First-Year Finnish

First-Year Finnish
Basic language skills.
FINN
102
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtWinter odd years
Course Outcomes

Comprehension

Students will be able to comprehend Finnish as they hear and read authentic language relating to familiar topics.

Speaking

Students will be able to speak Finnish well enough to satisfy immediate needs. (They will learn to communicate in basic social situations, meet routine travel needs, carry out simple transactions, and talk about a variety of topics of common interest in present, past, and future times.)

Writing

Students will be able to write short messages and well-articulated sentences in Finnish on familiar topics.

Language Learning Strategies

Students will develop strategies to help them derive meaning from a wide variety of authentic language texts.

Culture

Students will display appropriate awareness of everyday culture in Finnish-speaking countries.