This 3-month course is designed for beginning language users, both foreign students and immigrants. The content covers basic language aspects, such as grammar, correct pronunciation and developing everyday vocabulary. Along with that , students get acquainted with Finnish society and culture. The course comprises practical exercises and reading and requires intensive self-study. The course is based on the basic level 1-2 of the National Language Proficiency Test and ensures participation in the follow-up course.
Everyone who is interested in Finnish language is welcome to attend the course regardless of age or nationality. Immigrants may check with the employment office for the criteria for applying for unemployment benefits.
Please note that students are personally responsible for their YKI-test participation fees (€95)
Student living at opisto 90€ /week
Student living at home 67,50€ /week