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FINN 201

Second-Year Finnish

Language Studies College of Humanities

Course Description

Conversation, vocabulary building, and reading and writing skills, emphasizing reading.

When Taught

Fall Odd Years

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

Finn 102 or equivalent experience

Title

Opinions

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to begin expressing and supporting opinions about familiar topics.

Title

Comprehension

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to comprehend Finnish as they hear and read authentic language relating to familiar topics with strategies to even derive meaning out of less familiar topics.

Title

Speaking and Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to speak and write Finnish well enough to satisfy immediate needs. (Students will learn to communicate in social situations asking and answering questions, carrying out transactions, and talking about a variety of topics of common interest in present, past, and future times.)

Title

Conversation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to participate actively in conversations about Finnish-speaking countries, concrete topics, and current events.