Finnish teaching will change starting on 16th August - check out the new instruction for registration!
Teaching is given with nonstop basis from elemantary to advanced in several groups. This way we may offer classes practically any time, and you have the option to join any group that suits your own skills and timetable. In addition, Villa Victor organizes special nonrecurring courses on request, e.g. together with the University of Oulu.
Finnish language courses
Finnish language courses return to contact teaching in a class room starting on Mon 16. Aug. Only YKI training course and Advanced Finnish continue online in Teams. See timetable below.
Registration to online teaching:
If you want to register into
-YKI training and conversation course (Tuesdays at 16 - 18)
-Advanced Finnish course (Wednesdays and Thursdays at 16 - 18)
Send an email to:
ln the message give your name and email address, you want to use in the Teams-teaching group. In the reply message you will ge a link to the teaching group. See the timetable to check, when your group is online. j
Registration to contact teaching:
If you want to register into
-Let's start course (Thursdays and Fridays at 13 - 15)
-Elementary 1 course (Mondays and Tuesdays at 13 - 15)
-Elementary 2 course (Thursdays and Fridays at 10 - 12)
-Follow-up course (Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 - 12)
Come to visit at the info desk of the Multilingual Guidance in Oulu10 (Saaristonkatu 8) for registration. There you will get a participation card and some more information about the courses.
Note! All previous information will be deleted, so if you have registered before, you need to renew your registration again.
More information from: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. 050 361 3842
Villa Victor's mentoring program starts in autumn. More information and registration to the program in this link. Note! Mentoring language is Finnish, so adequate Finnish language skills are required for participation.
Video: Learn Finnish at Villa Victor
Elementary course - Basics for beginners
At the elementary level, there are three groups with the same content but at different teaching times. In addition, there is a 0 level class, Let's start, which is aimed to students without any Finnish skills. In this group a student gets the basic skills needed for the regular elementary level. Once this level has been achieved, the student may proceed to an elementary group.
Every group meets twice a week. You can choose a suitable group for yourself according to the timetable below. Registration is required when you first time attend the group. You will get a participation card which shows your own group. You may also attend other groups if there is space available, but you can register to only one group at the same time. The language skill level corresponds approximately the 0-A1(A2) levels in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Wednesday and Thursday at 13.00 - 15.00
Elementary group 1
Monday and Tuesday at 13.00 - 15.00
Elementary group 2
Thursday and Friday at 10.00 - 12.00
The University group
Teaching times: Mondays and Thursdays at 16.30 - 18.00
Follow-up course - Continuing level for more advanced
After the elementary language skills have been adopted, student may move to higher follow-up level. The language skill level corresponds approximately the A2 (B1) levels in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).There are two follow-up classes with the same curriculum, gathering different times of the week.
Monday and Tuesday at 10.00 - 12.00
Group 2: Advanced Finnish
From follow-up level it is possible to proceed a bit higher, advanced level. The language skill level corresponds approximately the B1 level forward in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Wednesday and Thursday at 16.00 - 18.00
YKI-test training course and Conversation
In the YKI-training class we practice exercises in different language skill areas, auditive and oral, which are also tested in the general language test. Information about the YKI-test is also available in this class. You can also participate in the course without the intention of attending the YKI-test. In addition, we practice functional Finnish skills with Discussion and Conversation exercises.
The language skill level corresponds to approximately the A2-B2 levels in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Exercises for and info about the common language test. (www.oph.fi/en/education-and-qualifications/national-certificates-language-proficiency-yki-frequently-asked)
Tuesday at 16.00 - 18.00
Finnish teaching in Villa Victor
Teaching is returning to contact teaching on 16th Augustu 2021. Only YKI training and Advanced Finnish courses continue online on the net. See more information about registration.