The student will be able to get by (survive) in simple everyday situations in Finnish. S/he will understand simple-structured written and spoken messages about everyday subjects. The aim is to achieve the level A1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for languages).
Proficiency level A1 in CEFR: Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.