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Finnish Language - Introductory Course I

Learn how to make basic Conversations in Finnish; greetings others in different occasions & introducing yourself.
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Last updated 10/2015
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to say all kinds of greetings in Finnish Language
Learn how to introduce themselves in Finnish and say 'where are they from'
Learn how to engage in basic dialogues in Finnish introducing & being introduced in Finnish
Learn the basic grammar of Finnish Language which is necessary for conversation.
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  • No materials required, no previous knowledge of Finnish is necessary.
  • It is also good to know something about the Finnish alphabet.

This is a very interesting course for travelers. tourists and students who would like to know how to make basic conversations in Finnish.

  • Here you will learn how to greet people in all various occasions, Christmas, Easter, Valentine, ..etc.
  • Also you will learn how to introduce yourself & respond to others introducing themselves in Finnish.
  • This course is structured in a very logical way that helps students go from scratch from basic informal greetings, to seasonal greetings till asking people where are they from!

This should take you one hour of watching the lessons and 3 additional hours interacting with the materials and perhaps practice with a partner.

Who is the target audience?
  • This is a beginners' course, for those who need to learn the basic conversation in Finnish.
  • If you already know the basics and you know how to greeting others and introduce yourself in Finnish then this course is not for you!
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction: Course Overview
1 Lecture 03:35

This is the course description and overview. Here you can find the lessons and their topics.

Preview 03:35
Introduction - All Kinds of Greetings
5 Lectures 27:51

In this lesson you will learn how to say 'Hi & Hello' in different ways in Finnish including some regional dialects in Finland such as the one spoken in Tampere.

Preview 05:37

In this lesson you will learn the most important formal greetings, that is 'how to great someone during any time of the day in Finnish , you know things like;

  • Good Morning
  • Good Day
  • Good Afternoon
  • Good Evening
  • Good Night
Preview 08:08

In this lesson you will learn what to say in Finnish when leaving someone, you know things like;

  • Goodbye
  • See you Later
  • Formal vs. non-formal goodbyes
when leaving 'Goodbye'

Seasonal Greetings 'New year/Christmas/Easter'

Happy Birthday - Happy Valentine Day - Happy Holidays
Introducing Yourself - Friendly Conversations
5 Lectures 26:24
Introducing Yourself

Nice To Meet You

How are you?

Thanking - Apologizing - Excusing

Where are you from?
About the Instructor
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Educational Technologist & Entrepreneur, Certified by Cambridge University in Teaching with Masters Degree in Learning & Education Technology by University of Oulu Finland. Previously worked as an HR Senior Recruiter for Engineering Sectors.

With five years in delivering training & evaluation of Business English & HR Soft skills followed by 2 years in Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Supporting worldwide companies; Rolls Royce & Baker Hughes.

So passionate about Learning & Development in Languages & Human Resources. I studied 9 different languages, was teaching 2 of them then moved to HR & Talent Management. I love building Learning Solutions to help people develop their skills in various areas.

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3.8 Average rating
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Finnish Language Teacher

I have studied many languages and very passionate about teaching and communicating in Finnish which is my native language and in English.

Currently I am studying at Oulu University but I also enjoy helping foreigners in practicing Finnish & getting to know the Finnish culture. The real cultue NOT the stereotypes :)

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