Finnish Grammar and Linguistic Correctness
- Code: FIN1LE001
- Extent: 3 cr (81 h)
- Timing: 2nd Semester*
- Language: Finnish
- Level: core studies
- Type: compulsory**
*the course is offered only in spring semesters
**required of Finnish students in the Mubba programme
Good Finnish skills.
Students acquire a firm command of Finnish grammar and essential aspects of usage.
The course focuses on aspects of the Finnish language that will help students in issues of usage and in learning foreign languages. Focus is on correct usage.
- Nature and distinctive features of the Finnish language
- Basics of grammar
- Key aspects of usage
- Standard Finnish
Teaching and learning methods
Focus is on correct usage. The course includes an exam on grammar, an exam on usage and an elective written assignment.
The course involves 81 hours of study, including classroom and independent study. The contact hours number 32 (including exams) and independent study covers 48 hours of study.
Self-assessment of learning 1h.
Completing the required assignments of the course and taking the course examination. The matter must be agreed upon with the teacher in advance. The completion is assessed on the scale from 1 to 5.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
The student displays with the competence demonstration that s/he manages the course objectives and contents mentioned in the course description. It is possible to participate in the competence demonstration only once, and it must be agreed upon with the teacher in advance. The competence demonstration is assessed on the scale from 1 to 5.
Teacher with the main responsibility for the course
Sanna Kukkonen, Pasila
Kielitoimiston oikeinkirjoitusopas 2008: Salla Kankaanpää et al. Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskuksen julkaisuja 147. Tampere. (Or other book on Finnish grammar)
Assessment criteria/scale 5-1.
|5 excellent||3 good||1 satisfactory|
Exam on grammar 25 %
Exam on usage 75 %
The self-assessment of learning assignment does not impact your grade. The
assignment is the same for all courses/modules and your answers will be used
also for course/module development. The assignment is completed online in