Siirry suoraan sisältöön

Finnish 1 (4 cr)

Code: ZZ00CD04-3008

General information


Timing

13.01.2025 - 19.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

TA94 - Kielikeskus

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business

Teachers

  • Heidi Hjerppe

Teacher in charge

Heidi Hjerppe

Groups

  • HTG24S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Information Technology
  • MTM24S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • YHS24S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YBB24S1
    Master of Business Administration, DP in International Business Management
  • HBI24S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business

Objective

You will learn the basics of Finnish phonetics and language structure (present tense verbs, sentence structure). You can use basic phrases and vocabulary in everyday situations. You can tell about yourself, family and free time activities.

You will understand the most common words and phrases (greetings, numbers and simple questions about yourself) and make some basic questions and phrases.

Content

You will learn to
- understand and use familiar everyday expressions
- use very basic phrases
- introduce yourself and others
- ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you have.

You will study
- the basics of Finnish phonetics and language structure
- language learning strategies
- the typical features of the Finnish culture and way of life.

Location and time

Contact lessons on campus

Teaching methods

Contact lectures, exercises / learning assignments

International connections

The study group is international and the content learned is compared with one’s own language and culture.

Student workload

4 cr (Finnish 1):
Lectures 25–30 h
Assignments and homework 20–25 h
Independent learning 40–45 h
Exams 10 h
Total 108 h

Further information

Continuous evaluation, self-evaluation

The assessment is based on learning objectives, quality and criteria.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

1 - You understand the most common words and phrases (greetings, numbers and simple questions about yourself) and make some basic questions and phrases, but you need help and repetition.

2 - You understand the most common words and phrases (greetings, numbers and simple questions about yourself) and you make some basic questions and phrases.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

3 - You know most of the basics of Finnish phonetics and language structure (present tense verbs, sentence structure). You understand basic phrases and vocabulary in familiar everyday situations. You can tell about yourself, your family and free time activities.

4 - You know most of the basics of Finnish phonetics and language structure (present tense verbs, sentence structure). You can use basic phrases and vocabulary in familiar everyday situations. You can tell about yourself, your family and free time activities.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

5 - You know the basics of Finnish phonetics and language structure (present tense verbs, sentence structure). You communicate with basic phrases and vocabulary in familiar everyday situations. You can have an elementary conversation about personal details.

Further information

For non-native Finnish speakers.
Also available for Jamk Open UAS students.
This course cannot be completed through skills demonstration.