The Finnish Language School of Minnesota offers courses for children and adults from beginner to high fluency.

Children’s Classes

Children’s Beginner with Katja Z.
– Moikka! Students 7 years and up. We will work on basics like the alphabet, introductions, days of the week, hobbies etc. Notebook, pen and markers needed. Nähdään!

Children’s Immersion with Anne S. and Heli H.
– Moi! Our class is for students 5 years or older who are able to hold a conversation in Finnish. We will work on Finnish grammar, reading and writing with fun activities, poetry, and songs. Instruction will be in Finnish.

Adult Classes

Adult* Beginner Class with Lily O.
– Hei kaikki! In my class you will learn the basics of Finnish verbs, and some simple vocabulary to match, like colors, foods, and family. The class is built to complement the summer course, but there are no knowledge prerequisites; this course is stand-alone. Hope to see you there! Nähdään!

Adult* Immersion with Lotta K-R.
– This course is for intermediate and advanced students. We will work on vocabulary, conversation skills, reading, writing, and some grammar. Most of the teaching will be in Finnish. Tervetuloa!

*Older teens wanting more rigorous learning are welcome to register for the adult classes.