Students will be able to comprehend Finnish as they hear and read authentic language relating to familiar topics with strategies to even derive meaning out of less familiar topics.
Speaking and Writing
Students will be able to speak and write Finnish well enough to satisfy immediate needs. (Students will learn to communicate in social situations asking and answering questions, carrying out transactions, and talking about a variety of topics of common interest in present, past, and future times.)
Students will be able to participate actively in conversations about Finnish-speaking countries, concrete topics, and current events.
Students will be able to begin expressing and supporting opinions about familiar topics.