XSUX1006 Everyday Texts in Finnish (2–3 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 get used to reading different texts and text types related to everyday activities and life situations. They also learn new ways of developing their language skills by reading.

Completion methods

Finnish texts are analysed and discussed on the course. The texts include assignments that support their understanding and facilitate the training of strategies. The assignments are completed individually or in pairs or groups. The students participate in selecting the course texts in order to ensure that they are meaningful for them.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the students will have developed their reading strategies and have more confidence to read Finnish texts and find information in different types of texts. They will understand predictable information and can form an overall idea of texts on familiar subjects.

Aim: CEFR A2

Additional information

Recommended after "My Finnish", "Let's chat in Finnish" and before "Everyday Finnish" or when a student wants to strengthen his/her reading skills in Finnish.

Description of prerequisites

After "My Finnish" or 70 hours of Finnish studies or corresponding skills


Recommended prerequisites

  • Prerequisite group 1
  • OR
  • Prerequisite group 2
    • XSU0005 Finnish for Foreigners 1 (5 cr)Not published for this curriculum period

Study materials

The material will be distributed on the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Completion of the course requires active participation and attendance as well as completion of homework. Assessment is based on continuous assessment, self-assessment and the completion of assignments within the agreed schedule.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2–3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
No published teaching