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Finnish as a second language instruction at general upper secondary school

At general upper secondary school, you can study Finnish and literature (äidinkieli ja kirjallisuus) based on the Finnish as a second language and literature (suomi toisena kielenä ja kirjallisuus) syllabus if your native language is not Finnish, Swedish or Sami.

You can study Finnish as a second language (S2), if you find one or more of the following things difficult to do in Finnish:
- speaking
- reading
- writing
- listening

S2 instruction will prepare you to study and work in Finnish in the future.

Prerequisites:

The teacher will evaluate whether you should take part in S2 instruction. The teacher will discuss and decide with you the syllabus you will study.

Available languages:

Finnish

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Contact info and service points:

Organizer:

Education Division


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