Finnish for Beginners 1 - Suomen kielen alkeet 1


Date27.07. - 27.08.2020

Mon & Thu 13.00-15.15

The course will be taught online with live-video Zoom lessons.


Online course (Zoom & Moodle)
To participate, you need a computer/mobile device, internet connection, speakers/headphones, a microphone, and preferably a webcam. You will receive the necessary information and links before the start of the course.


No previous knowledge of Finnish required. Level of proficiency A1.1


To reach a basic knowledge of Finnish language and Finnish culture and to promote the ability to cope with some everyday situations.

Credit units2 ECTS

Basic structures of Finnish, discussions, grammar and listening comprehension exercises (e.g. greetings; telling about oneself; countries, languages, nationalities; making questions and answering; weather, present tense of the verbs; genetive; describing things and people; buying and paying).

Teacher info

BA Eveliina Suuniitty

Feedback from Eveliina's previous courses:

"I enjoyed the teaching and atmosphere in class. If I didn't understand something, then the teacher could easily explain me a couple of times till I understood."
"Lots of group exercises and group discussion, which is good!"
"The course achieved its goal."
"Teacher was receptive and helpful."

AccomplishmentEXAM (online) 27.8.
BibliographySonja Gehring ja Sanni Heinzmann: Suomen mestari 1, chapters 1-3 (ISBN 978-951-1-35581-6)
Organising universityTurun yliopisto

Course coordinator Essi Haapaniemi, essi.haapaniemi@turunkesayliopisto.fi or 044 720 1148
Training secretary Susanne Peltonen, susanne.peltonen@turunkesayliopisto.fi or 02 278 1812


For enrolment, please click the button Ilmoittaudu koulutukseen. The enrolment form is given in English.

If you cancel your participation less than two weeks before the course starts, the course fee will be charged in full. You can cancel your enrolment by email at kesayliopisto@turunkesayliopisto.fi or by calling (02) 232 3302. Please note that if the cancellation is not submitted at all and the student does not attend the classes, the course fee will be charged in full.

Other info30 lessons
The course is taught in English.

Normal price €95
Student price €85

The course book is not included in the price.

Last enrolment date26.07.2020

Online registration is closed, contact the student affairs office

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