FINNISH 102B: Intermediate Finnish

TuTh 11-12:30 , B33B Dwinelle. Instructor: Sirpa Tuomainen

Units: 4

DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE!

THIS COURSE IS OFFERED AS A DISTANCE LEARNING CLASS FOR STUDENTS AT OTHER UC CAMPUSES. PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR FOR INFORMATION.

L&S Breadth: International Studies OR Arts & Literature

Three hours of language instruction per week. This course will further develop the students’ oral communicative competence, their reading and writing ability and cultural understanding. Emphasis in will be on aural/oral language skills, strategic reading comprehension skills and essay writing. Reading in different registers with vocabulary development will be studied and discussed. The class is multi-level, and class material, homework and assessment will be adjusted according to each student’s skill level.

Workload: About three hours of work outside the class per week, including independent work with DVD’s and websites. Midterm exam and a final project. This is a multiple level course, repeatable for credit.

Texts: TBA

Texts and other study materials provided by the instructor

Prerequisites: Finnish 102A or consent of instructor.

Berkeley faculty and staff members interested in participating in the Finnish language classes must first consult the Finnish language coordinator, Sirpa Tuomainen at: sirpa@berkeley.edu or (510) 693-1052.

To enroll in a Finnish language course via UC Extension go to the UC Extension Concurrent Enrollment website.