XSUX005 Texts in Finnish 2 (3–4 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Language Centre
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Students learn to understand and process demanding Finnish texts. They set their own learning objectives and choose the texts to be handled on the course. The texts can be related to, for example, society, studies or work, and they are analysed from perspectives relevant to each text and learner. The aim is to simultaneously develop the students’ literacy. It is also essential to actively plan and develop one’s own learning.

Completion methods

The course is a contact teaching course, on which texts are processed and analysed from different perspectives both individually and among the group. Part of the course is implemented in an e-learning environment.

Assessment details

Course completion requires that the given assignments are completed within the agreed schedule. In addition, students are expected to participate actively in the meetings and online discussions. Course assessment is based on continuous assessment, self-assessment and learning assignments.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the students will have

- developed their reading comprehension skills and text analysis skills as well as their abilities to discuss the texts or write about them
-learned to understand the selected Finnish texts in their cultural context
- developed their reading and learning strategies
- developed mastery of the style, structures and vocabulary typical of different texts.

Description of prerequisites

For students who have completed Suomi 3 (B1 level) or have corresponding skills.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item