Beginners' Finnish Course 2
If you do not have a study right at the University of Oulu it is possible to apply for a non-degree study right for this course. You can ask about free places using the contact form during the registration period. You can find the link to the form on the course page when the registration period is open. We are happy to help you with choosing the right course.
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Course study period
This is a post-elementary course. During the course students learn more about communication in ordinary everyday situations in Finnish. They also extend their vocabulary and knowledge of grammar. Students practise understanding simple Finnish talk and short texts.
The topics and communicative situations covered in the course are the following: talking about weather, carrying out transactions in clothing stores and at the doctor’s, asking about location, asking for help/favours, expressing how you are feeling, writing an invitation and email; talking about the past, describing people and things; seasons, the names of the months, travelling, vehicles, body parts, adjectives, food, drink and parties.
The structures studied are the following: the local cases, more about the change of the consonants k, p and t, more declension types for nouns (word types), nominative plural (basic form plural), basics of the imperfect (past tense of verbs), something about the object, some postposition structures, some sentence types (predicative and necessity sentences).
Academic Year 2022-2023
Field of study