The aim is to help to adapt to the Finnish environment. The students will learn easy words and phrases needed in everyday situations. They will increase the awareness of characteristics of the Finnish way of life, culture and society.


Words and phrases: introductions, greetings, filling in forms with personal information, general signs and notices, places around, asking directions, grocery shopping etc. Basic structures. Verb conjugation in present tense.


Written and oral examination, assignment(s)

Grading Scale

0 - 5

Course material

Course code

Suomen mestari 1, chapters 1-7. Finn Lectura.


This course is a self study material. There will not be any lessons with the teacher.