Kurssikuvaus / Course description:
FINN 310 is designed to set the path for the student to engage in the different ways that Finnish language is, has been, and can be used. The course is designed for students who already know Finnish well enough to communicate various topics in some length both orally and in writing, and also read, listen and make use of content and topics that (s)he is previously unfamiliar with. There are no official prerequirements, but the students are expected to meet the level reached by the end of the second year Finnish classes (FINN 203). The course will be conducted in Finnish.
Special attention will be paid to learning vocabulary, listening comprehension and speaking in Finnish and the class will provide students the opportunity to practice new vocabulary and grammatical structures through in-class discussion of assigned activities and readings. Newspaper articles, films, and the Internet will be used. To succeed in this course, you must actively participate and you will be expected to attend class regularly, prepare for class daily, and speak as much Finnish as possible.