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GroupK702D14S/Degree Programme in Nursing (in English) (Kemi)
Study unitK702D13 Finnish Language, 3.00 ECTS credits, 80 h
UnitTerveysala (Meripuistokatu 26) Kemi
Time of implementationAutumn1/2014-2015
Responsible teacherEklund Henna
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates02.09.2014 - 24.10.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2014 - 30.09.2014
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Finnish language 3 ECTS

Competence Goals:

The course will introduce the students to the Finnish language and helps them to manage in everyday situations. The student knows how and where to get information and how to develop his/her own Finnish language skills. S/he shows a positive attitude towards learning the Finnish language both guided and independently. The student completes Finnish language studies and is recommended to study Finnish for Foreigners courses.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Contact lessons, individual studying, assignments, oral presentation in Finnish, exam.


Students are provided with written materials and assignments. Moodle is used for submitting material to students and for receiving students assignments - Internet materials, listening comprehensions, Finnish language practices. Material on Finnish culture is also provided via email and is accessed through the Internet.

Books that are used as a material sources:

- Suomen Mestari 1

- Harjoitus tekee mestarin 1


After the course student is able to tell her-/himself and her/his family in Finnish. He/she can read and understand simple Finnish texts. Student is able to recognize some basic vocabulary of nursing and write simple phrases in Finnish. He/she is able to recognize some characteristics of Finnish culture and way of life. We'll have lots of speaking, listening and writing exercises.

Main contents:

  • Alphabet, numbers, days, months, time, greetings, food, drink, family and living,
  • Pronounciation, questions
  • Introducing and telling about yourself, asking the way, getting to know each other
  • Some basic words of nursing

Grammatical contents:

  • Principles of the verb conjugation and present tense, negative form
  • Personal and possessive pronouns
  • The degree of variation, vocal harmony, partitive case, local cases, adjectives

Course is completed, when student participates actively in contact lessons, completes his/hers homework, writes a short essay, demonstrates oral skills and does exam.

The course is graded on the scale from 0 to 5, 1 representing the lowest pass grade and 5 representing the highest grade.


  • 1: Student is able to use some Finnish words and understands some words of spoken Finnish. Understands some features of Finnish culture.
  • 3: Student is able to use some basic Finnish vocabulary and understands some sentences of spoken Finnish. Understands some aspects of Finnish culture and way of life.
  • 5: Student is able to useactively Finnish vocabulary he/she learnt and understands short discussions in Finnish.Student is able to write short texts  in Finnish. Understands aspects of Finnish culture, habits and way of life.