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Finnish 1 (5 cr)

Code: KY00DS49-3032

General information


Enrollment

21.08.2023 - 10.09.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 30.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Unit

Yhteisten opintojen koulutusyksikkö

Campus

Kouvola Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Game Design
  • Degree Programme in Digital International Business

Teachers

  • Jenni Klingberg

Teacher in charge

Jenni Klingberg

Groups

  • GDKV23SP
    Game design, full-time studies
  • IBKV23SP
    Digital international business, full-time studies
  • VV2023-2024
    Optional studies 2023-2024
  • 11.09.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 21.09.2023 14:30 - 17:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 25.09.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 02.10.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 12.10.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 16.10.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 19.10.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 30.10.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 02.11.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 06.11.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Etäopetus: Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 09.11.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 13.11.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 16.11.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 20.11.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 23.11.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 27.11.2023 08:15 - 09:45, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032
  • 30.11.2023 14:30 - 16:00, Finnish 1 KY00DS49-3032

Objective

You are able to express yourself in Finnish in the most common everyday situations both orally and in writing.
You have a command of simple phrases, basic clauses and vocabulary (CEFR level A1.1-A1.2) needed in situations such as introducing yourself and in service encounters.
You are familiar with the most essential grammatical features, like vowel harmony, present tense of the verb types and partitive singular case, and can manage with the pronunciation and spelling.
You are also able to expand your vocabulary and knowledge of language usage independently using different sources.
You become more familiar with the Finnish culture.

Content

What kind of language is Finnish compared with other languages you know? What are the special features of Finnish?
Which phrases and what kind of knowledge of Finnish language and culture are needed in everyday communication?
Which sources and tools can you use in order to learn elementary Finnish during the course and independently?
How to pronounce and spell in Finnish?

Opiskelumateriaali

Gehring, S. & Heinzmann, S. 2021 (or older editions). Suomen mestari 1. Helsinki: Finnlectura.
The material on the Moodle platform "Learn"

Yksilölliset oppimisväylät

Lessons at Kouvola Campus twice a week and assignments along the course. Independent studying, teamwork. The course structure is scheduled.
Online course Finnish for beginners available on Ecampus.

TKI ja työelämäyhteistyö

This course builds general working-life competences by reinforcing language skills.

Tentit ja muut määräajat

All the assignments must be submitted following the given schedule, by the end of the course. Late submissions are not allowed. There will be an exam or exams during the course. The exam must be passed. It is possible to write (rewrite) a non-written or not passed exam twice. The exam dates will be given at the beginning of the course.

Kansainvälinen yhteistyö

This course suits well for international, exchange and double degree students.

Opiskelijan työmäärä

5 x 27 hours = 135 hours of work (incl. lectures, assignments, independent or team work)

Toteutuksen osien kuvaus

Includes:
oral assignments
written assignments
wordtests
exam/exams

Further information

When you have done the enrollment, wait until the registration time is over. After that the course teacher accepts your registration. The information for the starting (schedule, online environment, assignments) this course will be published at the first meeting. For further information, please contact the teacher.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment is based on assignments completed successfully and active participation. There will be an exam at the end of the course.

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

A student who has reached the grade 1 or 2 can:
a) use some of the basic level (A1.1-A1.2) phrases, vocabulary and structures in every day life situations.
b) search information from textbooks and other basic information sources.
c) realise some variation in the use of language in different situations and organize somehow her or his own learning.

Assessment criteria, good (3-4)

A student who has reached the grade 3 can:
a) use the basic level (A1.1-A1.2) phrases, vocabulary and structures in every day life situations.
b) search information from textbooks and other basic information sources.
c) realise the variation in the use of language in different situations and organize her or his own learning.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

A student who has reached the grade 5 can:
a) use excellent the basic level (A1.1-A1.2) phrases, vocabulary and structures in every day life situations.
b) search information from textbooks and other basic information sources.
c) realise the variation in the use of language in different situations and organize flexible her or his own learning.

Qualifications

Prior skills in the Finnish language are not a requirement, but attending the course requires English skills enabling academic studies.