Finnish

The courses below are offered through the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.

For questions about specific courses, contact the department:

Departmental Office: 414 Hamilton
212-854-3202
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Web: www.columbia.edu/cu/german

Conversation Courses

Students who wish intensive oral practice in German may take, in addition to Language Laboratory work, one of the 2-point conversation courses offered as parallels to the elementary and intermediate courses.

FINN UN1101 Elementary Course I. 4 points.

Fundamentals of grammar and lexicon. Building proficiency in aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing. Linguistic structures in the cultural context.

Fall 2017: FINN UN1101
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
FINN 1101 001/66558 T Th 4:10pm - 6:00pm
1 Deutsches Haus
Tuomas Hiltunen 4 1/18

FINN UN1201 Intermediate Course I. 4 points.

Prerequisites: FINN W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

Continued practice in aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing; review and refinement of grammatical structures; vocabulary building. Readings include Finnish fiction and nonfiction.

Fall 2017: FINN UN1201
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
FINN 1201 001/65738 M W 6:10pm - 8:00pm
1 Deutsches Haus
Tuomas Hiltunen 4 1/18

FINN W1202 Intermediate Course II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: FINN W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

Continued practice in aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing; review and refinement of grammatical structures; vocabulary building. Readings include Finnish fiction and nonfiction.

FINN W2101 Intermediate Course I. 4 points.

Prerequisites: FINN W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

Continued practice in aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing; review and refinement of grammatical structures; vocabulary building. Readings include Finnish fiction and nonfiction.

The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.