Finnish language courses

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  • Finnish for Foreigners. WINTER.

    150,00 

    8 live online lessons + homework

    Finnish for Foreigners is tailored for adults, who are interested in learning Finnish and finding out more about Finland. You will learn a great deal about Finnish habits and life in Finland as well as Finnish language. 

    After each lesson you will get further explanations and motivating assignments in your email. This email is called “homework”.

    You will learn pronunciation, basic grammar and good-to-know vocabulary:  greetings, numbers, colors,  weekdays end much more.  After the course you can write an SMS to a friend or read the menu in Finnish. You will be able to make an order in a café.

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    Live lessons online + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    Small group – max 8 students. 

  • Getting started. Very first steps to learn Finnish.

    99,00 

    For students who have none or very little knowledge of Finnish. You will learn the basics of Finnish language in an easygoing atmosphere. You will learn to introduce yourself, to make orders in cafés and much more. Words and sentences are practiced interactively. After this course you will be on CEFR level A 1.1. – A 1.2.

    pastedGraphic.pngOct. 5th – Nov. 2nd

    Wednesdays  12.00 – 1. 30 p.m. (Helsinki time) + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    Live online once a week and homework.

    Getting started is a fascinating introduction to Finnish language. After Getting started, you can continue your studies on Moving on, parts 1 and 2. The times and dates of these courses will be published later.

    Small group, max. 12 students

  • Moving on 1 – Finnish to A1.2. Part 1.

    99,00 

    Five online lessons, and individual studies (homework).

    For students who know a little bit Finnish.

    This course includes lots of communication with other students.

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    Tuesdays  16.00 – 17.30  (Helsinki time) + homework

    Aug. 23 – Sept. 20th

     

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

     

    Live online once a week and homework.

    Small group, max. 12 students.

    The second part of Moving on-courses will be on Tuesdays at 16.00-17.30 (Helsinki time), starting October 4th.

  • Moving on II – Finnish from A1.2.

    99,00 

    For students who have some knowledge of Finnish. This course is a second part of series of two. Before you join this group, you need to know some Finnish, such as the days and months in Finnish, numbers, colours, to describe where you live and you must know how to conjugate verbs in present.

    pastedGraphic.pngAug. 17th to Sept. 14th 2022.
    Wednesdays  11 – 12.30 p.m. (Helsinki time) + homework


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    Live online once a week and homework to your email every week.

    Moving on 1 and 2 -courses will take you to CEFR level A1.3. This is the second part of the series of two. You can join Moving on II after you have studied Moving on 1 or acquired some Finnish elsewhere.

    Small group, max. 12 students.

  • Finnish From A 1.3 to mastering Finnish, part 1. August-October.

    120,00 

    Previous studies in Finnish basics are required and you are expected to know English since it is the language used in teaching, alongside with Finnish. Starting from week 3 the language of instruction will be mostly Finnish.

    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) and a microphone and the textbook Oma Suomi 1.

    For students, who have strong desire to learn Finnish in a short time!

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    Wednesdays  17.00 – 18.00 (Helsinki time) + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    We use the text book Oma Suomi 1.

    Have you studied Finnish? Are you already strong on level A 1.3? Check out the next level: Finnish from A 1.3. to mastering Finnish, part 2 .

    Not a suitable time? Seuraava ryhmä alkaa 29.9. klo 11.30 (Suomen aikaa). 

  • Finnish From A 1.3 to mastering Finnish, part 2. marras-tammi.

    120,00 

    Previous studies in Finnish are required. Finnish from CEFR level A 1.3.+

    For students, who have strong desire to learn Finnish in a short time!

    pastedGraphic.pngNovember 9th 2022 – Jan 18th 2023 (no lessons Dec 28th)

    Wednesdays  17.00 – 18.00 (Helsinki time) + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    We use the text book Oma Suomi 1, chapters 6-8.

    Live online once a week + homework.

    Seuraava ryhmä, A1.3. part 3, alkaa helmikuussa 2023. 

  • Finnish from A 1.3, part 3.

    120,00 

    Finnish from CEFR level A 1.3.+ or A2. Advanced beginners.

    For students, who have strong desire to learn Finnish in a short time!

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    Tuesdays  13.00-14.00 (Helsinki time) + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    We use the text book Oma Suomi 1.

    Live online once a week + homework.

  • Strong A2.2. Syys-marraskuu.

    120,00 

    Early bird price until August!

    Finnish from CEFR level A 2.1+ or A2.2.

    For students, who have strong desire to speak Finnish!

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    Tuesdays  9.30-10.30 a.m (Helsinki time) + homework

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

    We use the text book Oma Suomi 1.

    Live online once a week + homework.

  • Puhu paremmin A2.2.

    120,00 

    Finnish from CEFR level A 2.1+ or A2.2.

    For students, who have strong desire to speak Finnish!

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    Tuesdays  9.00-10.00 a.m (Helsinki time) + homework (lukea teksti)

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    To participate you need a computer (or laptop) with microphone. Camera is necessary.

     

    Live online once a week + pre texts.

  • Tunne Helsinki, B1.2. – C2

    25,00 

    Jokainen kerta kestää noin 2 tuntia (klo 17-19 TAI 15-17). Keskustelemme paljon.

    Elokuussa:  Metsässä Helsingissä (klo 17-19)
    Tule oppimaan suomea, kävelemään ulkona, puhumaan suomea, katsomaan taivasta, nauttimaan puhtaasta ilmasta ja oppimaan uusia snaoja. Opiskelemme metsän sanoja, eläimiä ja paljon verbejä.  Kävelemme metsässä, kallioilla ja ja puutarhassa. Käymme myös uurnalehdossa. Kaikki keskellä Helsinkiä!

    Tapaamme Helsingin keskuspuistossa, Maunulan majan pihassa. Kävelemme luonnossa. Opimme metsän sanoja ja luontoon liittyviä substantiiveja ja adjektiiveja. Kävelemme polulla, kallioilla ja puutarhassa. Käymme myös uurnalehdossa. Metsässä keskellä Helsinkiä!

    HUOM! Ei onnistu pyörätuolissa tai vaunujen kanssa.

    Paikka: Keskuspuisto, Helsinki

    Syyskuussa: Töölönlahden ympäri (klo 17-19) Sopii pyörätuolissa tai vaunujen kanssa

    Opitaan sanastoa kaupungissa ja rakennuksista: mikä on pylväskäytävä ja mikä on kanto. Mikä on suojatie ja mikä sitten on pelastusrengas. Kävelyllä nähdään myös Helsingin pienin sähkölaitos.

    Paikka:  Helsinki, Töölönlahti

    Lokakuussa: Lapinlahden sairaala-alue (klo 15-17) Sopii pyörätuolissa tai vaunujen kanssa

    Opitaan paljon uusia sanoja hyvinvoinnista, psykiatrisesta sairaanhoidosta ja mielenterveydestä. Aiheista tehdään erilaisia tehtäviä: keskustellaan, luetaan ja kirjoitetaan. Kävelemme ulkona ja sisällä.

    Lapinlahden sairaala on Suomen ensimmäinen psykiatrinen sairaala. Vuonna 2008 hoitaminen sairaalassa loppui, mutta kaunis talo ja ihana piha ovat siellä vielä.

    Paikka: Lapinlahti, Helsinki