FINNISH 1A: Beginning Finnish

MWF 9-10 , B33B Dwinelle. Instructor: Lotta Weckström

Units: 4

(Fall only. Finnish 1B is offered in Spring.) Classes meet for three hours of Finnish instruction per week. Students will acquire basic communicative competence in all four foreign language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) within a cultural context.  Click here for more information about Finnish.

More details about this language here.

Workload:  About five hours of work outside of class per week, an oral and written midterm and final.

Sonja Gehring and Sanni Heinzmann:
Suomen mestari 1. Suomen oppikirja aikuisille
Second edition, 2011. Finn Lectura. ISBN 9789517924368

Prerequisites:  None. Elementary Finnish is open to students without prior knowledge of Finnish. However, the course is open to native, near-native, or heritage speakers of ANY OTHER Nordic language. Course cannot be repeated without prior consent from the language coordinator.

If you are not a currently registered student, you may be able to enroll via Concurrent Enrollment, UC Berkeley Extension. Please note that the Concurrent Enrollment application must be approved by the department. Approval is based on availability of space in the class; enrolled UC students on a waitlist have priority.