Kuparinen - Tapaninen - Kuisma: Sun suomi - Finnish for beginners and Tabula material created/linked by the teacher.
contact teaching, activating written tasks, study conversation, discussion exercises, learning simulation and games, process writing, collaborative learning, exercises, videos made by students
14.01.2020 - 13.05.2020
08.12.2019 - 06.01.2020
5 - 30
Media, Music and Art
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Media and Arts
Partly utilizing more demanding on line material for advanced students after discussing with the teacher about the ways of completing it.
According to the dates marked on course Tabula.
The whole group is international!
Learning language always takes time, especially when 3 contact lessons take place once a week! It is important to train regularly during the week, with time!
Mainly according to the book Sun suomi but adding important structures and activating exercises.
Students have been able to complete all the assignments acceptably. They can tell about few of the achieved course contents, but their expression stays limited: both spoken and written language is partly hard to understand. It is difficult for them to take part to a simple discussion. Also their incomplete pronunciation may cause difficulties to understand their speech.
Students have an active attitude towards studying Finnish language showing that by completing course tasks according to the schedule. They are able to cope in most achieved oral course exercises. Students are able to write short texts about their home, travelling or clothes in Finnish and are able to pronounce Finnish clearly enough. Students’ mother tongue may have an effect in pronunciation and/or sentence structure, but it doesn’t cause problems to understand the meaning of messages.
Students have a positive and active attitude towards learning language. They can pronounce Finnish distinctively and are able to use suitable and varied expressions in achieved course exercises using grammar mostly correct way. Students can participate a conversation asking and responding to questions about topics studied in the course. They can write simple descriptions or stories and recombine words and phrases into new sentences. They understand the importance of good Finnish language skills to get a job in Finland.
Students have attended contact lessons less than 80 %. They have not completed course assignments because of lack of or activity or gained skills. Their ability to communicate in Finnish is insignificant and limited to make understanding possible.