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SUM3VK24DIAK Finnish, basic level 2 (5 cr)

Code: SUM3005A21S-3003

General information


Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 17.03.2024

Timing

08.04.2024 - 31.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages

  • Finnish
  • English

Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing

Teachers

  • Sampo Sivula

Groups

  • Diak
  • 18.04.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3 / aloitusluento
  • 23.04.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3 / luento
  • 25.04.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 30.04.2024 10:00 - 12:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 02.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 07.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 08.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 14.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 16.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 21.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 23.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento
  • 28.05.2024 13:00 - 15:15, SUM3/ luento

Objective

Students will be able to
- master the Finnish language at basic level A2.2
- understand clear, general spoken language and grasp the main points of discussion in familiar topics, for example, from TV programmes
- converse about familiar topics and manage common everyday exchanges
- easily understand simple texts
- write short pieces of text and communicate by e.g. email
- master the main aspects of basic grammar

Content

- past tenses and their uses
- plural forms
- wordtypes
- the object and its uses
- communication situations (dealing with officials, shopping)
- vocabulary related to hobbies and recreation, health and illnesses, travel, clothing, education, work, customs and celebrations

Teaching methods

- the course is completely online
- lectures on Zoom from April 18 to May 28, approximately two lectures per week
- lots of independent study and homework

Prerequisites: Before the course, Finnish competence should be on a level A1.3/A2.1.

Location and time

The course is completely online (lectures on Zoom).
Lectures are from April 18 to May 28, approximately two lectures per week.

Materials

Sonja Gehring & Sanni Heinzmann: Suomen mestari 2, revised edition 2022 (chapters 1–5/6)

Student workload

Course proceeds quickly and requires a lot of independent study:
- the extent of the course is 5 credits, i.e. 135 hours of work
- there are approx. 27 hours of lectures in total (so the remaining 108 hours are assignments and other independent study)

Assessment methods and criteria

Active participation to lectures and independent tasks affect to assessment.

Evaluation scale

0-5