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Venue Day Time Fee Weeks Start Date End Date Select To Enrol
Finnish Level 1 Beginners Introductory Course April 2014
Milltown Park Tuesday 18:30 - 21:00 €249.00 8 15 Apr 2014 10 Jun 2014
Finnish Level 2 Impovers April 2014
Milltown Park Thursday 20:00 - 21:30 €249.00 8 17 Apr 2014 12 Jun 2014
Finnish Level 3 Improvers April 2014
All Hallows College Thursday 18:00 - 19:30 €199.00 8 20 Mar 2014 15 May 2014
Milltown Park Thursday 18:30 - 20:00 €249.00 8 17 Apr 2014 12 Jun 2014

The Sandford Language Institute has been running courses in Finnish since 1989. Our tutors are native speakers and qualified teachers, teaching the communicative use of the language and making it as relevant as possible to every day situations. All of the main language skills of Reading, Writing, Listening, speaking and Use of language (Grammar) are developed in class. Enrolment for upcoming January 2014 classes is now possible. Should you have any queries, please contact mary Zerbe on 01 2601296 or mary.zerbe@sandfordlanguages.ie


LevelsDescription
Finnish Level 1 Beginners Introductory Course April 2014For students who are beginners in Finnish and have not studied it formally.Course book is 'From Start to Finnish'
Finnish Level 1 Beginners Introductory January 2014Absolute beginners - for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. Starting from the Finnish alphabet,the students first learn how to pronounce each letter properly and how to read and speak any Finnish texts. The early part of the level 1 course covers basic everyday Finnish expressions from greetings and what to say when meeting someone,to giving directions to describing what someone/something is like - not to forget about learning how to talk about the weather! The students learn how to use numbers in everyday situations, how to order a coffee and asking what something costs, as well as telling the time. Grammar sections cover present tense verbs (5 verb types) in order to learn how to construct basic sentences - as well as telling someone what to do in Finnish, so typical of the language! The course book used is called 'From Start to Finnish' and is available to buy on-line from websites such as www.the book depository.co.uk (free delivery) or www.amazon.co.uk (or .oom).It may be cheaper to buy in Finland if you can.Students can continue to level 2 improvers from March 2014.
Finnish Level 2 Impovers April 2014For students who have completed an introductory beginners course in Finnish at Sandford language Inst. or elsewhere.Course book used is 'From Start to Finnish'
Finnish Level 4 January 2014For students who have already completed approx. 60 hours of formal tuition in Finnish at Sandford Language Institute or elsewhere.
Finnish level 2 Improvers January 2014For students who have completed a beginners course at Sandford language Institute or elsewher have had a minimum of 15 hours formal tuition to date.
Finnish Level 1 Beginners Language & Culture Introductory Course Oct/Nov 2013Absolute beginners - for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. Starting from the Finnish alphabet, the students first learn how to pronounce each letter properly and how to read and speak any Finnish texts. The early part of the level 1 course covers basic everyday Finnish expressions from greetings and what to say when meeting someone to giving directions to describing what someone/something is like - not to forget about learning how to talk about the weather! The students learn how to use numbers in everyday situations, such as ordering in a café and asking what someone costs, as well as telling the time. Grammar sections cover present tense verbs (5 verb types) in order to learn how to construct basic sentences - as well as telling someone what to do in Finnish, so typical of the language! The course book used is called 'From Start to Finnish'and is available from Sandford Language Institute.Students can continue to level 2 improvers from jan?Feb 2014.
Finnish Level 2 Improvers October 2013Advanced beginners - for beginners with a basic knowledge of all the above language skills or for students who have completed the beginners course. Level 2 focuses mostly on the conjugation of nouns and the dreaded 15 cases the Finnish language has. The grammar is covered in an approachable and understandable manner through various different texts in everyday situations from shopping to travelling and discussing about living arrangements / home vocabulary and hobbies and likes / dislikes. For nouns, also the plural forms are learned, and for verbs, the past tense.
Finnish Level 3 Improvers April 2014Improvers, for students with a basic knowledge of all the language skills or for students who have completed the beginners course & Level 2 courses at SLI or elsewhere of formal tuition)Level 3 continues to build on level 2 & focuses mostly on the conjugation of nouns and the dreaded 15 cases the Finnish language has. The grammar is covered in an approachable and understandable manner through various different texts in everyday situations from shopping to travelling and discussing about living arrangements / home vocabulary and hobbies and likes / dislikes. For nouns, also the plural forms are learned, and for verbs, the past tense.
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