BAX201 Finnish for Beginners I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Bc. Jana Břehovská (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BAX201/01: Mon 8:00–9:40 K12, J. Břehovská
BAX201/02: Thu 8:00–9:40 G24, J. Břehovská
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 58/100, only registered: 0/100, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/100
Course objectives
The course is a language class of Finnish, no prior knowledge is required. In the course students learn to use Finnish in basic situations. A basic insight into Finnish grammar is presented. After completing the course students may continue in a follow-up course.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to pronounce Finnish correctly, form words and sentences at the required level; they should be able to understand and use some of the Finnish cases and use verbs in present tense, answer basec quistions in Finnish and know vocabulary at the respective level.
  • conjugation
  • question and negation
  • local cases
  • vowel harmony
  • expressions of time
  • numerals
  • stem alternation in Finnish
  • Lindroos, Hilkka 2002: Finština nejen pro samouky. Praha: Leda.
  • Silfverberg, Leena 2001: Harjoituksia suomen kielen perusopetusta varten. Helsinki: Finn Lectura.
Teaching methods
lectures, homework
Assessment methods
final written test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět není určen studentům oboru Baltistika
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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