Upon completion of the course, the student
has basic information and skills considering work life in Finnish
is able to communicate in Finnish in basic work life situations
acquires the skills to produce clear and logical texts on simple work-related issues
is familiar with current topics in in Finland
Plural forms of nouns
Grammar: comparison of adjectives, past tenses
The process of applying a job in Finland and in Finnishh
Getting acquainted with current topics by using newspapers and other media
Assessment of one’s own learning
Oral and written exercises individually and in pairs, group work.
Homework and preparation for lessons and exams.
Gehring, S.& Heinzmann, S. 2012. Suomen mestari 2. Suomen kielen oppikirja aikuisille. Finn Lectura. Helsinki. (compulsory)
Other material provided by teacher.
Starting level and linkage with other courses
The student has successfully completed the courses Finnish for Beginners 1 & 2, and Finnish for Work 1 or acquired this level in the entry level test in Finnish.
Assessment criteria - grade 1
The student understands the main points of work-related texts in both the work life vocabulary, and he/she is able to produce work-related texts in Finnish with several corrections, when assisted substantially.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
The student understands the essential parts of work-related texts in both the written and oral form. The student has a fairly good command of work life vocabulary, and he/she is able to produce work-related texts in Finnish when assisted.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
The student understands well the essential parts of work-related texts in both the written and oral form. The student has a very good command of work life vocabulary, and he/she is able to produce work-related texts in Finnish independently.