Learnia’s Experiential Finnish 1 course

Learnia’s Experiential Finnish 1 will help you put your basic Finnish knowledge into practice. You might have very little, or even none experience in using Finnish in everyday life. You might also be a beginner in grammar, or you could already know quite a lot but you don’t know how to use it when speaking. In LEFT 1 -course you will gain basic communication skills and learn necessary everyday words. You will also learn about Finnish culture and manners.

The starting spoken language level is A1 or A2 and the aim is to strengthen it or to improve to a higher one (understanding and speaking). (Check your level language_levels)

The course consists of 24 lessons (á 45 min) and the duration is 6 weeks. The course includes various activities involving speaking and active listening.


The course consists of:

  • Skills evaluation
  • Grammar lessons (useful rules)
  • Conversation lessons (changing locations)
  • Personalized comments of the homework (outside of the lessons)
  • Course certificate with evaluation on request

Advantages of the our course are:

  • Motivational learning environment
  • Learning to listen to different people (two different teachers + outsiders)
  • Learning activities (Action Learning, Experiential Learning)
  • Cosy classroom organization
  • No need to buy a book
  • No carrying piles of papers
  • Communicating in real situations
  • Focusing more on the quality than to the amount
  • Individual needs taken care of
  • Meeting different people
  • Learning about Finnish manners and culture
The course location will be announced before the course.  The grammar lessons will be held online and the conversation lessons will be held in changing locations. The timetable and the locations will be discussed with the trainer beforehand.

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