BA_F5 Finnish language 5

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Elina Elli Johanna Kulmala, MA (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan-Marek Šík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Hebedová, Ph.D. (assistant)
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
Tue 12:00–13:40 G23, Thu 12:00–13:40 G22, except Tue 14. 11., except Thu 16. 11.
NOW ( BA_F5_dril Finnish 5 - drill )
Credit of BA_F4 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 fifth 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 grammar and vocabulary acquired in this semester in spoken and written interaction. They can create text of respective complexity and speak about topics discussed in classes. Students are able to understand authentic written text and interpret it. They recognise also stylistic variation.
  • grammar exercises (infinitive clauses, potencial mood, derivation)
  • drills
  • conversation
  • readings
  • written homework
  • colloquial Finnish
    recommended literature
  • GEHRING, Sonja. Suomen mestari : suomen kielen oppikirja aikuisille. Helsinki: Finn Lectura. 320 s. ISBN 9789517925686. 2013. info
    not specified
  • KUPARINEN, Kristiina and Terhi TAPANINEN. Hyvin menee! : suomea aikuisille. 2.-6. painos. Helsinki: Otava. 231 s. ISBN 9789511223153. 2008. info
  • TUKIA, Kaisa. Suomi2. 1. painos. Helsingissä: Otava. 207 s. ISBN 9789511227816. 2008. info
Teaching methods
classes, homework, essays
Assessment methods
written essays, presentation, learning diary
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2021.
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