Finnish for Beginners 1 - Suomen kielen alkeet 1


Date14.09. - 23.11.2020

Mondays at 16.30-19.00 (includes a 15-min break)

NB! No teaching on week 42.


Online course (live video teaching via Zoom & material in 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

MA Veera Kaski

Feedback from Veera's previous courses:

"Everything was explained very well."
"The teacher's teaching method is very good."
"Dynamic of the group was good."
"The course was well-sturctured and easy to follow."
"I liked the variety of teching techniques that were used."

AccomplishmentActive participation and exam

Sonja Gehring ja Sanni Heinzmann: Suomen mestari 1, chapters 1-3 (ISBN 978-951-1-33423-1)

NB! This is the new edition of the book.

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 date13.09.2020

Online registration is closed, contact the student affairs office

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