This online course offers you tools to get started with your Finnish studies. For instance, the course can work as a preparatory step for the more intensive Finnish courses. You will learn the basics of Finnish language in an easygoing atmosphere. The course will introduce simple everyday language situations. You are expected to know some English since it is the language used in teaching, alongside with Finnish. No previous studies in Finnish are required but the participants must be familiar with the Latin alphabet.

Please note that Getting started with Finnish is an independent course and does not correspond to any Basic Courses on levels 1 to 6.

Student has six months to complete the course assignments.