XSUX1007 Study and media related texts in Finnish (3–4 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



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. Active participation.

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.

The aim: B2 - C1

Description of prerequisites

For students who have completed "Study life Finnish" course (B1 level) or have corresponding skills (approximately 200 hours of Finnish studies).


Recommended prerequisites

Study materials

The course study pack has been designed to meet the specific needs of the group and it can be collected from the teacher for a fee.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
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.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3–4 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
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