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Folk School: Finnish Language for Beginners [ONLINE] *SOLD OUT*
September 7, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 12, 2022
Instructor: Elizabeth “Helvi” Brauer
Wednesdays, 6 weeks – Sep 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12
Zoom link provided to students after registration
Class fee: $115
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In the beginner session, students will work to familiarize themselves with the sounds of Finnish, learn essential vocabulary for everyday living, as well as vocabulary that is intimately tied to Finnish culture. Emphasis will be on speaking, listening, and reading with some focus on writing. No previous experience necessary. Open to students ages 15 and up. Classes will take place via group video call (Zoom) and students should have access to a device with Zoom and an internet connection that supports video calls. Registration closes September 3 or when sold out.
Helvi has taught Finnish language in a variety of learning environments and worked with students of all ages for over 12 years. She has studied Finnish language, Finnish cultural studies, and international education in Finland at both the University of Tampere and the University of Oulu. Based in Minneapolis, Helvi is active in the Minnesota Nordic community and is the founder of Luumu – Finnish Living.