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KK-RUO101 Swedish for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1), 3 cr 
Code KK-RUO101  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Swedish for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1)  Abbreviation Swedish for Beg 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

All faculties, JOO-students, also Finnish students who have not studied Swedish as Second Language (in accordance with the requirements of Finnish educational System).



Learning outcomes 

You will be able to function in most everyday situations, making use of present and past tense as well as modal constructions, expressing wishes and permission etc. You will also be able to carry out simple conversations dealing with issues related to food, history and society etc. You will be able to write simple messages in Swedish.

Completion methods 

You are required to regularly attend classes, do written home work assignments and actively participate in class room oral practice.

Contact teaching hours 42, independent studies about 40 hours.


Swedish for Beginners 1 or equivalent knowledge and skills.

CEFR level A1:2.


Both oral and written Swedish. Everyday topics are practiced such as talking about personal experiences, one's own family, shopping, health etc. Chapters 9-16 in the course book Rivstart A1+A2 are covered.

Study materials and literature 

Levy Scherrer Paula; Lindemalm Karl, Rivstart: A1+A2 Textbok med inkl. ljudfiler. 2nd edition (2:a upplaga). 2014.
Levy Scherrer Paula; Lindemalm Karl, Rivstart: A1+A2 Övningsbok. 2nd edition (2:a upplaga). 2014.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Written exam (2 h.) PASS - FAIL. If a grade certificate is required (grade 1 - 5) it will be issued.

Other information 

Language of instruction: English with a gradual switch to Swedish as the course progresses.

The Language Centre requires students to attend approximately 75 % of the classes. If this course is compulsory for you but you are unable to attend the course, it is possible for you to complete it independently by studying with the course books and taking a test that includes an oral and written part. In this case please contact person in charge.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Swedish for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1), period III-IV  Course  Saila Korvenranta  20.01.21 -05.05.21

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