Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: semester 3
Language: English and Finnish
Course level: Basic Studies
Course type: compulsory
Starting level and linkage with other courses
Prerequisite: Finnish for Foreigners 2 or equivalent (about 10 cr of previous studies)
You are able to discuss familiar topics in everyday life. You develop your oral and writing skills. You are familiar with the Finnish culture and customs related to the topics of the course. Your target level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR is A2.2.
- The Finnish summer cottage, sauna and nature
- Health issue, going to a doctor
- Free time activities and hobbies
- The past tense of verbs (imperfekti)
- The construction `have to´
- The forms of object
Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.
Cooperation with the business community
Quest speakers or visits as appropriate.
Global business approach to course themes and contributions by multicultural student groups.
Contact and distant sessions.
Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.
Tuula Jäppinen, Hanna Tani
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.