widening the professional vocabulary
- Revision of grammatical structures such as verb forms, tenses, connecting sentences, sentence types
- Basics of standardisation of language (using punctuation marks, capital letters and connecting words) and structures of written language (recognising participles and infinitive or participial constructions)
- Strengthening language learning strategies.
On completion of the course, the student will be able to communicate in Finnish in his/her work environment and relate field-specific or general work related information in written and spoken forms. The student will identify the difference between formal and informal style. He/she will understand both field-specific and general work related texts. The student will also be able to both discuss and write clear and structured texts about topics related to his/her field or work in general. The student will know how to improve his or her language skills independently. The student’s communication skills will correspond to the skills level B1.2 as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Kaija Bergman (Metropolia)