BA_F4 Finnish language 4

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan-Marek Šík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jan-Marek Šík, Ph.D.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
BA_F3 Finnish 3
Credit of BA_F3 needed.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is the fourth part of a six-semester cycle. In the course students should improve their previous knowledge of Finnish by studying new grammatical constructions and aquiring new vocabulary. It also focuses on improvement of conversational skills and text interpretation.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to use newly acquired grammatical phenomenons and vocabulary in spoken and written interaction. They can create text or speak about topics covered during the semester. Students are able to understand text and interpret it.
  • grammar exercises (participles and infinitives, infinitive clauses, comparative and superlative,...)
  • drills
  • conversation
  • readings
  • written homework
  • colloquial Finnish
    recommended literature
  • White, Leila: Suomen kielioppia ulkomaalaisille. Helsinki: Oy Finn Lectura Ab, 2001.
  • GEHRING, Sonja, Sanni HEINZMANN, Sari PÄIVÄRINNE and Taija UDD. Suomen mestari : suomen kielen oppikirja aikuisille. [Helsinki]: Finn Lectura, 2015, 307 stran. ISBN 9789517926997. info
  • KUPARINEN, Kristiina and Terhi TAPANINEN. Hyvin menee! : suomea aikuisille. 2.-6. painos. Helsinki: Otava, 2008, 231 s. ISBN 9789511223153. info
    not specified
  • JÖNSSON-KORHOLA, Hannele and Leila WHITE. Tarkista tästä : suomen sanojen rektioita suomea vieraana kielenä opiskeleville. 5. painos. Helsinki: Finn Lectura, 2006, 164 s. ISBN 9517920075. info
Teaching methods
classes, homework
Assessment methods
participation in classes, final written exam
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021, Spring 2023.
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